Kathy Kulesa, the longtime human rights director for the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights, takes over for Erica Thunder, who resigned to accept a new position in the state's prison system.
Gov. Doug Burgum says one of the biggest challenges in getting this policy passed may be the age of many of the state's elected leaders. "The state's average age is 35," he said on this episode of Plain Talk. "That is not the average age of the Legislature."