House Republicans Approve $1.67 Million To Buy Ski Resort

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In addition to voting down a school choice bill, and voting for Obamacare’s 45% expansion of the already bloated state Medicaid program, House Republicans also approved a Parks and Recreation budget (HB1019) which included $1.67 million to buy the Frost Fire Ski Resort.

You’ve heard of socialized medicine. This, I guess, is socialized recreation. Here’s the video of Rep. Jim Kasper objecting to the appropriation on the floor of the House:

If this budget passes the Senate, and is signed by Governor Dalrymple, we can add a state-owned skii resort to our state-owned bank and state-owned grain mill.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com. In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters. He writes a weekly column for several North Dakota newspapers, and also serves as a policy fellow for the North Dakota Policy Council.

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