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Officials for caucus to support local economies, veterans
A Bipartisan caucus aimed at supporting local economies and civilian transitioning for our Veterans was held Wednesday.
Thursday, December, 12, 2013 - WDAZ - News

U.S. leaders meet in hopes of preventing violence against children
U.S. leaders say nothing is more important than this issue and former North Dakota Senator Byron Dorgan says the topic should be "front page news". An advisory committee is discussing violence facing children on Indian reservations, and trying to figure out how to stop the deep-rooted problem.
Monday, December, 09, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Standing Rock tour highlights challenges facing reservations
Ceiling tiles, stained and sagging from years of roof leaks, hang over the heads of elementary school students here on the Standing Rock Reservation in south-central North Dakota.
Friday, November, 29, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Air Force chief wants to curb pay growth
The Air Force’s top officer says the service must curb growth in pay and benefits. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh made clear he’s not advocating for cutting pay, but he said he wants Congress to consider slowing pay growth.
Wednesday, November, 27, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Concerns grow over whether or not a new farm bill will be passed by the new year
With Congress failing to finish a draft of the farm bill over the weekend, concern grows over whether or not a new bill will be passed by the new year. The House is in recess until December 2nd, and the Senate until December 9th. The two chambers will only have one week to get the bill done before the next holiday recess.
Tuesday, November, 26, 2013 - WDAZ - News

North Dakota to receive more than $222,000 in federal home heating assistance funding
North Dakota is expected to receive more than $222,000 in federal home heating assistance funding. This is in addition to the $16 million the state already receives.
Friday, November, 08, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Heitkamp’s first Senate bill proposes Commission on Native Children
The first bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp since taking office in January would create a commission to study poverty, child abuse, drug abuse and other issues facing Native American children and recommend ways to improve services to them.
Thursday, October, 31, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

Senator Heidi Heitkamp visited UND Friday
After a busy month in Washington, Senator Heidi Heitkamp has been in North Dakota this week. On Friday, she stopped by the University of North Dakota. Senator Heitkamp, who is an undergraduate alumna of UND, participated in several events on campus Friday.
Saturday, October, 26, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Air Force to OK lease for GFAFB tech park
The Air Force will sign a lease with Grand Forks County in December, allowing a technology park for unmanned aircraft to be built at Grand Forks Air Force Base, the state’s congressional leaders and the governor said Thursday.
Thursday, October, 17, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

VIDEO:Chase from White House to Capitol ends in gunfire
WASHINGTON — A police officer was reported injured after gunshots at the U.S. Capitol, police said Thursday. They locked down the entire complex, at least temporarily derailing debate over how to end a government shutdown.
Thursday, October, 03, 2013 - Associated Press - News

Farmers frustrated over lack of farm bill progress
Both Senators Heidi Heitkamp and John Hoeven don't think the 2013 Farm Bill will be passed by its Monday deadline and North Dakota farmers are upset with lawmakers' lack of bipartisanship and inability to pass the overdue bill.
Friday, September, 27, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Opponents use Bible verses to debate food stamp cuts, look toward 2014 election
North Dakota Democrats are denouncing Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer’s recent vote to reduce spending on the food stamp program and using the controversy to spur recruiting of a candidate to run against him in 2014. Two Grand Forks legislators appear to be on the short list.
Wednesday, September, 25, 2013 - Grand Forks Herald - News

Heitkamp doubtful new farm bill will be drafted by deadline
Senator Heidi Heitkamp says because of delays in the house she doesn't believe a farm bill will be drafted by the September 30th deadline.
Wednesday, September, 25, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Heitkamp welcomes six fall interns to Washington and North Dakota offices
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that six students and recent graduates are interning this fall in her Grand Forks, Fargo, Minot, Dickinson and Washington D.C. offices.
Friday, September, 20, 2013 - WDAZ - News

5 years after Keystone XL application, pipeline’s importance still debated
While many say the importance of the Keystone XL pipeline has dimmed for the Bakken, North Dakota congressional leaders continue to call for its approval, citing its creation of jobs and promotion of North American energy security.
Friday, September, 20, 2013 - Forum News Service - News

House passes its version of Nutrition Assistance Program
The United States House has just passed its version of the nutrition assistance program. It was a close vote with 217 for and 210 against.
Thursday, September, 19, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Officials: More than 20 years of Bakken drilling left
The North Dakota oil boom is nowhere near ending any time soon -- officials at the North Dakota Petroleum Council's annual meeting say there are more than two decades left of active drilling.
Tuesday, September, 17, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Heitkamp speaks on the importance of nutrition in Fargo
A few of the programs featured in the Senate-proposed farm bill were put into action in Fargo Friday.
Friday, September, 13, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Grand Forks residents react to President Obama's statement
Wednesday, locals from the Grand Cities said they had mixed feelings about President Obama's speech on Syria. In his address last night, President Obama said he has asked Congress to postpone a vote to authorize the use of force while pursuing a diplomatic path.
Wednesday, September, 11, 2013 - WDAZ - News

Lawmakers hear local thoughts on Syria, Obama to address nation Tuesday night
With American involvement in Syria unclear, Syria recently accepted a proposal that would have them forfeit chemical weapons. North Dakota lawmakers are hopeful that this will be a positive diplomatic solution in leu of military action.
Tuesday, September, 10, 2013 - WDAZ - News

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