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November 5, 2014
Rauschenberger rolls to re-election
BISMARCK — Republican state tax commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger won Tuesday in his race against Democratic challenger Jason Astrup and Libertarian...
November 5, 2014 - 1:41am
November 4, 2014
Voters to decide tax commissioner race
Voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide a myriad of statewide measures and races, including who is best suited to oversee the implementation of the state’s tax laws. Candidates for state tax commissioner this year are Republican incumbent Ryan Rauschenberger, Democratic challenger...
November 4, 2014 - 4:23pm
October 21, 2014
DSU meets the candidates
North Dakota Tax Commissioner candidate Jason Astrup speaks at Dickinson State University Tuesday during a “Meet the Candidates” forum hosted...
October 21, 2014 - 9:31pm
October 18, 2014
Property taxes at top of list for tax commissioner candidates
With less than three weeks until the election, property tax improvements are the highest priority for all three candidates in the state tax commissioner race. Republican incumbent Ryan Rauschenberger, who was appointed tax commissioner by Gov. Jack Dalrymple in November, said his...
October 18, 2014 - 6:25pm
October 14, 2014
Astrup questions poll on tax commission race
JAMESTOWN — Two out of three candidates in the North Dakota tax commissioner’s race had positive reactions to a recent poll that showed more respondents were undecided than in support of any of them. The third questioned the poll’s methodology. The poll, commissioned by Forum...
October 14, 2014 - 11:10pm
September 18, 2014
Dem-NPL leaders call for audit of Odney contracts
BISMARCK — Top Democratic-NPL Party lawmakers called Thursday for an audit of the state’s contracts with Bismarck-based Odney Advertising after reports that the firm emailed “suggested talking points” for state officials to use when responding to questions about Tax Commissioner...
September 18, 2014 - 11:44pm
September 12, 2014
PR firm provided ‘talking points’ to state offices about Rauschenberger’s drinking: Aunt says tax commissioner ‘doing well’ at Minn. treatment center
BISMARCK – Campaign advisor Odney Advertising provided talking points for officials in the North Dakota tax commissioner’s office and governor’s office to use when responding to questions related to Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger’s decision to take a leave of absence...
September 12, 2014 - 3:01pm
September 10, 2014
Tax commissioner challenger says he would resign if he were in his opponent’s situation
FARGO – In announcing a proposal for $1.14 billion in tax relief Tuesday, the Democratic candidate for North Dakota tax commissioner said that if he was in the same position as his embattled opponent, he would seriously consider resigning. Jason Astrup, a Fargo attorney, is...
September 10, 2014 - 12:17pm
February 6, 2014
Going head to head on taxes: Property tax emerges as key issue as tax commissioner hopefuls kick off campaigns
BISMARCK — Property taxes are handled at the local level, but they quickly emerged Wednesday as a major issue in the statewide race for North...
February 6, 2014 - 1:08am
February 3, 2014
Fargo attorney to seek Dem-NPL endorsement for tax commissioner
BISMARCK – A Fargo attorney is making his case for the state Democratic-NPL Party’s endorsement for state tax commissioner. Jason Astrup will officially announce his candidacy Wednesday during stops in Fargo and Bismarck, the party stated in a news release Monday. Astrup...
February 3, 2014 - 3:33pm