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April 10, 2018
House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson (R-Fargo) urges members of the House to override Governor Doug Burgum's vetor of a HB 1153, a bill that would cap employee bonuses in the governors office and appointees. Rep. Carlson said he and House Minority Leader Rep. Corey Mock, seated right, were united in supporting the override vote. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune file photo
ND legislative slate solidifies as Democrats try to climb out of slump
April 10, 2018 - 11:27am
March 19, 2018
“The Pioneer Family” stands in front of the North Dakota State Capitol on July 14, 2016, in Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
New ND Legislature harassment policy a good start but needs tweaks, lawmakers say
March 19, 2018 - 5:51pm
House Majority Leader Al Carlson, R-Fargo, foreground, sits in the gallery at the North Dakota Supreme Court as state Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, middle, and Gov. Doug Burgum confer during legal arguments presented to the five justices in the case involving the challenge by lawmakers of Burgum's issuing five vetoes on parts of spending bills passed in the 2017 legislative session. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune
Historic legal battle between ND governor, lawmakers, reaches state Supreme Court
March 19, 2018 - 5:38pm
February 21, 2018
Shawn Riley was appointed North Dakota's chief information officer in March 2017. Photo provided by Gov. Doug Burgum's office.
ND lawmakers ask state IT head to delay reorganization
February 21, 2018 - 4:50pm
January 31, 2018
North Dakota candidates, from left, Rep. Pamela Anderson, House,  Paula Thomas, Senate, and Bradon Medenwald, House, announce their campaigns Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at Simply Made Apps, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Medenwald chooses ND House run rather than petition drive to change state's Sunday 'blue law'
January 31, 2018 - 8:27pm
January 19, 2018
Gov. Doug Burgum at a January 2018 meeting at Bismarck State College. / Forum News Service
Veto Q&A: A primer on the legal tussle between N.D.'s Legislature and governor
January 19, 2018 - 3:04pm
December 21, 2017
Voters at Holy Family Catholic Church in Grand Forks fill out their ballots early Tuesday, June 14, 2016, for the North Dakota primary election. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
New complaint challenges latest North Dakota voter ID law
December 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
December 14, 2017
North Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice Gerald VandeWalle, center, rises after addressing students at Kidder County High School Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. John Hageman / Forum News Service
ND Supreme Court asks for response in veto lawsuit
December 14, 2017 - 10:53am
December 6, 2017
North Dakota Rep. Kathy Hogan, D-Fargo, discusses the Legislature's sexual harassment policy Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
North Dakota legislators want updated sexual harassment policy
December 6, 2017 - 12:57pm
December 5, 2017
“The Pioneer Family” stands in front of the North Dakota State Capitol on July 14, 2016, in Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
ND lawmakers to contract with extra firm on revenue figures
December 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
November 16, 2017
Senate majority leader Sen. Rich Wardner (R-Dickinson), left, and House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson (R-Fargo) review amendments for legislation before a meeting at the state capitol. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
ND lawmakers to examine sexual harassment policy
November 16, 2017 - 1:49pm
November 8, 2017
House majority leader Rep. Al Carlson (R-Fargo) outlines details of an amended lease agreement between North Daktoa State University and Sanford Health on Apr. 12, 2017, in the state capitol in Bismarck. Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
House leader Carlson to seek re-election next year
November 8, 2017 - 1:20pm
September 28, 2017
Signs left by protesters demonstrating against the Energy Transfer Partners Dakota Access oil pipeline sit at the gate of a construction access road where construction has been stopped for several weeks due to the protests near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, U.S. September 6, 2016.  REUTERS/Andrew Cullen
Pipeline developer donates $15 million to ND for protest costs
September 28, 2017 - 6:32pm
August 26, 2017
A North Dakota legislative committee chaired by Republican Sen. Ray Holmberg, left, voted Wednesday, June 21, to proceed with a legal challenge over vetoes issued by Gov. Doug Burgum. Forum News Service photos
ND legislators to meet behind closed doors over Burgum veto lawsuit
August 26, 2017 - 11:24am
June 23, 2017
A North Dakota legislative committee chaired by Republican Sen. Ray Holmberg, left, voted Wednesday, June 21, to proceed with a legal challenge over vetoes issued by Gov. Doug Burgum. Left photo: John Hageman / Forum News Service. Right photo: Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Legislative vote in ND sets up rare legal battle with governor
June 23, 2017 - 5:06pm