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Stories with organization: North Dakota State Legislative Assembly
  • July 1 brings more dollars for oil-impacted ND communities 
    Updated: Jun-30-15 5:14 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - July will bring more tax revenue from oil and gas production to some North Dakota communities to help them deal with the impacts of energy development.

  • ND unlikely to extend anti-discrimination protection to gays 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 4:37 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - David Hamilton and his husband, Bernie Erickson, say they're "thrilled" the U.S. Supreme Court has allowed gay marriage nationally, but the Fargo couple believes anti-discrimination protections for gays and lesbians are still lacking in North Dakota.

  • North Dakota lawmakers assigned to interim committees 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 11:26 am

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Legislature's 141 members have been assigned committees to study topics that could inspire bills for the next legislative session.

  • North Dakota farm group turns in signatures for referendum 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 3:57 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's biggest farm group says it has gathered enough signatures to force a referendum on the Legislature's decision to loosen the state's Depression-era ban against corporate farming.

  • ND Legislature returns for 1 day to pass budget measure 
    Updated: Jun-16-15 3:43 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - The North Dakota Legislature finally passed a budget Tuesday after lawmakers called themselves back from adjournment for an unprecedented one-day session.

  • ND Legislature to reconvene to consider unresolved measure 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 11:35 am

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - A legislative panel on Wednesday decided to reconvene the entire North Dakota Legislature next week to consider a budget bill left unresolved by lawmakers earlier this year.

  • ND lawmakers reach deal that lets benefits bill move forward 
    Updated: Jun-08-15 5:28 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - A panel of legislative leaders resolved a dispute Monday that was holding up a more than $14 million appropriations bill for the state's public employee retirement system, agreeing to add one lawmaker from each party to board that oversees the benefits.

  • Locations named for 4 new North Dakota judgeships 
    Updated: Jun-04-15 3:27 pm

    BISMARCK, North Dakota - Four new judgeships approved by the North Dakota Legislature will be headquartered in Williston, Watford City, Mandan and Dickinson - districts that have been undermanned in recent years because of increased population and caseloads brought on by rapid oil development.