June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized
FARGO, N.D. â A new federal directive requiring criminal investigators to record interrogations of suspects while in police custody has the support of North Dakotaâs top federal prosecutor.
The office of Tim Purdon, the U.S. attorney for North…continue reading on dglobe.com
February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized
WASHINGTON â Federal inspectors have issued more than 700 violations to BNSF Railway in the past eight years for defects on its tracks in North Dakota, according to a letter from the Federal Railroad Administration.
Those 721 violations came about…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
June 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Better late than never. The federal farm bill jumped another hurdle toward becoming law when the Senate passed a five-year proposal Monday evening that would cost $955 billion over 10 years. Continue Reading
April 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK – Sen. Larry Luick said Tuesday the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is too big for North Dakota to commit to without federal help. Continue Reading
April 9, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
The federal government’s failure to agree on how to fix its debt problem could cost Minnesota more than $90 million this year.
Early numbers show schools and health programs could be among those most affected, a legislative committee learned Friday. Continue Reading
March 5, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but starting last Friday, they began to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal budget cuts known as “sequestration.”
No one knows for sure how Minnesotans will be affected, but there is widespread agreement it will be felt. Continue Reading
February 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. The towering giant sequoias at Yosemite National Park would go unprotected from visitors who might trample their shallow roots. At Cape Cod National Seashore, large sections of the Great Beach would close to keep eggs from being destroyed if natural resource managers are cut. Continue Reading
February 21, 2013 in EOT Focus
Minnesota’s senior congressional Republican shows little optimism that massive automatic federal spending cuts can be avoided. Continue Reading
January 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Two companies fined more than half a million dollars by the state of North Dakota for improperly dumping sewage in the western Oil Patch have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors to pay more fines. Continue Reading
January 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
It’s mid-January again and that means it’s time for the tax-paying public to get in touch with its favorite uncle. Continue Reading