Concern over falling oil prices has been palpable in the first half of North Dakota’s 2015 legislative session, and lawmakers seem to have lost some of their zeal for cutting taxes.Read More →
By Rob Port | Watchdog.org North Dakota Bureau
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota Superintendent of Public Schools Kirsten Baesler was recently charged with simple assault involving her fiancee, Todd Tschosik, but the incident has focused the public’s attention on a more disturbing timeline.
It includes allegations of alcohol abuse, violence and job abandonment involving the state’s top education official and Tschosik, a […]
“When I first ran and visiting with candidates I always asked if you had any money left in the campaign account after the campaign and one of the most fascinating responses I heard was ‘put it in your checking account, it’s yours.'”Read More →
The problem was never that Koleilat was speaking on Ash Wednesday. It is that he’s Muslim.Read More →
A group of Republican lawmakers in North Dakota’s state House of Representatives were upset that a Muslim leader was chosen to deliver an invocation at the beginning of their floor session on Ash Wednesday, a Christian holy day.Read More →
A public policy group now ranks North Dakota as the state least dependent on federal funding, but that may have more to do with the state’s recent surge in local funding than a decline in federal dollars flowing into the state.Read More →