WASHINGTON – House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday to bypass the president to speed approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Democrats criticized the legislation as a blatant attempt to allow a foreign company to avoid environmental review. The bill was approved, 241-175, largely along party lines.
BISMARCK - The chairman of the North Dakota Republican Party is stepping down.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House voted Friday to take the politically charged decisions about their salaries out of their own hands, approving a constitutional amendment that would ask voters if there should be an independent state council to set legislative pay.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House has voted to give nursing home workers in the state a 5-percent pay increase.
ST. PAUL — A state Capitol facelift, college campus building projects and regional civic center upgrades got thrown in limbo Friday when the Minnesota House failed to muster enough votes for an $800 million construction bill.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is meeting over the weekend as the clock counts down on the regular session.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House has passed a bill that raises the maximum donations that candidates for office can accept from donors.
HAMEL, Minn. – Jeff Johnson tried to make peace as last year’s Minnesota Republican convention split into two factions, and now looks to bridge that gap and more as he launches a run for governor.RELATED CONTENT
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Legislature voted Friday to close a tax loophole used by the oil industry that the Tax Department says is costing the state $50 million each year.
WEST FARGO – Fargo area Republicans will hold a reorganization meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday here at the Sheyenne 9th Grade Center, 800 40th Ave. E.
BISMARCK – A funding plan for North Dakota’s K-12 schools and the prospects for more property tax relief hung in limbo Friday evening after House lawmakers defeated the bill early on the last day of the legislative session.
FARGO – A federal bill that could authorize the $1.8 billion flood diversion project for Fargo-Moorhead is expected to reach the Senate floor Monday.RELATED CONTENT
DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa Senate ethics panel is scheduled to meet to review a complaint that a state senator accepted payments from a presidential campaign in 2012.
‘We stand on his shoulders’: Guy, four-term governor of North Dakota, lauded for lifetime of selfless service
FARGO – The life of Bill Guy, the farmer from Amenia who became a four-term governor of North Dakota, was celebrated Tuesday in a memorial service at Fargo’s First Presbyterian Church.RELATED CONTENT
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he will revive his push to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a first-term campaign promise that a Democratic-led Congress rejected as impractical and potentially unsafe.RELATED CONTENT