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Video: Property Tax Transparency Bill Goes Down After Lobbying From Counties

Video: Property Tax Transparency Bill Goes Down After Lobbying From Counties

Rep. Ben Hanson, a Democrat from Fargo, introduced HB1069 which would have required that North Dakota counties maintain an online database of property tax information. Not surprisingly local government lobbyists – perhaps the most effective opponents of government transparency in North Dakota – rushed to oppose the measure. “It’s just another state requirement that counties

North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 4, 20, and 28 Mountrail, Dunn, McLean, Traill, Grand Forks, Cass, Emmons, Burleigh, Logan, McIntosh and Dickey County Area Guide

This post is part of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post. The Districts: 4, 20 and 28 Click on a District number above for a map of

Video: Democrats Argue In Favor Of Burdening Poor With Tax Hikes For Their Own Good

Yesterday the North Dakota House voted down HB1387 which would have instituted a 127% tax hike on cigarettes. The bill failed on by 19 – 72 vote margin, but the debate was interesting. Rep. Glen Froseth, arguing against the bill, noted that tax hikes on tobacco use disproportionately burden the poor. But Rep. Eliot Glassheim,

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