BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A Bismarck man is accused of leading state troopers on a high-speed chase in a stolen car. The North Dakota Highway Patrol says a trooper responded to a report of a reckless driver on Interstate 94 Saturday and attempted to pull him over. That’s when the driver took off at a high rate of speed.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Six years after the North Dakota Legislature pledged $12 million to help develop a Theodore Roosevelt presidential library that never materialized, lawmakers are being asked for money for a revamped project. The success of Gov. Doug Burgum’s proposal to meld public and private money might well rest on which side is willing to pony up first. The foundation developer wants the state money to jump-start private fundraising, but some lawmakers would like to see private donor commitments first.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota lawmakers will consider weighty issues including Sunday shopping restrictions and guns as their legislative session enters its second full week. Monday is the deadline for House members to introduce bills, and senators can introduce no more than three new ones after that date.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A North Dakota institution for people with disabilities is formulating a new strategy to reduce admissions. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Life Skills and Transition Center administrators in Grafton are including additional funds in the center’s proposed 2019-21 budgets to create a statewide team. The Clinical Assistance, Resources and Evaluation team would work with community providers to help keep people with development disabilities in their homes.