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Sanford to give abortion doctors admitting rights: Contested North Dakota law requires credentials at area hospital

February 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Sanford Health has granted hospital admitting privileges to licensed physicians who perform abortions at a Fargo women’s clinic, the first area hospital to allow abortion doctors to satisfy a new state requirement.
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ND lawmakers question discontinued plans under Obamacare

November 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Questions about health insurance plans being discontinued under Obamacare dominated discussion about the Affordable Care Act on Tuesday at the Capitol, with one Republican lawmaker saying many people feel the law’s grandfather-clause e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

WV lawmakers to travel to ND to study Legacy Fund

August 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK State lawmakers from West Virginia are coming to North Dakota to learn more about the state’s savings account for oil and gas taxes. Continue Reading

ND lawmakers see Turkish rage on foreign trip

June 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Halfway across the globe on a goodwill trip, four local legislators found themselves in the middle of the protests in Turkey. They witnessed the escalation of the protests over a three-day stretch that ended June 2. By the last day, some were unnerved. Continue Reading

Lawmakers cut request for higher ed employees

February 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A handful of lawmakers have stripped the seven positions Gov. Jack Dalrymple has called for in his budget for the state’s University System, while others discuss a bill that would prohibit the chancellor from spending or accessing any fees from the state’s institutions for new office staff. Continue Reading

Bill would put a tax on industrial water sales

February 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota lawmakers are considering a proposal to impose a water extraction tax for industrial water use in light of significant water demand in the Oil Patch. Continue Reading

New lawmakers excited to begin

January 10, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

The scene was much like the first day of school or a family reunion as 62 new lawmakers experienced their first legislative session day Tuesday at the Minnesota Capitol alongside returning senators and representatives. Continue Reading

Lawmakers brace for 80-day money-grab

January 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK With the 2013 North Dakota Legislative Assembly set to convene Tuesday, lawmakers are bracing themselves for an 80-day money-grab. Continue Reading

State Legislature doesn’t reflect constituency

November 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Each election season, voters gravitate toward candidates they feel best share their interests. Continue Reading

Lawmakers weigh potential oil pros, cons in SD

July 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BUFFALO, S.D. (AP) Fifteen lawmakers are meeting in Buffalo, S.D., to hear concerns about potential oil development in northwestern South Dakota.
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