Representatives Oversen, Boschee: Odney Advertising could be in violation of Corrupt Practices Act

Representatives Oversen, Boschee: Odney Advertising could be in violation of Corrupt Practices Act

(BISMARCK, ND) – State Representatives Kylie Oversen (District 42, Grand Forks) and Joshua Boschee (District 44, Fargo) released the following statement today:

“During the past few days we have heard from a number of our constituents who attend either UND or NDSU who are upset to learn that their personal student information has been shared with Odney Advertising. We share their concerns.

“We believe that it is wrong for the private information of college students to be shared for any political or commercial purpose. Students have an …

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N.D. Democrats call on Attorney General to prohibit Odney Advertising from acquiring private data of 48,000 college students

N.D. Democrats call on Attorney General to prohibit Odney Advertising from acquiring private data of 48,000 college students

(BISMARCK, ND – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SEPTEMBER 25, 2014) – Bob Valeu, Chairman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, announced today that the party sent a letter to Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem asking him to issue a “cease and desist” order prohibiting Odney Advertising from accessing the confidential information of 48,000 North Dakota college and university students.

The request is in response to an email sent by Odney Advertising President Pat Finken to NDUS officials on or about September 6, asking officials to provide the …

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Ad agency’s political involvement with public employees raises “serious questions”

Ad agency’s political involvement with public employees raises “serious questions”

(BISMARCK, ND) – Citing “serious questions” that a North Dakota advertising agency is pressuring state employees to improperly engage in political activities, North Dakota Democratic-NPL legislative leaders Senator Mac Schneider (Grand Forks) and Representative Kenton Onstad (Parshall) today made an open records request for correspondence from Odney Advertising to several key state government officials. The request comes on the heels of media reports that Odney Advertising had surreptitiously sent political talking points to state employees at their personal email addresses on the topic of Tax …

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Statement: One Week Later, Too Many Unanswered Questions in the Rauschenberger Affair

Statement: One Week Later, Too Many Unanswered Questions in the Rauschenberger Affair

Serious questions remain about who knew what, when they knew it, and if there was a cover-up to conceal problems before the election.

(BISMARCK, ND) – Bob Valeu, Chairman of the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party, released the following statement regarding the lack of answers surrounding who knew what and when regarding Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s addiction.

“It’s been one week since the public first learned about Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s addiction problems. New information continues to leak out each day that raises more serious and troubling questions.

“The …

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