Farm bill listening sessions set July 17-19

Farm bill listening sessions set July 17-19

North Dakota Farmers Union (NDFU) is hosting a series of farm bill listening sessions, July 17-19, to get farmer and rancher input on a new farm bill. “Our current farm bill expires in September of next year,” said Mark Watne. “The clock is ticking. We want to make...
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Last week of session?

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Last week of session?

Monday, April 24 is Legislative Day 74. The Senate Majority Leader announced last week that it is his intention to be done with the Legislative Session on Tuesday, May 2, but the House Leader has not disclosed his intentions. The Legislative Assembly has six days left...
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Legislature tackling budget bills

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Legislature tackling budget bills

Conference committees continued this week, with budget bills beginning to be worked on between the House and Senate. These bills usually take the most time and are typically the last bills to be voted on. An end date for the Legislative Session is not known at this...