North Dakota Legislative Review | Prairie Public Broadcasting

North Dakota Legislative Review

Fridays at 6:30pm
  • Hosted by Dave Thompson

Tune in each week as news director Dave Thompson hosts conversations with newsmakers in the capital. North Dakota Legislative Review airs each week throughout the session: Fridays at 6:30pm on radio, Fridays at 8pm on television, and Saturdays at 5pm on television.

Prairie Public's Dave Thompson interviews House Majority Leader Chet Pollert, Republican, from Carrington. Representative Pollert discusses the "Operation Prairie Dog" infrastructure bill, pay raises for state employees, and the proposed reorganization of the state Human Services Department.

Prairie Public's Dave Thompson interviews House Minority Leader, Democrat Josh Boschee of Fargo. Boschee talks about the Ethics Bill, and the fact that the House and Senate have separate ethics bills. He also discusses infrastructure funding and how Democrats stand on "Operation Prairie Dog," and he has his thoughts on what to do with North Dakota's Legacy Fund.

Sen. Rich Wardner, North Dakota Senate Majority Leader, discusses prospects for the upcoming 2019 Legislative Session with Dave Thompson, Prairie Public News Director.  KX's Chad Mira talks to Sen. Richard Marcellais about Governor Doug Burgum's announcment that he will display the flags of "the 5 tribal nations with whom we share geography" in North Dakota outside his office. He also interviews educator Maggie Barth about the education innovation initiative.