Axness, Reisenauer introduce ‘Broadband North Dakota’ to advance, improve state’s technology infrastructure

PSC candidates unveil ‘Broadband North Dakota’; initiative will provide North Dakota consumers with superior service and provide an economic advantage to North Dakota businesses

(FARGO, ND) – Saying it’s time for North Dakota to enter into the 21st Century in telecommunications, Public Service Commission (PSC) candidates Tyler Axness and Todd Reisenauer announced today their policy initiative to give North Dakota businesses and consumers an economic advantage.

‘Broadband North Dakota’ looks to advance North Dakota’s telecommunications infrastructure by incentivizing technology upgrades and providing universal access for every household …

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2014 Burdick Dinner set for September 13, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) to keynote annual dinner

Annual Burdick Dinner will be held Saturday, September 13 in West Fargo

(BISMARCK, ND – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 25, 2014) – The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party announced today that Senator Tim Kaine, of Virginia, will keynote the party’s 2014 Burdick Dinner.

The annual dinner, named in honor of the late U.S. Senator Quentin Burdick, is the party’s annual fundraising dinner. This year’s event will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at the Cambria Suites Hotel in West Fargo.

“We are very excited to have Senator Kaine …

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Fairfield announces “North Dakota: Open for Business” initiative

Secretary of State candidate April Fairfield proposes a plan to streamline, simplify and modernize the Secretary of State’s business registration procedures.

(FARGO, ND) – North Dakota Secretary of State candidate April Fairfield announced today a business initiative designed to streamline, simplify, and modernize business registration in North Dakota.

“North Dakota is growing at an unprecedented pace,” said Fairfield. “We need new and cost-effective ways to manage our growth in a way that is responsive to the needs of both our businesses and our people and we need …

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News Clips 8.7.2014

Dem-NPL News:

World News: Rural Development Critical To Success Of North Dakota’s Farmers, Ranchers & Growers (Sen. Heitkamp)
World News: Heitkamp Announces Federal Funding To Support Law Enforcement In Bismarck, Cass County
Press Release: Heitkamp Seeks Workable Path Forward On Conservation Compliance For North Dakota Farmers
Fargo Forum, Jeremy Cahill Letter: A Better Effort From Rep. Cramer
Grand Forks Herald, Ellen Dunn Letter: Goehring’s Criticism Of Taylor Doesn’t Add Up
Jamestown Sun: Heitkamp, USDA Hear Concerns On Compliance Requirements
State and National News:
San Francisco Gate: BNSF …

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Axness: PSC has failed to serve North Dakota’s farmers

(FARGO, ND – AUGUST 6, 2014) – State Senator Tyler Axness, candidate for the North Dakota Public Service Commission, released the following statement today regarding the PSC’s failure to serve our state’s farmers.

“The Public Service Commission has failed time and again to protect North Dakota’s farmers. Not only have they failed to advocate for them when it comes to rail access, but a June 30th audit from the State Auditor’s office shows that they’ve failed our farmers when it comes to the basic buying and …

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