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Press Photo by Lisa Call Pam Sharp, director of the North Dakota Office of Management and Budget, right, discusses a coding error that may affect immediate funding for renovations to Dickinson State University's Stoxen Library, while Sen. Rich Wardner, R-Dickinson, looks on during a Feb. 10 press conference at DSU.

Questions over coding error linger


After a coding error by the state treasurer's office left renovations to Dickinson State University's Stoxen Library hanging in limbo, state democrats questioned budget management during a Bismarck press conference held Tuesday.

In the last legislative session, about $9 million was appropriated for renovations to the library, provided revenue collections were $25 million ahead of forecast by Dec. 31.

That "trigger" was met on Dec. 31, but erroneously.

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