FARGO – Voters may have approved North Dakota’s Measure 1 aimed at combating corruption but the group behind it has no plans to break up anytime soon. “There's a lot of work to do both this legislative session and going forward into the future,” Ellen Chaffee, one of the founders of North Dakotans for Public Integrity, said Wednesday, Nov. 7, the day after Election Day.
FARGO – Next to the Kilbourne Group’s new Roberts Commons mixed-use building in the heart of downtown here is a large hole in the ground where a parking lot owned by the Dillard family used to be. RoCo is still a few months from completion but the developer has already driven pilings into the clay soil in preparation for another six-story mixed-use building.
<p>FARGO — Chris Myers, serving as acting U.S. attorney for the District of North Dakota since 2015, has told the state's congressional delegation he no longer wants the job.</p><p>Myers, a career prosecutor, said in an email to the delegation that he worries that going through with a political nomination would harm his employee benefits.</p><p>The office of Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., provided a copy of the email sent Saturday, April 29.
FARGO — When Ben Hanson ran for the state House in 2012, he could hardly believe that his campaign war chest could be spent on absolutely anything. Unlike nearly all other states, North Dakota had no laws restricting the use of campaign funds. “I was appalled at that,” Hanson said recently, explaining why he set out earlier this year to ban such funds from being used for personal reasons.