JIMMY JABBER Duluth-area leaders bring a message of thanks to Capitol
ST. PAUL Previous years visits to the state Capitol by Northeastern Minnesota community leaders included requests to fund projects such as an airport terminal, a hockey arena, an intermodal transpo... Posted on 2/14/13 at 1:00 AM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Money requested from Legislature to study Killdeer Mountain
BISMARCK A proposal in the state Senate seeks to provide $250,000 to do an archaeological study within the Battle of Killdeer Mountain study area, in part due to the encroachment of oil development.
... Posted on 2/7/13 at 9:59 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Legislators prepare for 2013 session
BISMARCK North Dakota legislative leaders agreed Tuesday to move forward with a video project that they see as an opportunity to improve public access to the Legislature.
In previous sessions, the p... Posted on 6/19/12 at 5:45 PM
STAFF BLOG THE AREA VOICES COMMUNITY Areavoices Digest #67 - More than just Marilyn Hagerty
That title you see above is my cheap ploy to get you to click on my blog. I'm not beneath trickery. But the fact is: Marilyn Hagerty is hot. Stories about her and now her Areavoices blog are generatin... Posted on 3/14/12 at 4:39 PM
NORTH DAKOTA OUTDOORS AND BEYOND outdoors bills passed so far in 2011 North Dakota legislature
HB 1180 - (Representatives Drovdal, Schatz; Senator Nodland) - Landowner preferential elk licenses will be issued by weighted lottery if the number of applicants exceeds the number of licenses availa... Posted on 3/18/11 at 2:50 PM
Minnesota senators took nearly 17 hours to approve a bill allowing childcare providers and personal care attendants to unionize.
The bill passed 35-32 a little after 8 a.m. today after senators debated it continuously since Tuesday afternoon.
By Don Davis and Danielle Killey, Forum News Service
, May 15, 2013
Turns out that cutting was the easy part. Now Republicans who control a majority of the state capitols in the United States face a far greater philosophical dilemma — what to do with all the money when an improving economy suddenly creates a surplus in revenues?
FARGO — A glitch in the funding formula for North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund means the conservation initiative is projected to have only a little more than half of the $30 million authorized for the next biennium.
Patrick Springer, Forum News Service
, May 13, 2013
BISMARCK — In the early morning hours Saturday after North Dakota lawmakers wrapped up the longest-ever legislative session, Republicans praised the session as the greatest in history while Democrats said it was full of “squandered opportunities.”
BISMARCK – After starting the day with the House defeating a bill that would have increased funding for K-12 schools and provided about $714 million in property tax relief, the final day of the North Dakota Legislature is dragging on.
BISMARCK -- Reversing a vote from Thursday, House lawmakers today defeated Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s proposal to increase state aid to K-12 school districts while providing about $714 million in property tax relief.
BISMARCK — North Dakota’s Legislature is headed down the session’s home stretch, but first must find consensus on a host of spending plans and other last-minute measures before the state constitution’s 80-day limit is imposed.
James MacPherson, Associated Press
, April 29, 2013
Minnesota House Democrats say it is time to balance the state budget and make new investments, but Republicans argue the tax plan they are expected to vote on today does so at the expense of taxpayers.
Danielle Killey, Forum News Service
, April 24, 2013
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