Republican Rep. Rick Becker, of Bismarck, told the higher education board in June that the state should look into closing some of the campuses and consolidating administrative positions.
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"That's how he presented himself and that's how he's been," Becker said. "I appreciate the dude believes in what his role is and I admire that. We need a little more friction between the legislative and executive branches."
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