2020 Budget Devastating To Farmers

March 13, 2019By Media Release, News, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 12th 2019   ***Release*** Trump’s budget: Everyone loses, even his base  (BISMARCK, ND) – The agriculture community agrees the 2020 proposed budget cuts are detrimental to farm country and rural America. Farmers have spoken out with opposition to the huge cuts to the USDA budget that have been proposed. Overall, USDA’s budget would be … Read More

Armstrong Leaves Coal Miners in the Dark

March 13, 2019By Media Release, News, Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 28th, 2019   ***Release*** Armstrong leaving coal miners in the dark (Bismarck, ND)- Last month U.S. House Democrats Rep. Bobby Scott of Virginia and Frederica Wilson of Florida introduced a bipartisan bill that would ensure retired miners do not lose their health care. HR 934 is similar to a bill Congress passed with bipartisan … Read More

After 3 Days, Gov. Burgum Refuses to Condemn Trump ‘Trail of Tears’ Tweet

February 12, 2019By Blog, Chair, Media Release, News, Press Release

“After Three Days, Governor Burgum Refuses to Condemn Trump’s Trail of Tears Tweet” After Senator Elizabeth Warren announced her campaign for President, President Donald Trump tweeted “See you on the campaign TRAIL, Liz” in a reference to the Trail of Tears. The Trail of Tears was a forced relocation program that moved thousands of Native Americans from … Read More

Dem-NPL Statement on Rep. Rick Becker

February 11, 2019By Blog, Chair, Media Release, News, Press Release

Dem-NPL Statement on Representative Rick Becker:   Dem-NPL Chairman Warren Larson issued the following statement regarding Representative Rick Becker’s (R-Bismarck) offensive Facebook post.   “Representative Becker’s Facebook post is offensive to victims of sexual assault and violence and beneath the office he holds. His refusal to apologize and the fact that he is fundraising off … Read More

Press Release: North Dakota House Republicans Oppose Democrats and President Trump on Paid Family Leave

February 6, 2019By Blog, Chair, Media Release, News, News Clips, Press Release

“North Dakota House Republicans Oppose Democrats and President Trump on Paid Family Leave” Yesterday afternoon, Republicans in the North Dakota House nearly unanimously opposed HB 1509, sponsored by Rep. Karla Rose Hanson (D-Fargo). HB 1509 would establish a paid family leave program by requiring employers and employees where there are 50 or more individuals employed, … Read More