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

Republican “slash and spend” policies give rise to expected $16.6 million deficiency on property tax relief

October 6, 2016By robertMedia Release

(BISMARCK, ND) – With 34 days before Election Day, North Dakota Republicans are running from their record of “slash and spend” fiscal mismanagement on the heels of news that the state could be more than $16 million short of funding needed to sustain a popular property tax relief program. “The North Dakota Legislature is at serious risk … Read More