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Plain Talk With Rob Port

Mar 27, 2020

After helping to pass a massive relief bill for a nation afflicted by coronavirus, Congressman Kelly Armstrong says he'll have to quarantine for two weeks after returning to North Dakota from Washington D.C.

"The North Dakota Department of Health recommends that people coming in from out of state self-quarantine,"...


Mar 25, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has prompted policy makers in North Dakota, and across the nation, to look at reducing jail and prison populations by letting some low-risk offenders, and some folks in jail pre-trial because they can't make bond, out into the general population.

Is that the right move?

On this episode of Plain...


149: Should we be letting people out of jail because of coronavirus?

Mar 25, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has prompted policy makers in North Dakota, and across the nation, to look at reducing jail and prison populations by letting some low-risk offenders, and some folks in jail pre-trial because they can't make bond, out into the general population.

Is that the right move?

On this episode of Plain...


Mar 24, 2020

On this episode of Plain Talk, Zach Raknerud pointed out that many North Dakota Democrats are afraid to do interviews with me.

"I don't think that's right," he said.

Raknerud, who is the candidate North Dakota Democrats endorsed to challenge Republican Congressman Kelly Armstrong this cycle, made that point while...


Mar 23, 2020

Rob and Jay talk about the on-going coronavirus pandemic.