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North Dakota's Tax Revenues Did Not Actually Decline 46 Percent In The Third Quarter

North Dakota's Tax Revenues Did Not Actually Decline 46 Percent In The Third Quarter

Yesterday evening I wrote about a report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government, picked up by Reuters, which described North Dakota’s tax revenues as declining 46.7 percent in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the previous year. I was skeptical because the state’s monthly reports concerning general fund revenues have shown steady growth. The

Come See Me In Bismarck This Week At Chamber Of Commerce Policy Summit

The folks at the Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce were kind enough to extend an invitation for me to participate in their policy summit this week. The event will take place on Wednesday this week – August 13th – from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck. It will consist of a

North Dakota OMB Director Projects A Decline In Revenue Growth For Coming Biennium

Today Office of Management and Budget Director Pam Sharp gave testimony before a joint meeting of the state House and Senate appropriations committees. The intent of the testimony was to give updated figures for the state’s revenue forecasts. According to a legislative source, we got some good news and bad news. The good news is

Has North Dakota's Economy Peaked?

Today the North Dakota House and Senate appropriations committees are holding a joint session to discuss the state’s new budget forecasts, so it’s timely that we discuss what’s happening with the state’s economy. After a couple of years of growth so rapid it overran housing supplies and infrastructure needs, the state’s growth seems to be