The North Dakota State Hospital is stepping towards a new investment. The first step is funding to demolish five buildings on the existing campus in Jamestown that have been vacant for decades. The Senate has supported the funding unanimously, if approved by the house, it will clear the way for new designs. Get the full story here from Inforum.com.
With a vote of 79-13, the House advanced bill 1333 that would prevent the children from attending drag shows. Get the full coverage from Jeremy Turley at the Dickinson Press that includes quotes from current Minot Representative Lori Van Winkle and former Minot resident and current Fargo Representative Josh Boschee. All eight Minot members of the House supported the bill.
The ND Senate Judiciary Committee advanced SB 2150 with a 5-1 ‘Do Pass’ recommendation. The bill clarifies state law for medical providers and bans all abortions after six weeks gestation. Only abortions due to rape or incest would be allowed prior to six weeks gestation. Jack Dura with the Bismarck Tribune has the full story.