January 27, 2023

Democratic-NPL Senator Merrill Piepkorn Files Property Tax Relief Bill

Senator Merrill Piepkorn (D, Fargo) has introduced a much needed property tax relief bill, Senate Bill 2357. Piepkorn remarked, “By far, the number one issue people in my district are concerned about is property taxes. We have an uncomplicated bill that calls for a tax refund of up to 10% on the taxes a property owner […]

January 3, 2023

Democratic-NPL Lawmakers Respond to State of the State Address

In response to Governor Burgum’s State of the State address, North Dakota Democratic-NPL lawmakers made the following statement: House Minority Leader Josh Boschee said, “While we agree that North Dakota has a great opportunity at this moment, we are disappointed that the Governor spent more time cheerleading CEOs than addressing the increasing issues North Dakotans […]

December 13, 2022

As Biden signs Respect for Marriage Act into law, Dem-NPL Legislators react

Today, President Biden signed the bipartisan Respect for Marriage Act into law. This law builds on generations of civil rights advocacy to bring stability and security to millions of LGBTQ+ and interracial couples who will finally be guaranteed the rights and protections to which they and their children are entitled. Biden also emphasized that more […]

December 7, 2022

Dem-NPL Legislators Say Governor’s Budget a Good Start in Some Areas, Falls Short in Others

The House and Senate Democratic-NPL Caucus was pleased to hear several of the proposals suggested by Governor Doug Burgum during his budget address but said many areas fell short. “Now is the right time for us to make greater investments in the hardworking people of North Dakota and their families because we currently have significant […]

Democratic-NPL Leaders Applaud Mac Schneider on Confirmation to U.S. Attorney Spot

Today, former North Dakota Senate Minority leader McLain (Mac) Schneider was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to fill the position of U.S. Attorney for the District of North Dakota. North Dakota Senate Minority Leader Kathy Hogan said, “I’ve known Mac for many years, and am grateful to continue to see him serve the people of […]

December 4, 2022

Dobervich awarded Democratic Person of the Year

Cass County Democratic Women Plus awarded Rep. Gretchen Dobervich Democratic Person of the Year. Dobervich remarked, “This is a really unexpected honor to receive from my friends in the Cass County Dem Women Plus. I think about previous winners of this award who’ve done amazing work, and it’s incredible to be amongst them.” Dobervich was […]

November 9, 2022

Mark Schneider Leaves Political Legacy

A well-known and well-loved leader of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL party died on election day, November 8, leaving behind a family political legacy, according to members of the party who knew him well.​ ​Pat Hart, state Dem-NPL chair, said Mark Schneider, besides his own distinguished career, was a brother, husband and father of a political family that has had a wide-ranging impact on […]

September 26, 2022

Dem-NPL Calls On Wrigley, Cramer To Give More Details About ‘Last-Ditch Effort’ To Change The 2020 Presidential Election Outcome

Axios is reporting that a new book by former Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA) asserts that AG Drew Wrigley shared a plan with Sen. Kevin Cramer for a “last-ditch effort” to demand recounts of absentee ballots in key states. Cramer then forwarded that plan on to Trump Chief-of-Staff Mark Meadows. This comes on the heels of CNN reporting that […]

September 16, 2022

Dem-NPL Statement On Tentative Railway Labor Agreement

After nearly 20 hours of in person negotiations at the Department of Labor, rail companies and unions have a tentative agreement, averting a potential railway strike. President Joe Biden said, “For the American people, the hard work done to reach this tentative agreement means that our economy can avert the significant damage any shutdown would […]

September 13, 2022

Dem-NPL Celebrates Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

As President Biden celebrates Democrats’ Inflation Reduction Act becoming law at the White House today, North Dakota Democratic-NPL leaders reflect on how it will help North Dakotans. Democratic-NPL Party Chair Patrick Hart lauded, “The Inflation Reduction Act has two amazing highlights that stand out amongst the once in a lifetime changes the Biden Administration delivered on in the […]