Few winners, many losers at the Legislature

The 2017 legislative session didn’t produce many winners. There wasn’t enough money for that. There were losers, however. By MIKE JACOBS NDNA Among them: •Native Americans The session began without an address from one of the state’s tribal leaders and…
News from the 65th Legislative Session

•“New normal” makes revenue forecasts harder Lawmakers got the bad news last week: Revenues are $46 million short of the amount they’d expected for the rest of the biennium. For the next two-year budget cycle, revenues are $103 million short.…
What about that Main Street initiative?

Next to “more budget cuts,” the three words heard most often during the first week of the 65th session of the North Dakota Legislature were “Main Street Initiative.”