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 […]

April 23, 2021

COVID-19 Announces New Running Mate: All of NDGOP

Bismarck, ND – Yesterday was a dark day in North Dakota’s storied history. The NDGOP, overtaken by rabid legislators fixated on stripping local control informed by lies from fringe right wing media, took the opportunity to overturn Governor Burgum’s veto in order to take power from our local communities to fight against COVID-19, and for […]

April 21, 2021

Chair Oversen Releases Statement on the Verdict in Chauvin Trial

Bismarck, ND – Today, Democratic-NPL Chair Kylie Oversen released the following statement in regards to the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin and the murder of George Floyd: “Along with many of you, I held my breath and watched the Judge announce the verdict yesterday. I and the entire Democratic-NPL were thankful to see […]

April 15, 2021

NDGOP Endorses COVID-19 For Another Term!

Bismarck, ND – In an ongoing battle against science, evidence, and common sense, the NDGOP decided to pass HB 1323, limiting mask mandates and stripping local control of how best to deal with public health. The bill now sits on Governor Burgum’s desk, while Dem-NPL leaders as well as local officials, medical professionals, teachers, workers […]

Governor Burgum Must Veto Anti-Business, Anti-Trans HB 1298

Bismarck, ND – The NDGOP legislature yet again opted to act, not on behalf of the betterment of North Dakota businesses, athletes, and members of the trans community, but rather in the interest of hatred and of economic peril. Across the country, discriminatory bills like HB 1298 are working directly against the interests of local […]

April 9, 2021

Dem-NPL Leaders say Infrastructure Legislation Good for North Dakota

Bismarck, ND – The Senate has approved legislation to respond to growing infrastructure needs in North Dakota. The final vote was 46-0 in favor. The concept was first proposed by Dem-NPL leaders last summer during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. The bill (HB 1431) authorizes the use of $680 million in infrastructure bonds to […]

Daniel Stone joins the Dem-NPL as Communications Director

Bismarck, ND – The Democratic-NPL Party is excited to announce Daniel Stone as our new Communications Director. Daniel has worked in Democratic politics since 2017, including managing the Senate campaign of Marquita Bradshaw. During his political experience, Daniel has worked in several statewide races in Tennessee, taking on roles in policy, communications, and campaign management. He also fought and organized […]

April 8, 2021

Tourism Leaders Warn Anti-Trans Legislation Could Cost North Dakota Billions

Bismarck, ND – Tourism leaders across the state warned the North Dakota legislature that if HB 1298 passes, North Dakota could find itself desperate for economic growth. The travel, tourism and hospitality economy was rocked in 2020 – but instead of bolstering legislation that helps your small business, your coworkers, and your communities recover, the […]