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Banks and businesses seeing counterfeit bills

October 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

As cash continues to flow through southwest North Dakota, retailers and banks need to keep a watchful eye on the currency they take in as more counterfeit bills are showing up in the area. Continue Reading

Governor faces choice on North Dakota abortion bills

March 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota has all but enacted what would be two of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country. Continue Reading

Other Views: Reject 2 anti-local tax bills

March 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

When North Dakota’s Republican legislators preach that they want smaller, less intrusive government, don’t believe them. The contradiction in what they say and what they do is rife with hypocrisy. Continue Reading

Colorado lawmakers move forward on new gun-control measures

February 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

DENVER The Democratic-controlled Colorado House of Representatives approved a package of strict gun-control measures late on Friday, in a state rocked by two of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history. Continue Reading

House passes 2 bills limiting abortions

February 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Legislation passed by the North Dakota House of Representatives Friday would prohibit abortions if a heartbeat can be detected in the fetus or because of the gender or genetic abnormalities. Continue Reading

Early bills show taxes, education are priorities

January 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Taxes, education funding, constitutional amendments and health care top Minnesota lawmakers’ priorities for the 2013 legislative session, according to some of the first bills introduced. Continue Reading

Rapid City writing off $192k in unpaid utility bills

January 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The media reports that nearly all the 900 bills from businesses and individuals are a few hundred dollars or less. Continue Reading

No shutdown, but tough legislative session expected in Minnesota

December 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Newly elected conservative Republican Minnesota legislative majorities and a new liberal governor took office two years ago, setting the stage for rocky state budget negotiations that ended in a state government shutdown. Continue Reading

Bakken grocery bills hard to swallow: Dickinson food prices at or above national, Midwest average

November 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The tale has spread that it’s possible to make a fortune out in the Bakken, but so has the tale of how it takes a fortune to live here. Continue Reading

Editorial: Klobuchar should get second term

October 24, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Six years ago, Amy Klobuchar was elected to her first term in the U.S. Senate. It hasn’t taken her long to become a respected legislator on both sides of the political aisle, as well as someone widely recognized as a hard-worker who can get things done Continue Reading