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KELLY ARMSTRONG

Here's a look at the fundraising reports for North Dakota's federal candidates.
On this episode three committed baseball nerds — Congressman Kelly Armstrong, Chad Oban, and Rob Port — talk about their favorite sport at the dawn of a new season.
The legislation, named the "Burial Equity for Guards and Reserves Act," allows members of the National Guard and reserve to be eligible for burial in state veterans cemeteries without the cemetery losing funds from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
It's worth remembering that all three members of North Dakota's federal delegation -- Sens. John Hoever and Kevin Cramer and Congressman Kelly Armstrong -- voted to certify the election.

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"Alarmingly, from April 2020 to April 2021, for the first-time in the United States, overdoses took the lives of more than 100,000 people in a one-year period," writes Rep. Kelly Armstrong. "This is an increase of 28.5% from the previous year."
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The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives passed the "Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act" on Thursday along party lines. Rep. Kelly Armstrong, R-N.D., and Rep. Michelle Fischbach, R-Minn., voted against the bill, which faces a much harder path in the gridlocked Senate.
A mandate would affect tens of millions of American workers.
Shaw writes, "Some recent votes in Congress remind us that democracy is very much under siege. Those votes dealt with voting rights and the alarming Jan. 6 attack."
Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., also voted against the bill. In Minnesota, the delegation voted on party lines, with Democrats supporting the measure and Republicans against it.

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Incumbent Tax Commissioner Ryan Raushcenberger's resignation is effective January 3. By that date, Governor Doug Burgum will have to choose a replacement.
Forum cartoonist Trygve Olson comments on North Dakota Rep. Kelly Armstrong's decision to vote against the bipartisan infrastructure bill.
Risch writes, "It’s obvious that misrepresentative Armstrong is afraid of repercussions from the has been, loser Donald Trump and his cult followers. He put politics ahead of policy and should be banned from the ribbon cuttings this bill will produce."

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