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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
January 22: House Minority Leader Josh Boschee
January 29: House Majority Leader Chet Pollert
February 5: Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman

On this week's Legislative Review, news director Dave Thompson talks with Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner (R-Dickinson) about holding the session during a pandemic, bonding proposals, education spending and other issues. 

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Our guest is Gov. Doug Burgum, as we finish this season of North Dakota Legislative Review.

Sen. Nicole Poolman (R-Bismarck)

Apr 19, 2019

Prairie Public's Dave Thompson interviews Republican Representative Don Vigesaa of Cooperstown. Vigesaa discusses potential opportunities for building projects on North Dakota college campuses, the Theodore Roosevelt Library funding proposal, and funding for the North Dakota National Guard.

Prairie Public's Dave Thompson interviews Democratic Senator from Bismarck, Erin Oban. Senator Oban discusses the ethics commission, the Theodore Roosevelt Library proposal, the legacy fund money, possible changes to the state constitution, sales and property and income taxes, and the state hospital in Jamestown.

Prairie Public's Dave Thompson interviews Bismarck Republican Representative Mike Nathe. Topics include the Theodore Roosevelt Library, Information Technology Services, the "Prairie Dog Bill," flooding and diversion ideas for Fargo, and Board of Higher Education funding.

Prairie Public's Dave Thompson interviews Williston Republican Senator Brad Bekkedahl. Today's topics include the UAV Association expansion to use drones to monitor pipelines, the ongoing bill from Governor Burgum to move women offenders to Bismarck from New England to receive addiction treatment, the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Library in Western North Dakota, and the Legacy Fund.

Prairie Public News Director Dave Thompson interviews Fargo Democratic Senator Kathy Hogan. Today's topics include projected oil revenue, medical marijuana, consolidation of social services, the Theodore Roosevelt Library, and the Prairie Dog Bill. They also discuss bills that were mostly unanimous, bi-partisan votes.