First responders, Dem-NPL legislators highlight importance of collective bargaining rights for law enforcement, firefighters

January 31, 2017By robertMedia Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, N.D.) – Democratic-NPL legislators were joined by firefighters from across the state at a press conference Monday to highlight the importance of HB 1401, legislation that would establish collective bargaining rights for North Dakota’s law enforcement officers and paid, full-time firefighters. “I think people have a high degree of respect for police and firefighters, and … Read More

Dem-NPL legislative leaders issue statement on Gov. Burgum’s decision to include continued funding for Medicaid expansion

January 17, 2017By robertMedia Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, N.D.) – Senate Democratic-NPL Leader Joan Heckaman (D-23) and House Dem-NPL Leader Corey Mock (D-18) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Burgum’s decision to include continued funding for Medicaid expansion in his executive budget proposal: “As we review and evaluate the details of Gov. Burgum’s executive budget proposal released last night, we are encouraged … Read More

Dem-NPL elects new leaders for state House and Senate minority caucuses

December 5, 2016By robertMedia Release

The North Dakota Democratic-NPL has elected new leadership for the state House and Senate minority caucuses for the 65th Legislative Assembly. State Rep. Corey Mock (D-18) has been elected House Minority leader and State Sen. Joan Heckaman (D-23) has been elected Senate Minority leader. Other caucus leadership positions include: House Assistant Minority Leader: Rep. Kathy … Read More

President Obama endorses Josh Boschee for District 44 House

November 1, 2016By robertMedia Release, News, Press Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – President Barack Obama has endorsed Josh Boschee for North Dakota House in District 44. Boschee is among a select group of state legislative candidates from around the country to receive the President’s endorsement. “This election isn’t just about defeating extreme Republican candidates. It’s also about electing strong Democrats, like Josh Boschee,” says … Read More