June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Fargo lawmaker asks, ‘How can we be that far off?’BISMARCK Revenue streaming into North Dakota’s general fund has surpassed the state’s forecast by $1.6 billion with one month left to go in the two-year budget cycle, state Budget Director Pam Sharp reported Tuesday, prompting one lawmaker to ask, “How can we be that far off?” Continue Reading
March 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota Legislature’s budget-writing committee has delayed a decision on how much revenue to expect for the rest of the current year and the budget year that begins July 1.
February 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK After two years of rapid economic and population growth that lead to a $1.6 billion state surplus, the state is beginning to see signs that it is leveling off. Continue Reading
August 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic
DEADWOOD (AP) Gambling revenues were up in Deadwood during the first month of an increased betting limit.
August 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK (AP) In their efforts to get on the November ballot, those shepherding some of North Dakota’s new crop of voter initiatives relied on paid petition carriers, most notably a proposal to reserve a share of the state’s oil tax revenue for wildlife, parks and wetlands projects. Continue Reading
August 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK North Dakota collected almost $1.7 billion in oil tax revenue in the past fiscal year, nearly bringing in as much money in one year as the state expected to collect in two. Continue Reading
July 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
DEADWOOD (AP) Gamblers were doing less betting in Deadwood last June, but promoters say the revenue decline may have been caused by an early Memorial Day holiday. Continue Reading
July 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) The Bureau of Land Management says its most recent sale of oil and gas leases the Dakotas totaled more than $3.3 million.
July 13, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK How much money North Dakota’s oil- and gas-producing counties should get to help pay for all the needs that have come with rapid growth promises to be one of the biggest issues of the 2013 legislative session. Continue Reading
July 3, 2012 in The Daily Republic
City’s second-quarter collections set local records.