Dem-NPL legislators outline key areas of concern with Measure 5 implementation bill

February 15, 2017By robertMedia Release, News, Press Release

Areas of concern represent significant departures from original intent and spirit A document detailing the nine key areas of concern identified by Dem-NPL legislators can be viewed by clicking this link. (BISMARCK, N.D.) – Democratic-NPL legislators today released a detailed list of their concerns regarding SB 2344, the medical marijuana implementation bill. These concerns refer to specific … Read More

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