North Dakota lawmakers are in Bismarck for a special session this week, looking at redistricting and deciding how to spend $1.1 billion in American Rescue Plan funding. North Dakota’s House Agriculture Committee Chairman Dennis Johnson is hopeful for a greater investment in rural infrastructure. “I’d like to see money go back for roads, townships and state highways,” he says. “Then, I hope we get money to NDSU Extension and to help North Dakota ethanol plants.”
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