Murphy’s Law #38

EPA Tour On the last Wednesday of June I joined eight members of the Environmental Protection Agency (7 from DC,...

Murphy’s Law #37

A Quick Canadian Trip Monday I drove up to Winnipeg against a north wind for the annual International Legislator’s Forum. This is...

Murphy’s Law #36

Murphy’s Law #36

Last week we had an hour or so at the Clemens/Ericson farm outside of Wimbledon. The idea was to gather...

Shop Talk

If you are anywhere near enough to Wimbledon to get to the Clemens/Ericson farm at 10020 19th St. SE Wimbledon...

Murphy’s Law #34

Today is the 77th Legislative Day of this session. There were at least 2 other days that everyone worked but...

Murphy’s Law #33

The SWC (State Water Commission budget, HB1020) was pretty much settled Monday in Conference Committee about 5 p.m. They need...

Murphy’s Law #32

The bill that dealt with NDSU Research and Extension has been contentious in the area of the Extension Service Soil...

Murphy’s Law #31

Township road money is a bone of contention in bill SB2013 which is the budget for Trust Lands. Oil country...

Murphy’s Law #30

Bills and the ideas that spawn them begin to pop up in unlikely places when legislative sessions get to the...

Murphy’s Law #29

The House killed SB2263 the other day. That was the Senate tiling bill. HB1390 is on the way to the...

Murphy’s Law #28

A big part of the whole scheme with making laws is relationships. Lawmaker to Lawmaker, Lobbyist to Lawmaker and Lobbyist...