“Surge” Funding Bill For Oil Impacts Grows To $1.1 Billion

When it comes to funding oil country, it seems like legislators have opted for the both and philosophy as opposed to an either or. More details and commentary from Rob Port at Say Anything Blog.

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Property Tax Transparency Bill Goes Down

If you were hoping Ward County might someday soon put property tax records online, you’ll have to call your County Commissioner. The Legislature won’t be compelling counties to do anything.

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Proposed: Only Property Owners Vote in School Bond Elections

The bill is on the table and would likely complicate the election process, but if passed it would allow only property owners to vote in school bond elections. Get the full details and commentary from Say Anything Blog.com

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Senate Unanimously Passes Immunity For Those Reporting Drug Overdoses

This is one of those rare times when you need to talk to your kids about what’s happening in the state legislature, and it’s not a done deal so contact your Representatives. It grants immunity from prosecution in cases where the individual reports an overdose.

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Bill Would Allow Attorney General To Fine Repeat Open Records Violators

With all the reports of open meeting violations we’ve seen over the last year, particularly from the State Board of Higher Education, perhaps it is time for the law to have some teeth.

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North Dakota Supreme Court Criminalizes Saying No to DUI Tests

The penalty for saying no to a breathalyser or blood test is now officially a criminal offence. Catch the details on the court case and commentary from Rob Port and Say Anything Blog.com.

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Legislative Resolution Calls For Study Of Local Budget Transparency

Do lawmakers and the public need more transparency from local governments? A legislative resolution calling for just that got a unanimous ‘do pass’ recommendation from the Senate  Political Subdivisions Committee.

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Video: Hoeven Supports Keystone on Fox News

Senator Hoeven got some prime time media coverage on Fox News Sunday night talking about the Keystone pipeline. Say Anything Blog has the full video and commentary on the appearance.

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