North Dakota Legislative Review | Prairie Public Broadcasting

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 channel.

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.

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.