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After Criticizing Kevin Cramer Over Missed Votes, Turns Out George Sinner Went On Vacation During Legislative Session

After Criticizing Kevin Cramer Over Missed Votes, Turns Out George Sinner Went On Vacation During Legislative Session

It’s not been an auspicious couple of week for Democrat campaigns in the state. Last week Agriculture Commissioner candidate Ryan Taylor came out swinging against his opponent Doug Goehring, accusing him of not supporting mandatory technology for pipelines in the state which, according to Taylor, could have prevented or mitigated a recent saltwater spill near

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UND Says They’ll Continue Partnership With “Unconscionable” Debit Card Company

Yesterday I wrote here on SAB about University of North Dakota students receiving notices that they may be eligible for a payout in a class action lawsuit over the way a company called HigherOne has been handling student debit cards. That company entered into a partnership with UND in 2009, despite protests from some students,

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Parental Rights Ballot Measure Will Be 5th On November Ballot

It’s looking like the November ballot will be a crowded one. Before today there were four statewide measures – each a constitutional amendment passed by the Legislature and needing approval of voters - already on the ballot: Measure 1: SCR4009  if passed, would recognize life as existing at every stage of human development Measure 2: HCR3006 

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Williston Herald Calls For Rent Control In The Oil Patch

On Friday a town hall held on rising rents in Williston, ND, (central to North Dakota’s oil fields) came “to a boil” according to a report from Eric Killelea at the  Williston Herald. The issue has unfortunately been politicized. A Democrat state Senate candidate – Barbara Vondell –  has made high rents her campaign platform, and

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North Dakota University Elite Live High On The Hog While Research Lab Goes Without Running Water

If there were just one story we could point to in showing how completely upside down priorities are in our university system, how utterly out of control our university leadership is absent any real oversight or transparency, let it be this report which begins with an anecdote about a group of researchers who have to

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