Jack Dura

The death of former Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem was followed by the mass deletion of emails and the revelation of a budget overrun tied to a building leased from a state lawmaker.
Supporters say the bills ensure fairness in female sports; opponents say the legislation is harmful toward transgender people and would repel major sports tournaments from the state.
Supporters of the proposals say they protect children from left-wing ideology. LGBTQ advocates say the wave of anti-transgender legislation is bigoted and harmful.
North Dakota state Sen. Janne Myrdal is sponsoring a bill that she says would reconcile differences between an abortion ban held up in court and preexisting state abortion laws.
Competing bills for income tax and property tax reductions are set to take the spotlight during the legislative session.