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The North Dakota Democratic-NonPartisan League Party (Dem-NPL) is the North Dakota affiliate of the Democratic Party of the United States. This political organization is the outcome of a merger of two parties.
Senate Republicans’ so-called ‘health care’ bill imposes even deeper cuts to Medicaid, cuts taxes for the wealthy
(BISMARCK, ND) – Today, Senate Republicans finally released the full text of their health care legislation, which was drafted behind closed doors in a highly secretive process without allowing public hearings. Here’s what the bill’s details reveal: Imposes even deeper cuts to Medicaid – The bill would impose even deeper cuts to Medicaid than the … Read More
Hoeven refuses to call for public hearings on bill to strip coverage from tens of thousands of North Dakotans (BISMARCK, ND) – Another day, and Senator John Hoeven still refuses to call for public hearings on a bill The Fargo Forum reports would strip health coverage away from 30,100 North Dakotans. The legislation being … Read More
President Trump calls Kevin Cramer’s ‘health care’ bill “Mean” (BISMARCK, ND) – This week, in a meeting with Republican Senators, President Trump changed his tone regarding the ‘health care’ bill Congressman Cramer helped author, calling it “mean.” In response, Democratic-NPL executive director Robert Haider issued the following statement: “We happen to agree with the president. The … Read More
Senior GOP official on why they won’t make their bill public: “We aren’t stupid.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2017 (BISMARCK, ND) – Rep. Kevin Cramer was instrumental in authoring the House Republican ‘health care’ bill behind closed doors, refusing to let the public see it, preventing consideration of amendments from across the aisle, and ultimately … Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2017 (BISMARCK, N.D.) – After multiple federal courts have blocked President Trump’s travel ban from implementation, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has joined Republican officials from 15 other states to support the ban at the Supreme Court. In response to Stenehjem’s actions, Democratic-NPL executive director Robert Haider released the following statement: … Read More
Cramer says his priority is addressing the addiction crisis; his actions tell a different story (BISMARCK, ND) – Last week, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its official analysis of the Republican ‘health care’ bill. According to the CBO, 23 million Americans would lose their health insurance and 1.84 million Americans seeking treatment for drug addiction and mental … Read More