News Clips 2.8.16

News Clips 2.8.16

News:
Fargo Forum: Still without statewide candidates, ND Democrats optimistic
Fargo Forum: U.N. Security Council holds emergency session on North Korea after rocket launch
Fargo Forum: Hoeven undecided on Obama’s ND judicial nominee
Grand Forks Herald: ND agencies putting state funding to work to combat human trafficking
Jamestown Sun: Rubio falters in presidential debate, offering hope to rivals
Jamestown Sun: Women candidates receive campaign training

Opinion:
Fargo Forum LTE: Businessmen good for political system
Fargo Forum LTE: Truth comes out about ‘fetal sales’
Grand Forks Herald LTE: Support victims’ rights; support Marsy’s Law
Grand Forks Herald …

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News Clips 2.8.16

News Clips 2.8.16

News:
Fargo Forum: Still without statewide candidates, ND Democrats optimistic
Fargo Forum: U.N. Security Council holds emergency session on North Korea after rocket launch
Fargo Forum: Hoeven undecided on Obama’s ND judicial nominee
Grand Forks Herald: ND agencies putting state funding to work to combat human trafficking
Jamestown Sun: Rubio falters in presidential debate, offering hope to rivals
Jamestown Sun: Women candidates receive campaign training
Bismarck Tribune: Oil spill hits the Missouri River south of Williston
Opinion:
Fargo Forum LTE: Businessmen good for political system
Fargo Forum LTE: Truth comes out about ‘fetal sales’
Grand Forks …

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News Clips 12.7.15

News Clips 12.7.15

News:
Fargo Forum: Gun sales across the US spike in wake of California shooting
Fargo Forum: North Dakota inspectors take on rail safety program
Fargo Forum: Obama: Threat from terrorism is real, ‘but we will overcome it’
Fargo Forum: North Dakota rig count expected to dip further after OPEC meeting
Grand Forks Herald: Republican field plentiful in North Dakota’s District 10
Grand Forks Herald: North Dakota’s large inmate population keeps growing
Grand Forks Herald: North Dakota spared a mass shooting in recent years, but not historically …

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News Clips 12.7.15

News Clips 12.7.15

News:
Fargo Forum: Gun sales across the US spike in wake of California shooting
Fargo Forum: North Dakota inspectors take on rail safety program
Fargo Forum: Obama: Threat from terrorism is real, ‘but we will overcome it’
Fargo Forum: North Dakota rig count expected to dip further after OPEC meeting
Grand Forks Herald: Republican field plentiful in North Dakota’s District 10
Grand Forks Herald: North Dakota’s large inmate population keeps growing
Grand Forks Herald: North Dakota spared a mass shooting in recent years, but not historically …

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Sarah Vogel Announces Exploratory Committee for 2016 Governor Race in North Dakota

Sarah Vogel Announces Exploratory Committee for 2016 Governor Race in North Dakota

Sarah Vogel for Governor Exploratory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 23, 2015

Bismarck, ND – Sarah Vogel released the following statement after supporters filed paperwork with the North Dakota Secretary of State to form the “Sarah Vogel for Governor Exploratory Committee”.

“Based on the extraordinary number of people who have contacted me and urged me to run for Governor of North Dakota, I have authorized my friends and supporters to form an exploratory committee on my behalf. It is extremely important to me to be open and transparent with …

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Sarah Vogel Announces Exploratory Committee for 2016 Governor Race in North Dakota

Sarah Vogel Announces Exploratory Committee for 2016 Governor Race in North Dakota

Sarah Vogel for Governor Exploratory CommitteerunsarahrunND@gmail.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 23, 2015

Bismarck, ND – Sarah Vogel released the following statement after supporters filed paperwork with the North Dakota Secretary of State to form the “Sarah Vogel for Governor Exploratory Committee”.

“Based on the extraordinary number of people who have contacted me and urged me to run for Governor of North Dakota, I have authorized my friends and supporters to form an exploratory committee on my behalf. It is extremely important to me to be open and transparent with …

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SCHNEIDER, ONSTAD: “NEARLY $100,000 IN BONUSES TO GOVERNOR’S STAFF IS UNCONSCIONABLE”

SCHNEIDER, ONSTAD: “NEARLY $100,000 IN BONUSES TO GOVERNOR’S STAFF IS UNCONSCIONABLE”

SCHNEIDER, ONSTAD: “NEARLY $100,000 IN BONUSES TO GOVERNOR’S STAFF IS UNCONSCIONABLE”

MEDIA STATEMENTFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(BISMARCK, ND) – North Dakota Democratic-NPL legislative leaders Sen. Mac Schneider (D-42) and Rep. Kenton Onstad (D-4) issued the following statement in response to the release of retention bonus information to the interim legislative Employee Benefits Program Committee:

“When legislators voted to attract and retain talented state employees, those funds were supposed to go to the law enforcement officers who keep us safe, the engineers who clean up and prevent spills that threaten …

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SCHNEIDER, ONSTAD: “NEARLY $100,000 IN BONUSES TO GOVERNOR’S STAFF IS UNCONSCIONABLE”

SCHNEIDER, ONSTAD: “NEARLY $100,000 IN BONUSES TO GOVERNOR’S STAFF IS UNCONSCIONABLE”

SCHNEIDER, ONSTAD: “NEARLY $100,000 IN BONUSES TO GOVERNOR’S STAFF IS UNCONSCIONABLE”

MEDIA STATEMENTFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(BISMARCK, ND) – North Dakota Democratic-NPL legislative leaders Sen. Mac Schneider (D-42) and Rep. Kenton Onstad (D-4) issued the following statement in response to the release of retention bonus information to the interim legislative Employee Benefits Program Committee:

“When legislators voted to attract and retain talented state employees, those funds were supposed to go to the law enforcement officers who keep us safe, the engineers who clean up and prevent spills that threaten …

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Sinner and Murphy: People should reject high workplace death rates

Sinner and Murphy: People should reject high workplace death rates

Recently, a North Dakota political blogger attempted to explain the state’s workforce injury rates with a classic example of how statistics can be manipulated to obtain a desired outcome.

With statistics chosen to deliver that outcome, the writer denies the main point of HBO’s John Oliver’s recent rant; that North Dakota workers are dying on the job at rates much higher than any other state in our country. The most recent numbers from the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2013 prove just how dangerous North …

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Sinner and Murphy: People should reject high workplace death rates

Sinner and Murphy: People should reject high workplace death rates

Recently, a North Dakota political blogger attempted to explain the state’s workforce injury rates with a classic example of how statistics can be manipulated to obtain a desired outcome.

With statistics chosen to deliver that outcome, the writer denies the main point of HBO’s John Oliver’s recent rant; that North Dakota workers are dying on the job at rates much higher than any other state in our country. The most recent numbers from the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2013 prove just how dangerous North …

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