STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH WITH FORUM COMMUNICATIONS' AMY DALRYMPLE Watford City to house new judge
BISMARCK -- Watford City will be home to a new judgeship aimed at addressing the increase in court filings in growing Oil Patch communities, the North Dakota Supreme Court decided Tuesday.
State legis... Posted on 6/4/13 at 7:41 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Child care providers go to court
By Don Davis
Minnesota child care providers who want nothing to do with a union are taking a new law to federal court.
The law Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton signed Friday allows home-based child care p... Posted on 5/29/13 at 5:10 PM
FARGO SCHOOL TALK 2013 Legislative session wraps up
By Business Manager Broc Lietz
At approximately 4:30 a.m., Saturday, May 4, the 2013 legislative session drew to a close. The North Dakota Legislature meets for a maximum of 80 days every other year,... Posted on 5/9/13 at 12:10 PM
THE NEW FORTY Common sense delivered by Dr. Thomas Jacobsen...
Today I want to utilize my blog to both applaud a good citizen and to further spread his thoughtful words. I know my blog readers extend far beyond my local area and beyond North Dakota. I also recogn... Posted on 5/5/13 at 7:16 PM
BISMARCK – Revenue streaming into North Dakota’s general fund has surpassed the state’s forecast by $1.6 billion with one month left to go in the two-year budget cycle, state Budget Director Pam Sharp reported Tuesday, prompting one lawmaker to ask, “How can we be that far off?”
ST. PAUL — Minnesota business and labor union organizations were among the heaviest spenders on lobbying during the first five months of 2013, which coincided with the Legislature's annual session, according to financial reports made public Tuesday.
Demand for long-term solution growing, Sen. Heitkamp says
FARGO – This summer’s déjà vu of debate over a popular federal student loan was hardly a surprise after the way Congress dealt with it the last time, Jeanne Enebo said.
FARGO - One lawmaker lamented the buyout of embattled North Dakota University System Chancellor Hamid Shirvani’s contract because she thinks he should have just been fired. Another thought it was a shame because it ensures the head of the state’s public colleges and universities will be “a puppet of sorts.”
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lawmakers went out of their way to put a dent in property taxes by heaping hundreds of millions of new dollars into state allowances to schools and local governments. They also bolstered programs that supply direct-to-homeowner tax credits.
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