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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.

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.