July 29, 2019

​NPL Celebrates 100 Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28th, 2019 CONTACT: Warren Larson 701-400-1628 ***Media Advisory*** ​NPL Celebrates 100 Years (BISMARCK, ND) North Dakotans will gather on a bus tour to celebrate the legacy of the Nonpartisan League (NPL). The NPL began in 1915, led by A. C. Townley, uniting those across the political spectrum on a platform that called for state control of farm-related […]

July 25, 2019

40 Million Young People are (Unpaid) Caregivers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25th, 2019 ***Release*** 40 Million Young People are (Unpaid) Caregivers (BISMARCK, ND) –  The senior citizen population is set to double over the next generation. The issues of caregiving and paid family leave are only going to become more pervasive. Since taking time off work to care for family members typically isn’t feasible, many young people […]

July 23, 2019

ICYMI: Senator Erin Oban Talks Paid Family Leave with Joel Heitkamp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 23rd, 2019 ***Release***  ICYMI: Senator Erin Oban Talks Paid Family Leave with Joel Heitkamp (BISMARCK, ND) – There has been a lot of conversation regarding paid family leave, who gets it, who doesn’t, and why? Senator Erin Oban spoke with Joel Heitkamp of News and Views yesterday about the importance of this legislation. […]

July 22, 2019

ICYMI: Rep. Hanson and Senator Oban on Paid Family Leave

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 22nd, 2019 ***Release*** ICYMI: Rep. Hanson and Senator Oban on Paid Family Leave (BISMARCK, ND) – An editorial written by Representative Karla Rose Hanson (D-Fargo) and Senator Erin Oban (D-Bismarck) raises the question; why don’t all North Dakotans get the same paid leave that the legislators get? Key Points: Both Representative Hanson and Senator Oban […]

July 19, 2019

Possible Repeal of ACA has Unique Consequences for Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19th, 2019 ***Release*** Possible Repeal of ACA has Unique Consequences for Women (BISMARCK, ND) – The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has ensured that millions of women can receive vital prenatal care, life-saving cancer screenings, and prescription medication. The Administration has taken various actions that put the well being of women on the line. Two […]

July 17, 2019

Democratic-NPL Chairwoman Statement 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16th, 2019 ***Release*** Democratic-NPL Chairwoman Statement  (BISMARCK, ND) – Following Congressman Kelly Armstrong’s no vote on the Congressional resolution condemning President Trump’s racist tweet, Democratic-NPL Chairwoman Kylie Oversen issued the following statement:  “The recent tweet from President Donald Trump does not represent what America stands for. We are a nation built on […]

July 16, 2019

ICYMI: Rep. Karla Rose Hanson on Afternoons Live with Tyler Axness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16th, 2019 ***Release*** ICYMI: Rep. Karla Rose Hanson on Afternoons Live with Tyler Axness (BISMARCK, ND) – Yesterday, Representative Karla Rose Hanson spoke to Tyler Axness on Afternoons Live, regarding a report by Bismarck Tribune reporter, Jack Dura, stating that the cost of North Dakota lawmakers absent days totaled over $56k for the 76-day session. That’s over […]

Consequences of ACA Repeal for Indian Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16th, 2019 ***Release*** Consequences of ACA Repeal for Indian Country (BISMARCK, ND) – Last Tuesday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments regarding the lawsuit supported by Governor Doug Burgum and North Dakota Republicans challenging the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. If North Dakota Republicans get their way and the […]

Senator Cramer Hopes the Affordable Care Act Lawsuit Succeeds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15th, 2019 ***Release*** Senator Cramer Hopes the Affordable Care Act Lawsuit Succeeds (BISMARCK, ND) – Yesterday, Senator Kevin Cramer was asked by Politico how he feels about the ACA lawsuit that was heard last week in New Orleans. “Do I hope the lawsuit succeeds? I do. What I wish is we had some […]

July 9, 2019

What’s Their Plan?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 9th, 2019 ***Release*** What’s their Plan?  (BISMARCK, ND) – As oral arguments begin today in the lawsuit that would repeal the Affordable Care Act, North Dakota Republicans are once again trying to hide the fact that they want to repeal the law with no plan to replace popular provisions such as coverage for pre-existing conditions. […]