Senators Heckaman, Mathern to introduce amendment restoring $7 million in behavioral health funding

April 6, 2017By robertMedia Release, News, Press Release

Amendment would also secure additional $7 million in matching federal funds for behavioral health   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, April 6   (BISMARCK, N.D.) – Democratic-NPL Senators Joan Heckaman (New Rockford) and Tim Mathern (Fargo) will today offer an amendment on the Senate floor restoring $7 million in state funds for behavioral health services – and … Read More

Dem-NPL lawmakers raise concerns over budget cuts to vital services, impacts on property tax relief

April 4, 2017By robertMedia Release, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, April 4   (BISMARCK, N.D.) – House and Senate Democratic-NPL lawmakers held a press conference Monday calling attention to the impact of budget cuts on North Dakota citizens. Specific impacts addressed at the press conference included cuts to higher education and state employment, reductions in funding for rural infrastructure, and unmet … Read More

Cramer’s silence on Russia is deafening

March 31, 2017By robertMedia Release, Press Release

Will Congressman Cramer stand up for North Dakota and call for nonpartisan investigation on Russia? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2017   (BISMARCK, N.D.) – We learned over the past week that Devin Nunes, Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, raced to share with President Trump and the media – prior to sharing it members of his own committee … Read More

House Dem-NPL leader Corey Mock on overriding Gov. Burgum’s veto of HB 1153

March 29, 2017By robertMedia Release, Press Release

 HB 1153 limits excessive bonuses for state employees FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 29  (BISMARCK, N.D.) – Speaking on the House floor today, House Democratic-NPL leader Corey Mock (Grand Forks) urged lawmakers to override Governor Burgum’s veto of HB 1153, a bill limiting excessive bonuses for the governor’s staff and appointees: “If we allow this veto to stand, and … Read More