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GOP lawmakers pitch 60/40 split of oil production tax revenue to address local needs

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Western North Dakota counties struggling to keep pace with oil and gas development would more than double their current take of oil tax revenue under a revised formula pitched by Republican lawmakers Wednesday.

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Plan for the Patch: Western N.D. lawmakers to discuss early funding bill for 2015 construction season

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- Four western North Dakota lawmakers have scheduled a press conference here Wednesday to discuss their plan to introduce an early funding bill in January that would give oil-impacted areas a head start on the 2015 construction season.

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Plan for the Patch: Western N.D. lawmakers to discuss early funding bill for 2015 construction season

September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK –- Four western North Dakota lawmakers have scheduled a press conference here Wednesday to discuss their plan to introduce an early funding bill in January that would give oil-impacted areas a head start on the 2015 construction season.

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Polarizing politics? Public may be growing more partisan, but trend may not hold true in N.D.

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Retired U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan points to 1990 and then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich when assigning blame for an era of aggressive campaigning in American politics.

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Polarizing politics? Public may be growing more partisan, but trend may not hold true in N.D.

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — Retired U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan points to 1990 and then-House Minority Whip Newt Gingrich when assigning blame for an era of aggressive campaigning in American politics.

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Republicans look for an opening

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans are looking for any opportunity to get a foothold in a state government dominated by Democrats.

Sen. Scott Newman announced Thursday that he is seeking to upset two-term Democratic Attorney General Lori Swanson a…continue reading on dglobe.com

NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

NDGOP director says Hendrickson not eligible for U.S. House endorsement

April 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – DuWayne Hendrickson, a Minot Republican who announced his intention last month to seek the party’s endorsement for U.S. House of Representatives, will not be eligible for the endorsement at this weekend’s state convention in Minot, a…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tipping the election scale: Local Democrat, GOP leaders sound off on upcoming western North Dakota primaries

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Republicans dominate the political landscape in western North Dakota. Nonetheless, the Democratic-NPL Party is attempting to make inroads during legislative elections this fall.

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Tipping the election scale: Local Democrat, GOP leaders sound off on upcoming western North Dakota primaries

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Republicans dominate the political landscape in western North Dakota. Nonetheless, the Democratic-NPL Party is attempting to make inroads during legislative elections this fall.

But before Democrats can win any elections west of the Missouri River…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com