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Bill seeks better insurance for local governments in North Dakota
January 16, 2019 - 5:49pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers have introduced a bill to increase liability limits for political subdivisions in the event one is found...
North Dakota lawmakers push sexual orientation discrimination ban with scaled-back proposals
January 16, 2019 - 5:21pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers are making another push to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation with a pair of scaled-back...
Bills to seal first-time DUI offenses, other crimes introduced in North Dakota
January 16, 2019 - 4:58pm
BISMARCK - Drunken driving offenders with a single offense may have their records sealed if they don’t have any convictions for criminal offenses...
Walz administration names pick for 'most important but least noticed' post
January 16, 2019 - 3:58pm
ST. PAUL — The Walz administration on Wednesday, Jan. 16, named Lola Velazquez-Aguilu Chair of the Commission on Judicial Selection. The commission...
Lawmakers fault state regulators for trū Shrimp's move to South Dakota
January 16, 2019 - 3:29pm
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers on Wednesday, Jan. 16, faulted state pollution control agents with setting up regulatory burdens that prevented...
WATCH: Shouting match erupts at Minnesota Capitol over recreational marijuana
January 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
ST. PAUL - A group fighting the legalization of recreational marijuana in Minnesota took their arguments to the State Capitol on Wednesday and...
North Dakota legislators eye penalties for service animal fraud
January 16, 2019 - 12:27pm
BISMARCK — People who fraudulently claim their dog is a service animal could face a $100 fine under a bill considered by a North Dakota legislative...
ND fair offering cash for historical society to hit deadline
January 15, 2019 - 6:05pm
MINOT, N.D. - The Ward County Historical Society must remove its Pioneer Village Museum from the fairgrounds to its new location in Burlington...
Number of measures introduced in North Dakota Legislature reaches recent high
January 15, 2019 - 5:20pm
BISMARCK — North Dakota lawmakers had introduced 869 bills and resolutions as of Monday, Jan. 14, the most in 10 years, according to a memo...
A life-saving tool or 'gun-grabbing' maneuver? North Dakota lawmakers unveil firearm seizure bill
January 15, 2019 - 4:02pm
BISMARCK — A bipartisan group of North Dakota lawmakers, police chiefs and education officials unveiled legislation Tuesday, Jan. 15, allowing...
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
January 15, 2019 - 2:44pm
ST. PAUL — The ongoing federal government shutdown is costing Minnesota and how much longer the state can bear the expense is coming into question,...
North Dakota Republican leaders introduce bill to implement ethics measure
January 15, 2019 - 9:40am
BISMARCK -- Republican leaders in the North Dakota Legislature have introduced legislation to implement the new anti-corruption measure voters...
Heidi Heitkamp to join CNBC as contributor
January 15, 2019 - 9:24am
Former U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp announced Tuesday on Twitter she is starting a new job as a CNBC contributor.Heitkamp, a Democrat from North...
Minn. rushes to approve February food stamps help
January 14, 2019 - 9:52pm
ST. PAUL -- People who rely on food stamps to eat have until Tuesday, Jan 15, to make sure their eligibility is in order to guarantee their federal...
South Dakota legislative committee to revisit CBD oil legislation after public pushback
January 14, 2019 - 7:35pm
PIERRE, S.D. — Legislators are revisiting language in the state's regular update to the list of controlled substances after facing public pushback...