STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Gulleson delays U.S. Senate race decision; today's flood updates
BISMARCK--Former state Rep. Pam Gulleson, D-Rutland, said today that she will not make an announcement about whether she will seek the seat of retiring Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., until after flooding i... Posted on 6/29/11 at 5:49 PM
STAFF BLOG FAITH FORUM North Dakota teen abortion stats surprise state legislators
"About 1,600 North Dakota teenagers had abortions in the state during a 10-year period ending in 2008," Forum Communications' Teri Finneman reports. "The state Health Department data su... Posted on 6/18/10 at 9:55 AM
STAFF BLOG EVERYTHING ELSE BY FORUM REPORTER J. SHANE MERCER Identical twin brothers run for Minnesota State Legislature
Jay and Jeff Backer, identical twin brothers from Browns Valley and Graceville, are running for seats in the Minnesota State Legislature.
Read the story at: www.inforum.com/event/article/id/280990/... Posted on 6/7/10 at 6:00 AM
NASCAR DAD Sen Ray Holmberg
Sen Holmberg passed a bill (Senate Bill 2488) in 1993 that would discourage false reports of child abuse in divorce and child custody cases. All court costs would be paid by parent (often the mother) ... Posted on 7/22/09 at 5:45 AM
Tempers flared at a Senate hearing on immigration legislation Monday as a Republican senator objected to a Democrat's criticism of attempts by some to link the Boston Marathon bombings to the immigration bill.
After a third attempt, Senate lawmakers successfully passed a resolution proposing a constitutional change to remove the State Board of Higher Education and replace it with a full-time three-member committee.
The fate of a bipartisan Senate effort to subject more firearms buyers to background checks remains uncertain as seven Republicans amenable to a gun control debate are still likely to resist such an expansion.
The Senate is ready to launch an emotion-charged debate on new gun restrictions, four months after the carnage at a Connecticut elementary school spurred President Barack Obama and Congress to address firearms violence.
A divided Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday narrowly approved a Democratic bill expanding required federal background checks for nearly all gun purchases, but put off immediate consideration of an assault weapons ban.
The Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation Thursday toughening laws against people who illegally buy guns for others as lawmakers cast the first votes in Congress to curb firearms since December's horrific shootings at a Connecticut elementary school.
North Dakota state senators this morning reversed a vote from the previous day and approved funding to the University System’s budget to allow the State Board of Higher Education to buy out Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s remaining contract.
TJ Jerke, Forum News Service
, February 27, 2013
A deeply divided Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Republican Chuck Hagel to be the nation's next defense secretary, handing President Barack Obama's pick the top Pentagon job just days before billions of dollars in automatic, across-the-board budget cuts hit the military.
Adrienne Linde, wife of a North Dakota National Guard soldier from Devils Lake who was killed in action in Afghanistan late last year, will be the guest of Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, R-N.D., at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech by President Barack Obama.
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