Internet privacy proposals introduced by Dem-NPL Rep. Hanson and Sen. Heckaman rejected by GOP lawmakers

April 27, 2017By robertMedia Release, Press Release

(Bismarck, ND) – Two proposals introduced by Democratic-NPL lawmakers to protect North Dakotans’ Internet privacy and personal data have been rejected by Republican lawmakers. The proposals – one, an amendment to House Bill 1008 and, the second, a study on online privacy issues – were introduced by Democratic-NPL Rep. Karla Rose Hanson (Fargo) and Sen. … Read More

Rep. Karla Rose Hanson provides powerful testimony on lack of funding for behavioral health care

April 21, 2017By robertMedia Release, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, April 21   (BISMARCK, N.D.) – Democratic-NPL Representative Karla Rose Hanson (Fargo) provided powerful testimony yesterday on HB 1040, a bill to address North Dakota’s behavioral health crisis by enacting recommendations from the interim Human Services Committee. Speaking on the House floor, Rep. Hanson said: “Last fall, I was knocking on doors in … Read More

Dem-NPL senators oppose legislation to study initiated ballot measure process

April 17, 2017By robertMedia Release, Press Release

Bill was amended to exclude representatives from labor, tribes and the minority party   (BISMARCK, N.D.) – On a motion to reconsider, all Democratic-NPL senators voted against Senate Bill 2135 Monday morning. The bill, which establishes a commission to review the initiated ballot measure process, was amended in conference committee to exclude labor and tribal representatives, … Read More

House Dem-NPL Leader Corey Mock introduces resolution honoring UND hockey for 8th national championship

April 7, 2017By robertMedia Release, News, Press Release

“North Dakota, here’s to you.” (BISMARCK, N.D.) – House Democratic-NPL Leader Corey Mock (Grand Forks) today introduced a resolution honoring the University of North Dakota hockey team for its eighth NCAA Division I National Championship and its outstanding overall 2016 season. (The full resolution can be found here.)  “We all know North Dakota has a long … Read More

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