Latest North Dakota state government News

School boards group backs out of teacher exchange program amid ex-North Dakota lawmaker's charges

Jun. 05, 2024 18:32 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota school boards organization has returned over $140,000 to the state and ended its role in a teacher exchange program months after an indictment was unsealed against a former state lawmaker, who traveled to Europe on the state funds and later was accused of...

Judge orders community service, fine for North Dakota lawmaker tied to building controversy

May. 09, 2024 14:50 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota judge on Thursday ordered a state lawmaker to serve 250 hours of community service and pay a $2,500 fine after a jury convicted him of a misdemeanor in connection with a controversial state-leased building he has an ownership in. State District...

North Dakota state rep found guilty of misdemeanor charge tied to budget votes and building

May. 06, 2024 12:50 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A jury in North Dakota on Friday convicted a state lawmaker of a misdemeanor in connection with a state-leased building he has ownership ties to. A legislative leader said he disagrees with the verdict and plans to review the statute and rules involved. ...

Former Miss America runs again for North Dakota's only U.S. House seat in a crowded GOP primary

Apr. 08, 2024 18:43 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Republican primary voters in North Dakota will have an assortment of choices for the state's only U.S. House seat, with candidates ranging from the little-known to a former Miss America. Monday was the candidate filing deadline for the June 11 primary...

Former state senator Tom Campbell drops bid for North Dakota's single U.S. House seat

Mar. 26, 2024 18:36 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — One of several Republican candidates jostling for North Dakota's only U.S. House seat has ended his campaign. Former state Sen. Tom Campbell, a potato farmer from Grafton, announced on Tuesday he is withdrawing from the race. “I feel it would...