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North Dakota fuel tax revenue drops with economic slowdown

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Fuel tax collections for North Dakota’s Transportation Department are tanking with fewer vehicles on the road due to the state’s economic slowdown, the agency’s director said Thursday. North Dakota has a 23-cents-a-gallon tax on motor fuel, which has not been raised since 2005 and is a nickel less than the national average. Each penny of North ...

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ND Insights releases May 2016 Monthly Market Report

Williston, ND – The Monthly Market Report – May 2016 published by ND Insights is now available. The latest monthly report includes monthly economic indicators that were released in May 2016 along with additional analysis for the 2015 Taxable Sales and Purchases information that was released April 21, 2016. Updated Data Sets In addition to the standard monthly data updates, ...

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Top 5 Bakken news stories – April 9-15

Check out what stories our readers found most engaging this week with our top five recap. Happy Friday! 5. Governor says North Dakota is weathering energy, ag slump BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the state’s economic strength and diversified economy is helping to weather fluctuations in the energy and agriculture industries. Dalrymple spoke Wednesday at the state’s ...

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North Dakota taxable sales, purchase drop 19 percent in 2015

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Tax Department records show the state’s economy slowed last year due to low crop prices and a sustained oil industry slump. North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases are a key indicator of economic activity in the state. Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger (RAW’-shun-bur-gur) says North Dakota’s taxable sales and purchases decreased nearly 19 percent in ...

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Governor says North Dakota is weathering energy, ag slump

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple says the state’s economic strength and diversified economy is helping to weather fluctuations in the energy and agriculture industries. Dalrymple spoke Wednesday at the state’s first demographic conference, which is focusing on how demographics impact citizens, businesses and communities. The governor told the group at Bismarck State College that North Dakota has a ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

Be thankful for the important people in your lives The Daily News, Wahpeton, Nov. 23, 2015 Thanksgiving is mere days away and for many of us, our mouths are already salivating as we anticipate the traditional feast. Bring on the turkey and dressing, pumpkin pie and camaraderie of family and good friends partaking in this annual celebration. As you sit ...

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North Dakota’s economy is no comedy skit

Anyone who caught the HBO skit on North Dakota could have found humor in the simplistic, slapstick one-liners, but the overall messaging is not funny. I guess I avoided watching it for a couple weeks because as a North Dakota native, I’ve nearly heard it all when it comes to our small state. Like so many in the media, HBO’s ...

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