Farmers Growing Doubts

June 10, 2019By News

(BISMARCK, ND) – The intent of the recently introduced Market Facilitation Program (MFP) was to ease the financial burden of the trade war. However, it seems this program has many details to iron out. According to the USDA, the new bailout will feature three separate payments centered around what they call “county-level rates.” The problem: no one, including … Read More

ICYMI: Access to Childcare Means Access to the Workforce

June 6, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6th, 2019 ***Release*** ICYMI: Access to Childcare Means Access to the Workforce (BISMARCK, ND) – Yesterday, Representative Ruth Buffalo spoke with Jack Sunday. The two reviewed her legislative victories, including new legislation to protect indigenous and other vulnerable communities in North Dakota, and what the state needs to do to keep moving … Read More

It’s Urgent

June 6, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 6th, 2019 ***Release*** It’s Urgent (BISMARCK, ND) – If you live in a rural community, you know that the grocery store is more than just a food retailer. It is an economic driver, a meeting place, the heart of your community. Without the grocery store, accessing healthy food can turn into a road trip. For … Read More

A Growing Crisis; Addressed by the Democratic-NPL

June 5, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 5th, 2019 ***Release*** A Growing Crisis; Addressed by the Democratic-NPL (BISMARCK, ND) – Turtle Mountain Chippewa Tribal Chairman Jamie Azure spoke with Joel Heitkamp last Friday on News and Views. He expressed his frustrations with the state and federal delegation doing nothing to address the ever-growing drug crisis on many reservations including Turtle Mountain. Chairman Azure … Read More

Dem-NPL Legislators Take Action on Mental Health Services

May 31, 2019By News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 31st, 2019   ***Release*** Dem-NPL Legislators Take Action on Mental Health Services. (BISMARCK, ND) – Today, May 31st marks the conclusion of Mental Health Awareness Month. Dem-NPL legislators were aware of the unique challenges and barriers surrounding mental health this session, and successfully championed behavioral health program improvements for children, with services that span prevention, treatment, … Read More