December 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota is again on its way to building up a state surplus of hundreds of millions of dollars.
The general fund’s projected ending balance for June 30, 2013, is $383.2 million, a jump from the $51 million ending balance projected when the Legislature adjourned this spring. Continue Reading
November 11, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota lawmakers wrapped up the special session on Friday after providing millions of dollars in additional disaster relief and repealing a law requiring the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname. Oil country also got a boost.
November 8, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota legislators shot down a variety of bills suggested for discussion this week, including several aimed at western North Dakota.
During a special session, legislators need to propose bills to Republican-controlled delayed bills committees before their issues can advance.
September 13, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
The number of coyotes roaming North Dakota is up from last year, which might be exciting for hunters, but bad for livestock producers.
After a legislative bill failed, hunters won’t receive $100 for a coyote kill, but can still hunt all year.
August 23, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
GRAND FORKS When the 2011 North Dakota Legislature approved legislation that gave the University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname the weight of law, the 12-member delegation representing Grand Forks and the university broke with the majority.
August 18, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) Four North Dakota Republican state senators are competing to succeed Bob Stenehjem as the Senate’s GOP majority leader, and an election is expected before the Legislature’s special session begins in November, lawmakers said Thursday.
July 28, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK State officials authorized nearly $54 million in grants on Thursday to help oil-impacted cities with infrastructure needs.
The state’s three largest cities in oil country Dickinson, Williston and Minot received $21 million after submitting $48.9 million in project requests.
June 30, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK For North Dakota’s oil and gas producing counties, Thursday was like waking up on Christmas Day and finding out how generous Santa was this year.
May 10, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK Employees who see child pornography on a co-worker’s computer will soon be required under law to report it. Continue Reading
May 4, 2011 in The Dickinson Press
Former Rep. Francis J. “Frank” Wald, R-Dickinson, passed away shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday at his home in Dickinson. He was 76. Continue Reading