May 10, 2023

Potential for Devastating Cuts with Republican Debt Ceiling bill Raises Local Concerns

House Republicans, including Rep. Kelly Armstrong, passed the Limit, Save, Grow Act, or as some are calling it the “Default on America Act.” As President Biden delivered remarks today calling on Congress to avoid default […]

May 8, 2023

Democratic-NPL leaders admonish anti-LGBTQ+ bills signed into law

Today, Governor Doug Burgum signed the last of the anti-LGBTQ+ bills to come to his desk. An unprecedented number of anti-trans bills have been introduced in legislatures across the country. […]

April 30, 2023

Rep. Jayme Davis First Native American Elected To Leadership Position In North Dakota Legislature

Representative Jayme Davis (D-Rolette) has been elected Caucus Chair of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL House Legislative Caucus, making her the first Native American to hold a caucus leadership position in […]

ND Democratic-NPL House Legislative Caucus Elects New Leaders In Response To Term Limits

The North Dakota Democratic-NPL House Caucus has elected new leadership to serve during the 2023-2024 interim session of the 68th Legislative Assembly. Rep. Zac Ista (District 43, Grand Forks) has […]

April 28, 2023

Legislative Food Fight Culminates in Win for School Lunches and ND Kids

Today, the Legislature passed SB 2284, which expands no-cost school meals to all North Dakota students from families making up to 200% of the federal poverty level. The policy mirrors […]

April 27, 2023

Dem-NPL Influence Tax Bill Despite no Representation on Conference Committee

As the Governor signs the $515M tax bill, Sen. Merrill Piepkorn (D-Fargo) and Rep. Zac Ista (D-Grand Forks) expressed relief that Democratic-NPL lawmakers were able to get needed changes to […]

April 26, 2023

North Dakota Legislature Passes Indian Child Welfare Act Language

Representative Jayme Davis, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians who represents North Dakota’s District 9A in the North Dakota House of Representatives, led successful passage of […]

Dem-NPL Chair Reacts To President Biden And Vice President Harris Reelection Campaign Announcement

Yesterday, President Joe Biden announced his candidacy for President of the United States in the 2024 Presidential Election. North Dakota Democratic-NPL Chair Adam Goldwyn said, “It’s a great day to […]

April 24, 2023

Goldwyn Elected Democratic-NPL State Party Chair, Finley-DeVille Elected Vice Chair

Today, Adam Goldwyn of Fargo was elected State Party Chair of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL. Goldwyn currently serves as the Democratic-NPL District 11 Chair, DNC Committeeman for North Dakota and […]

April 21, 2023

Democratic-NPL Statement on Burgum Signing Anti-LGBTQ Bill

Yesterday, Governor Doug Burgum signed a bill to ban gender affirming care for trans children in North Dakota despite the calls from many parents, children, and doctors demanding he veto […]