ICYMI: Kevin Cramer Supports Eliminating Essential Air Service (EAS) Program

April 13, 2017By robertNews

(BISMARCK, N.D.) – Kevin Cramer is now trying to eradicate another vital service for North Dakotans: the Essential Air Service program. He recently told a local radio host that he is in favor of “eliminating the entire program” as the president’s budget calls for, after previously supporting EAS. “Kevin Cramer’s decision to support eliminating the Essential … 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

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