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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)

On this week's Legislative Review,  Senate Minority Leader Joan Heckaman (D-New Rockford) discusses bonding and infrastructre, proposals for family leave and state employee pay, and how the Legislature might handle a new federal COVID-19 package.

On this week's Legislative Review, House Majority Leader Chet Pollert (R-Carrington) talks bonding, the Governor's executive authority, water projects and meeting in a Legislative Session during a pandemic.

On this week's Legislative Review, the guest is House Minority Leader Josh Boschee (D-Fargo). We'll be discussing the various bonding plans for infrastructure, suggestions for spending new federal COVID relief money, the Democrats' pushing for family leave, and the challenges of having a Legislative session during a pandemic.

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.