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  • Legislative Report: April 24, 2023

    Sen. Jerry Klein, North Dakota Senate, District 14|Apr 24, 2023

    It is day 63. All bills need to be out of their respective committees today. The Senate should make the deadline, but I am not sure about the House. There have been many discussions since House Bill 1082 passed. There is concern that the federal government may consider adopting a federal central bank digital currency or CBDC. To address those concerns, Representative Weisz introduced a resolution telling Congress, the President, the Chairman of the Federal Reserve, the Secretary of the Treasury...

  • Legislative Report: N.D. Senate January 23, 2023

    Sen. Jerry Klein|Jan 23, 2023

    It's day seven here at the Legislature. The session has begun with quite a flurry of activity. After the first day, which was made up of a number of addresses, including the State of the Tribes, the State of the Judiciary, and the Governor's State of the State, members have settled into getting bills drafted, and committees hearing those early bills. It looks like we may be headed for a record amount of bills being introduced. As of today's writings, 240 have been introduced in the Senate. That...