STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Shutdown over, farm bill up next
By Don Davis
President Barack Obama makes new federal farm policy his third highest congressional priority now that the federal shutdown is history, but that is no guarantee a farm bill will have easy... Posted on 10/21/13 at 8:32 AM
THE NEW FORTY Speaking the truth...
Kevin Cramer, North Dakota's new addition to the U.S. House is committed to speaking the truth and says society needs more people to stand up and speak the truth. The most recent "truth" that Cramer s... Posted on 5/17/13 at 10:34 PM
THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Republican rallies
North Dakota's Republican candidates will tour the state in the coming days in one last campaign burst before Election Day.
U.S. Senate candidate Gov. John Hoeven, U.S. House candidate Rep. Rick Berg... Posted on 10/26/10 at 1:16 PM
IT'S GOOD TO BE IN N.D. Ole and Lena get campaigning
Here is a video from Brad Crabree's campaign to be a public service commissioner. I'm just going to post it and let you draw your own conclusions, which I invite you to share in the comments.
http://... Posted on 10/20/10 at 12:42 PM
BISMARCK – More than 600 full-time military technicians in the North Dako-ta National Guard will lose a total $1.2 million in pay over the next 11 weeks as they are required to take off one day a week due to national spending cuts.
FARGO – Two candidates vying for the GOP nomination in North Dakota’s U.S. House race have caught the eye of national party backers.
The National Republican Congressional Committee announced today that both Shane Goettle and Kevin Cramer have been elevated to “on the radar” status – priming them for inclusion in the NRCC’s “Young Guns” campaign.
FARGO – Republican U.S. House candidate Kevin Cramer said Thursday he won’t participate in the state GOP convention in March, an unprecedented move that bucks the traditional political process in North Dakota.
How can North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Kevin Cramer be trusted to make decisions for the good of the people when he is getting “campaign contributions” from the very people he is expected to regulate?
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Public Service Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a settlement agreement with North States Power Co. in relation to a 2008 gas explosion in south Fargo leveled a home and left one woman badly burned.
An article in the Oct. 26 Jamestown Sun quoted PSC Commissioner Kevin Cramer as saying that donations (thousands of dollars in contributions) to his campaign by entities the Public Service Commission regulates is “noble activism by a corporate citizen.”
Crabtree says Cramer’s campaign reports show ‘disturbing pattern’
BISMARCK – Kevin Cramer’s campaign reports show “a disturbing pattern” of accepting money from companies and executives affected by his decisions as a Public Service Commission regulator, his Democratic challenger said Monday.
As a former executive with 30 years experience in our electric power industry, I was troubled by North Dakota Public Service Commissioner Kevin Cramer’s recent response to opponent Brad Crabtree’s lignite coal technology recommendations.
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