Legislators near late-night compromise for property tax relief, K-12 funding

May 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK – Legislators were close to reaching a compromise after 11 p.m. Friday on their final day of the session to fund North Dakota’s K-12 schools and provide property tax relief. The issues hung in limbo throughout the day after House lawmakers defeated a bill early Friday, reversing the previous day’s passage of Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s proposal to increase state aid to K-12 school districts while providing about $714 million in property tax relief. Continue Reading