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Dalrymple’s $12.8B plan: Governor calls for permanent tax relief

December 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Gov. Jack Dalrymple unveiled his budget recommendations for the next two years Wednesday, calling for $12.8 billion of spending with proposals to enact permanent tax relief and invest $2.5 billion in transportation upgrades across the state, including making a stretch of U.S. Highway 85 a four-lane road. Continue Reading

State budget surplus projection doubles to $1.6B

September 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK At this rate, we’re going to need a bigger piggy bank. Continue Reading

Dickinson taxable sales grow 52 percent; Williston leads statewide growth that increased to more than $19B

June 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The story of North Dakota’s envious economy just keeps getting bigger with all of the state’s largest cities contributing to eye-popping growth, including a year-to-year increase to $744 million in taxable sales and purchases in Dickinson. Continue Reading

FTC targets Billion, other car dealers for misleading ads

March 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

In a first-of-its-kind case, the Federal Trade Commission targeted five car dealers in four states that regulators say deceived consumers by promising to pay off their loans. Continue Reading