N.D. POLITICS NOTEBOOK: Carlson, back in ND, eyes WSI post
Published 01/26/2009, State Capitol Bureau
Clare Carlson, onetime Grand Forks legislator, former agriculture adviser to governors Ed Schafer and John Hoeven and for the past eight years the North Dakota director of U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, was unemployed as of noon Tuesday, just like all Bush administration appointees. He was in the Capitol in Bismarck the next day in a suit and tie. When he was jokingly asked if he’s perhaps in line to be Hoeven’s appointee to run Workforce Safety and Insurance, he laughed but added that he actually is interested in the job.Word count: 553
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