North Dakota House rejects bill to end local public notices in newspapers

Posted

The North Dakota House of Representatives rejected a bill on Monday, Feb. 1, that would have eliminated the requirement for county or city governments to publish their bills and payments in local newspapers.

The bill failed 62-31, with multiple representatives testifying on the House floor that the bill was an effort to diminish government transparency for North Dakota residents. House Bill 1108 would have allowed a county or city to refrain from publishing its expenditures, like bills, vouchers and orders, in local newspapers if the information could be found online.

Read more from INFORUM

public notices

Comments

No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here