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No, It’s Not Time To Increase The Gas Tax

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Earlier this week, a shocking headline was posted by an unlikely source. Rob Port of the SayAnythingBlog posted an article announcing his support of an increase in the gas tax. Port says: You may be wondering why a conservative with a preference for limited government is in favor of a tax hike. It’s an easy case to make… The best ...

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North Dakota 1st quarter taxable sales drop 33 percent

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Tax Commissioner says the state is returning to a “pre-oil boom economy” due to slumping crude and farm commodity prices. Ryan Rauschenberger (RAW’-shun-bur-gur) says the state recorded $3.8 billion in taxable sales and purchases during January, February and March. That’s down 33 percent from a record $5.8 billion for the same period a year ...

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Excerpts from recent North Dakota editorials

Too many N.D. kids live in poverty The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, Oct. 8, 2015 During a time when North Dakota’s economy has been considered booming, there’s been a growing problem behind the scenes. There has been an increase in child poverty across the state. No, you won’t find a child in rags begging on a street corner. There are, however, ...

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