PLATFORM & RESOLUTIONS

Democrats work in concert believing that tomorrow can be better than today: our educational, social, economic, and ecological systems can be more equal and healthier with each passing generation.

HISTORY

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.

BYLAWS

As amended by the Democratic-NPL Party Policy Committee, January 23, 2016.

Silence from Cramer & Hoeven on atrocities in Charlottesville is deafening

August 14, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – Responding to the deadly white supremacist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, VA, over the weekend, Democratic-NPL Chairwoman Kylie Oversen issued the following statement: “This weekend, we witnessed horrific acts of hate, violence and terror perpetrated by white supremacists, white nationalists and neo-Nazis. This was terrorism, plain and simple, and it claimed American lives. … Read More

Cramer opposes a bipartisan approach to health care. Americans strongly support it.

August 11, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – Congressman Cramer is adamant in his opposition to a bipartisan approach to improving our health care. Recently, he scoffed at the notion that members of both parties should work together to develop bipartisan reforms, saying: “That bar was so low anybody could have crawled over it. And somehow 48 Democrats and three Republicans couldn’t make … Read More

Nonpartisan report shows uncertainty, mixed signals from stalled Republican health care repeal efforts & potential move from Administration leading insurers to seek higher premiums

August 11, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – A new report by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation shows that mixed signals from the stalled Republican health care repeal efforts – as well as actions taken by the administration that threaten to disrupt insurance markets – are causing uncertainty “far outside the norm” leading insurers to seek higher premium increases for the coming year. … Read More

Dem-NPL legislators attend roundtable meetings with EPA Admin. Scott Pruitt

August 9, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – House minority leader Corey Mock (D-NPL, Grand Forks) and Rep. Alisa Mitskog (D-NPL, Wahpeton) issued the following statements following their participation in roundtable meetings with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. Rep. Mock:  “We appreciate Administrator Pruitt’s visit to North Dakota to discuss federal policies that affect the energy and agricultural industries here at … Read More

Despite Republican efforts to cut addiction services, Sen. Heitkamp works to protect funding and bring communities together

August 8, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – Despite partisan efforts in Washington, DC, to severely scale back funding for addiction treatment services in states impacted by the opioid crisis, U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp continues working to build support for policies that help address North Dakota’s needs when it comes to fighting addiction. “While congressional Republicans and the administration talk about addressing the opioid crisis, … Read More

Dem-NPL leaders call on Secretary of State to ensure protection of personal voter data

August 7, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – Democratic-NPL Chairwoman Kylie Oversen, Senate minority leader Joan Heckaman (New Rockford) and House minority leader Corey Mock (Grand Forks) sent an open letter to Secretary of State Al Jaeger in response to reports that his office is considering handing over personal information about North Dakota voters to a controversial federal commission. Deputy Secretary of State Jim Silrum previously … Read More