June 18, 2021

Despite Efforts From NDGOP, Affordable Care Act Upheld By Supreme Court

Bismarck, ND –  Yesterday the Supreme Court ended years of efforts to destroy North Dakotans, and Americans overall, healthcare as we know it. Despite efforts from NDGOP leaders including Senator John Hoeven and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, the Supreme Court saw beyond their dedication to ripping away healthcare from those who need it most and […]

June 16, 2021

Dem-NPL Leaders Ask: Is There Corruption At The Capitol?

Bismarck, ND –  Democratic-NPL Chairman Hart released the following statement on potential ‘pay to play’ of North Dakota’s nearly $20 billion investment portfolio: “The NDGOP-controlled State Investment board, chaired by Lt. Governor Brent Sanford, must answer and address many troubling allegations surrounding potential corruption and waste, fraud, and abuse within the halls of the Capitol, including: Why […]

May 26, 2021

Dem-NPL Staff Unionize, Join IAMAW Local 2525

Bismarck, ND –  The Dem-NPL is rooted in the pride that is belonging to a union. That is why today, the Dem-NPL is proud to announce that staff has secured a contract with IAMAW Local 2525. Dem-NPL leaders fight for the working men and women of our communities each and every day, and now, the Dem-NPL […]

May 20, 2021

Dem-NPL Supports Measure For Jan 6th Commission, Calls on NDGOP to Join

Bismarck, ND –  The attacks on our Capitol on January 6th were unlike anything we’ve seen in the modern age. Droves of insurrectionists, hellbent on tearing at the fabric of our Democracy, had North Dakotans asking where civility, and respect for our nation’s ideals, had gone. That is why with the full force of the […]

May 13, 2021

Dem-NPL Policy Adopted by NDGOP & Gov Burgum

Bismarck, ND –  After years of Dem-NPL leaders, candidates, and volunteers championing policies that will improve the lives of North Dakotans, yet another policy was taken from the tenets of the Dem-NPL party. While the NDGOP is legislating in a fear-based, unconstitutional manner that does not represent North Dakotan needs, the Dem-NPL is working hard […]

May 11, 2021

NDGOP & Gov Burgum Gut Unemployment Benefits and Security for Workers of North Dakota

Bismarck, ND –  Yesterday, Gov. Doug Burgum announced the state will pull out of four federally provided programs that offer extra compensation and longer eligibility to unemployed North Dakotans. Burgum and the entire NDGOP coordinated to tell the working class of our state that they are livestock to be ushered back to historically underpaying, underprotected […]

May 8, 2021

Dem-NPL Elects New Chair, Patrick Hart, Announces New Party Leadership

Bismarck, ND –  Today, at the Democratic-NPL Statewide Reorganization Meeting, Dem-NPL Leaders from across the state elected Patrick Hart to serve as the new State Party Chair. Also elected were Vice Chair Kari Breker, DNC Committeeman Adam Goldwyn, Treasurer Tracey Wilkie, and Secretary Birgit Pruess. Dem-NPL Chair Patrick Hart Commented On The Election: “I am […]

April 30, 2021

Democratic-Nonpartisan League Leadership Summarizes the 67th Legislative Session

BISMARCK, N.D. – Advancements in health care, education, infrastructure, and equality issues were the highlights of the 2021 legislative session, according to Democratic-NPL lawmakers. However, these high points were marred by fights over controversial, unconstitutional, and unnecessary legislation. “Despite the distractions of the extreme agenda of some Republicans, we advanced a broad array of policies that will […]

April 29, 2021

Chair Oversen Releases Statement on President Biden’s 100 Days in Office.

Bismarck, ND –  Dem-NPL Chair Kylie Oversen released the following statement on President Biden’s first hundred days in office. “North Dakotans are grateful to have a leader in the White House. A leader that champions working class families and cherishes our shared values as Americans. When President Biden took the oath of office, there was […]

The First Amendment Is Under Attack From The NDGOP

Bismarck, ND –  With the passage of SB 2030 the NDGOP has made it abundantly clear that the most sacred right enshrined in the Bill of Rights can be cast aside in the name of a 21st Century witch hunt led by Sen. Janne Myrdal (R-Edinburg).  The NDGOP turned what began as good legislation to […]