• North Dakota Legislative Review 1906
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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1906

    – [Announcer] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s Legislative News. Now, here’s your host, Dave Thompson with North Dakota Legislative Review. – And this is North Dakota Legislative Review. I’m Dave Thompson. Thanks for joining us. The story about higher education changes took an interesting turn this week. As you can recall, probably, a task force looking at governance recommend three separate boards of higher education. One for UND, one for NDSU, and one for the rest of the colleges. It became a two-board proposal. One for the two research universities and the other for the rest of the institutions. However, the House killed that. Now, we have…

  • North Dakota Legislative Review 1909
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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1909

    – [Announcer] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s legislative news. Now here’s your host Dave Thompson, with North Dakota Legislative Review. – And welcome to North Dakota Legislative Review, I’m Dave Thompson, thanks for joining us. This week the senate approved and expanded vote of higher education. This is part of the idea that you need to do some reform in the way the board works in higher education. This proposal expands the board from eight members to 15 members. Now if the House approves, this will be on the ballot in 2020. Also there’s a lot of talk about the upcoming revenue forecast, Monday and Tuesday, legislators…

  • North Dakota Legislative Review 1914
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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1914

    – [Announcer] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s legislative news. Now, here’s your host Dave Thompson with North Dakota Legislative Review. – And I’m Dave Thompson. Thanks for joining us for North Dakota Legislative Review. What has been happening now is the session is starting to wind down. You see the third period of the hockey game has started. And I always call that the where you get to the conference committees. So a lot of things have happened. For example, there’s been some action on constitutional measures. After an initiated constitutional measure passes the legislature will review it. That’s according to a bill that passed in the…

  • North Dakota Legislative Review 1908
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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1908

    – [Narrator] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s legislative news. Now, here’s your host, Dave Thompson, with North Dakota Legislative Review. – And welcome to North Dakota Legislative Review. I’m Dave Thompson, thanks for joining us. There’s an issue going around and there are several bills dealing with this and that determined about initiated status and measures. There are several proposals to try to tighten things up and under some of the proposals, constitutional measures could have a much tougher road to the ballot. For example, there are at least two proposals where it would require 60% voter approval for a constitutional measure to be approved. One of…

  • North Dakota Legislative Review 1913
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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1913

    – [Announcer] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s Legislative News. Now, here’s your host, Dave Thompson, with North Dakota Legislative Review. – And with North Dakota Legislative Review, I’m Dave Thompson. The governor’s first veto of the 2019 legislative session has been upheld. Now, the bill would have expanded license fees for driver’s license from $15 to $30, double it. The Senate decided to override the veto. House, however, upheld the veto. One of the other things that happened is that we saw more action on expanding the Board of Higher Education. It would go from eight members to 15 members. It passed the Senate, and then it…

  • North Dakota Legislative Review 1917
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    North Dakota Legislative Review 1917

    – [Narrator] Welcome to a weekly review of North Dakota’s legislative news. Now here’s your host Dave Thompson with North Dakota Legislative Review. (upbeat theme music) – And this is North Dakota Legislative Review, I’m Dave Thompson, thanks for joining us. For the first time this session, Governor Doug Burgum testified in support of legislation. He also vetoed two bills and signed about 500 others. Political correspondent Chad Mira looks back at what was a busy session for the Governor. – We’re honored to announce that the Governor’s office today will begin to display… The flags of the five tribal nations with whom we share geography, (applause) alongside our state…