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North Dakota Legislative Review

Fridays at 6:30pm
  • Hosted by Dave Thompson

Tune in Fridays at 6:30pm on the radio as news director Dave Thompson hosts conversations with newsmakers in the capital. Find archived episodes on this page any time, or watch on our YouTube page.

Upcoming guests
April 16: Rep. Mike Howe (R-West Fargo)

Rep. Michael Howe (R-West Fargo) talks about the overall feel of the 2021 Legislature, as well aspending bills, K-12 funding, federal COVID relief money, and a potential special session.

Legislative Review 4-9-21: Representative Mike Nathe

Apr 9, 2021

Rep Mike Nathe (R-Bismarck) discusses Legacy Fund investments, the bonding bill, redistricting, and the Legislature going into its final weeks.

Rep. Karla Rose Hanson (D-Fargo) discusses the Democratic priorities for the 2021 Legislature, bonding, family leave and redistricting, among other subjects.

Legislative Review 3-26-21: Senator Ray Holmberg

Mar 28, 2021

On this week's Legislative Review, Sen. Ray Holmberg (R-Grand Forks), chairman of Senate Appropriations,  discusses budgets, the new state revenue forecast, and how the new American Recovery Act funding could be used.

Legislative Review 3-19-21: Representative Jeff Delzer

Mar 21, 2021

On this week's Legislative Review, House Appropriations Committee chairman Jeff Delzer (R-Underwood) discusses the new state revenue forecasts, pending COVID-19 federal relief money, the bonding bill and other spending priorities.

Legislative Review 3-12-21: Senator Jerry Klein

Mar 14, 2021

This week, we talk with Sen. Jerry Klein (R-Fessenden), the assistant Senate Majority Leader. We'll discuss the session so far, the bonding bill, pending COVID relief money, and redistricting.

Legislative Review 3-5-21: Senator Erin Oban

Mar 5, 2021

Sen. Erin Oban (D-Bismarck) talks about the Legislature at crossover, the priorities for Democrats going forward, education and budget issues, and the move toward legalization of marijuana.

Legislative Review 2-26-21: Senator Brad Bekkedahl

Feb 26, 2021

On this week's North Dakota Legislative Review: Senator Brad Bekkedahl (R-Williston) talks about the session so far, his attempts to add a short Legislative session in the even-numbered years, and his thoughts about the upcoming reapportionment.

Legislative Review 2-19-21: Representative Zac Ista

Feb 21, 2021

Rep. Zachary Ista (D-Grand Forks) is serving his first term in the Legislature. We'll hear from him about his expectations coming into the session, as well as some of the issues he's watching.

Legislative Review 2-12-21: Senator Nicole Poolman

Feb 12, 2021

Sen. Nicole Poolman (R-Bismarck) talks about her work on Senate Appropriations, including Career and Technical Education, Corrections and Information Technology.