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Jeremy Turley

Jeremy Turley is a Bismarck-based reporter for Forum News Service, which provides news coverage to publications owned by Forum Communications Company.

Since joining the news service in 2019, Turley has mostly covered state politics, the oil industry and the COVID-19 pandemic. He grew up in Highland Park, Ill., a northern suburb of Chicago, and graduated from the University of Missouri at Columbia with a degree in journalism. Turley speaks English and Spanish. In his free time, Turley enjoys playing disc golf and taking pictures of prairie dogs.

Readers can reach Turley by email at, by phone at 847-770-7014 or on Twitter at @jeremyjturley.

After spending more than $3.2 million on political donations during the 2020 election cycle, campaign finance records filed last week indicate Republican Gov. Doug Burgum is making moves to be a major political donor again in 2022.
The group behind a proposed ballot measure to legalize recreational marijuana in North Dakota has raised more than $500,000 to support its effort. Most of the campaign funds come from pro-pot organizations located in Washington, D.C.
Three candidates are running to replace longtime Secretary of State Al Jaeger, while recently appointed Attorney General Drew Wrigley is looking to keep his office against Democratic challenger Tim Lamb.
Gov. Doug Burgum told state agency heads on Thursday to base their 2023-25 budget requests on the appropriations lawmakers approved for the current budget cycle. In previous years, Burgum asked agencies to find potential cuts in their budget requests amid harsher economic conditions.
The North Dakota Legislature passed a "trigger" law in 2007 that would ban abortion within 30 days if the Supreme Court ever changed direction on the controversial procedure. There are exceptions to the law if the mother's life is in danger and in cases of rape or incest.
Bismarck-based Rainbow Energy Center finalized the purchase of Coal Creek Station nearly a year after reaching an agreement to acquire the 1,150-megawatt power plant.
Sen. Ray Holmberg, R-Grand Forks, has chaired the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee for nearly two decades.
For the first time this year, Gary Adkisson's name did not appear in its usual spot as a member of the Tribune's editorial board in the Friday, April 29, edition of the outlet's print or digital newspaper.
The high court's decision upheld a district court ruling that rejected an effort by Dakota Access parent company Energy Transfer to keep private 16,000 documents pertaining to a partnership formed with security contractor TigerSwan during the pipeline protests near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in 2016 and 2017.
North Dakota Legislative Council attorney Claire Ness will change Capitol offices to become Attorney General Drew Wrigley's deputy attorney general. The Minot native served as an assistant attorney general before joining Legislative Council in 2016.