Congrats on Oban’s election

Congrats on Oban’s election By KEVIN R. TENGESDAL Bismarck Nov 7, 2014 District 35, congratulations on electing Erin Oban to represent you in the North Dakota Senate. You have selected an outstanding citizen. Here are a few reasons for how I believe Oban will represent us properly: Oban’s history of respect speaks volumes to me, … Continue reading Congrats on Oban’s election

Trying to make sense out of law

Trying to make sense out of law By KEVIN R. TENGESDAL Bismarck Feb 8, 2013 House Bill 1253: A bill for an Act to amend and reenact sections 23-12-10.4 and 23-42-04 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to reimbursement of costs incurred in complying with smoking restrictions in public places and places of employment. … Continue reading Trying to make sense out of law

Thanks for the repeal of DADT

Thanks for the repeal of DADT By KEVIN TENGESDAL Bismarck Dec 30, 2010 To Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, to the countless many who struggled for repeal, and to the 250 representatives on Dec. 15 and the 65 senators on Dec. 18 voting “Yea," for the passage of H.R.2965 (“Don’t ask, … Continue reading Thanks for the repeal of DADT

A candidate’s promise

A candidate’s promise By KEVIN R. TENGESDAL Bismarck Oct 11, 2010 During these final political campaign weeks, while the cacophony of caterwauling becomes overbearing, I have a simple request of the candidates: Please put down the mud, stop your bickering against your opponent, wash your hands, turn to us, look us in the eye, and … Continue reading A candidate’s promise

Where’s the threat?

Where's the threat? KEVIN R. TENGESDAL, Bismarck Oct 2, 2004 Fellow North Dakotans, before you resolve to vote for Measure 1 on the November ballot, please consider the following: Couples marry because they love each other and want to celebrate their commitment in front of God and their family and friends, not only for the … Continue reading Where’s the threat?