How about a plan to cut North Dakota property taxes in half?


TOM STROMME.Tribune House Majority leader Rep. Al Carlson (R-Fargo), left, and Rep. Roscoe Streyle (R-Minot) both questioned the numbers in state budget revenue projections announced on Wednesday.

MINOT, N.D. — Thanks to redistricting, and also a growing fracture in the North Dakota Republican party between traditional conservatives and culture war populists, the NDGOP has an unusually large number of competitive legislative primaries.

In a typical year we might see a half-dozen or so contested nominations, but this year there are 21.

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