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No limit placed on first round of Outdoor Heritage Fund grants

October 17, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The panel that will recommend which projects receive grants through North Dakota’s new Outdoor Heritage Fund decided Thursday not to cap the dollars that will be awarded during the first grant round, despite one member warning an expensive multi-year project could quickly tie up funds. Continue Reading

Whiting VP: ND should cut oil tax by half

September 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The vice president of corporate and government relations for Whiting Petroleum said Thursday that the oil extraction and production tax in North Dakota should be slashed by more than 50 percent. Continue Reading

House rejects oil tax restructuring measure

May 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK House legislators Wednesday rejected an oil tax reform bill that would have lowered the oil extraction tax, closed a tax loophole for low-producing wells and set up guidelines for a new tribal tax agreement. Continue Reading

ND House kills oil tax restructuring measure

March 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s House has defeated a measure aimed at lowering tax rates for oil companies in exchange for closing loopholes. Continue Reading

Proposed amendment would spend part of N.D. oil taxes on wildlife projects

January 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A group of the amendment’s supporters is announcing the campaign later today in Bismarck. It says five percent of North Dakota’s oil tax collections should be set aside in a special fund for wildlife and fish habitat, parks, soil conservation and water projects. Continue Reading

Uses of North Dakota oil tax money are complex

December 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A reader from Jamestown, N.D., wonders how much are North Dakota oil taxes and how is that money used? The answer is complicated. Continue Reading

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ND Senate Panel Rejects Proposal to Cut Oil Taxes

March 21, 2011 in WDAZ

A North Dakota Senate panel doesn’t like a proposal to reduce the state’s oil taxes in exchange for higher oil production.
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Republican ND House Leader Pushes for Oil Company Tax Cut

March 17, 2011 in WDAZ

North Dakota’s oil industry has resumed its push to coax a tax cut from the GOP-controlled state Legislature, and the House’s Republican majority leader is taking the lead in the effort.
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ND House defeats oil tax cut

February 15, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) North Dakota’s oil taxes should be left alone in the face of high oil prices and a drilling boom, the state House decided Tuesday.
Representatives defeated a proposed tax cut, sponsored by two Democratic lawmakers, that would have shaved North Dakota’s top oil tax rate from 11.5 percent to 9.5 percent on production from newly drilled wells. The vote was 76-18 against.
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Forum editorial: Oil tax ‘fix’ campaign unfocused

February 5, 2011 in INFORUM

A privately funded campaign to lower North Dakota’s oil taxes is stimulating a good discussion but has not made a convincing case that taxes should be lowered now.
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