Minot Daily Newshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/category.detail/nav/5618/Community Columnistsen-usFri, 27 May 2016 00:14:56 EDTFri, 27 May 2016 00:14:56 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssNorth Dakota workers deserve the pensions they earnedhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/633349.htmlImagine this. You worked your entire life in a job that enables you and your family to get by while providing a solid pension so you can retire with dignity.Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTCoalition sends letter to the president urging pipeline actionhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/633287.htmlFor over a year, the Dakota Access Pipeline has been in some stage of governmental revie.Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTThe U.S. Senate needs to do its job, just as North Dakotans do every dayhttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/632837.htmlI've heard from an electrician from Bismarck who works 50-70 hours a week to keep North Dakotans' homes and businesses functioning. If he doesn't go to work, he won't get paid and can't put food on the table for his family.Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTRegulatory burdens on financial institutions impact Dakotanshttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/632790.htmlBy Jeff Olson For many citizens in both North and South Dakota, credit unions and small community banks offer local, affordable financial services.Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTReturning from Cuba: Trade benefits Cuban people, North Dakotahttp://www.minotdailynews.com/page/content.detail/id/632229.html[Last] week as I walked around Havana, Cuba as part of the President's historic trip to the country - the first by a sitting U.S. president in almost 90 years - I kept running into Cubans who had met North Dakotans before. It was incredibly telling.Wed, 30 Mar 2016 00:00:00 EDT