FARGO (AP) — The latest census estimates show North Dakota is the only state to show an increase in median household income from 2008 to 2009.
The report said North Dakota’s household income in the survey period rose 5.1 percent, from $45,497 to $47,827.
A survey released Monday of business leaders and supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states suggests the region’s economy is set to grow in the coming months, but that there are also signs of inflation.
The Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region jumped to 61 in February, up from 54.7 in January and 50.3 in December.
By Margery A. Beck, The Associated Press
, March 02, 2010
In announcing his candidacy for the U.S. Senate, Gov. John Hoeven criticized the increase in the national debt under President Barack Obama, saying, “The federal government just isn’t working anymore. The deficits and federal debt are just out of control.”
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