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Department of Interior to repay N.D. mineral revenue

August 28, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WASHINGTON — The Department of Interior will repay North Dakota $1.5 million in additional mineral revenue that was withheld for fiscal year 2013, members of the state’s federal delegation announced Wednesday. Continue Reading

Feds to restore cuts in mineral payments to states

August 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Dozens of states will receive an estimated total of $110 million in mineral leasing payments from the federal government following a dispute over automatic spending cuts that drew a backlash from lawmakers in the West. Continue Reading