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BISMARCK -- Thousands of additional North Dakotans could see their property tax information posted online if state lawmakers pass a bill that's scheduled for its first hearing Wednesday. The North Dakota Association of Counties is opposing the bipartisan bill, which would require all of the state's counties to make property tax information available online, citing the potential cost to local taxpayers. Currently, only 23 of the state's 53 counties have parcel-by-parcel property tax information available on the Internet, either through the county's official website or through a vendor,
BISMARCK -- North Dakota is "stronger than ever," and depressed oil prices shouldn't prevent the state from boosting tax relief and continuing the progress made on roads, housing and other priorities, Gov. Jack Dalrymple said Tuesday in his State of the State Address. "In the end, our growth may be slowed, but it will not stop," he said. Senate Minority Leader Mac Schneider, D-Grand Forks, said lower oil prices should give rise to concern but not panic, and that North Dakota's world-class oil play will outlive market swings. "Does that mean you cavalierly go on a spending spree?
BISMARCK – North Dakota is “stronger than ever,” and depressed oil prices shouldn’t prevent the state from boosting tax relief and continuing the progress made on roads, housing and other...
North Dakota Fish and Game will try to collect some $37,000 in erroneous payments made to 174 employees for meals and travel expenses.
All eyes on Bismarck for opening of 2015 legislative session in North Dakota
BISMARCK – As the domestic price of crude oil hovered around $50 a barrel on Monday, North Dakota legislators began rolling into the Capitol’s House and Senate chambers to prep...
Gov. Jack Dalrymple will open the 2015 legislative session Tuesday with a State of the State address.
North Dakota Highway Patrol finds 4.5 pounds of heroin in car after traffic stop near Bismarck.
Funding for oil country will lead legislative session
BISMARCK — House Majority Leader Al Carlson said Monday he plans to introduce a bill next month that would phase out North Dakota's personal and corporate income taxes, going a step further than a fellow Republican's proposal. The Fargo lawmaker said reducing income tax rates to zero would help grow businesses and draw new residents to the state. "I think that's important for North Dakota's long-term economy," he said. Carlson is the second GOP lawmaker to discuss plans for an income tax drawdown. Minot Rep.