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

North Dakota Republicans tell North Dakotans: “We’re smarter than you”

January 31, 2019By Chair, Media Release, News, Press Release

North Dakota Republicans tell North Dakotans: “We’re smarter than you.” Yesterday the North Dakota legislators heard two very different pieces of legislation to implement Measure 1, which was supported by 54% of North Dakota voters during the last election. SB 2148 filed by Senator Tim Mathern (D-Fargo) would honor the will of the voters by … Read More

Dem-NPL Statement on Senate Vote on SB 2303

January 25, 2019By Chair, Media Release, News, Press Release

Dem-NPL Statement on Senate Vote on SB 2303:  Dem-NPL Chairman Warren Larson issued the following statement after the Senate’s failure to pass SB 2303, which would have outlawed discrimination in housing and employment based on sexual orientation and gender identity. “Once again Senate Republicans are on the wrong side of history and only giving lip … Read More

Dem-NPL Statement on the Re-Opening of the Government

January 25, 2019By Chair, Media Release, News, Press Release

Dem-NPL Statement on the Re-Opening of the Government:  Dem-NPL Chairman Warren Larson issued the following statement after President Trump announced he would reopen the government without any funding for a border wall. “Senators Cramer and Hoeven, as well as Congressman Armstrong held North Dakota federal employees, their families, and all North Dakotans who rely on … Read More