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June 5, 2017
ND Legacy Fund beset by lower oil prices, group urges strategic investment plan
FARGO—North Dakota's Legacy Fund now stands at almost $4 billion and legislators will for the first time tap earnings from the fund to...
June 5, 2017 - 6:48am
March 6, 2017
UND professor: Tap Legacy Fund to preserve universities' legacy
North Dakota's economy is in recession. The current slowdown is largely driven by the state's reliance on commodities. Prices continue to sag...
March 6, 2017 - 10:23am
November 23, 2016
ND attorney general says state can start tapping Legacy Fund earnings in 2017
BISMARCK, N.D. — Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued an opinion clarifying when North Dakota can start tapping earnings from the...
November 23, 2016 - 7:03pm
October 12, 2016
Other Views: Pipeline protest must end
Fargo—Patience among law enforcement personnel and the people of North Dakota is running thin over the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's pipeline protest in Morton County. The rule of law has been trampled by the protesters and their illegal encampments on federal and private lands...
October 12, 2016 - 6:35pm
October 1, 2016
N.D. Legacy Fund tops $4 billion in less than six years
BISMARCK — Less than six years after North Dakota residents voted to sock away oil and gas tax collections for future generations, the Legacy Fund has topped $4 billion in value, a "phenomenal" feat the state's chief investment officer said speaks to the state's fiscal conservatism....
October 1, 2016 - 11:29am
August 26, 2016
N.D. leaders shift toward willingness to spend Legacy Fund earnings for 2017-19 budget
BISMARCK — North Dakota leaders are signaling a growing willingness to use earnings from the state's $3.8 billion Legacy Fund to shore...
August 26, 2016 - 8:03pm
December 2, 2015
As low oil prices sting Legacy Fund, lawmakers debate spending earnings
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s trust fund for oil and gas tax revenues could take a $212 million hit if slumping crude oil prices linger through June 2017, state lawmakers were told Wednesday as they continued to debate how much of the Legacy Fund’s earnings should be available to...
December 2, 2015 - 4:26pm
August 13, 2015
Legacy Fund principal likely safe from spending in 2017, leaders say
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers will likely keep their hands off the state’s $3 billion-plus Legacy Fund when it becomes available for spending in 2017, GOP and Democratic legislative leaders agreed Thursday. But while the fund’s principal is probably safe from spending,...
August 13, 2015 - 5:50pm
June 15, 2015
New investment strategy paying off for $3.2B Legacy Fund
BISMARCK – A more diversified investment strategy is paying off for North Dakota’s $3.2 billion trust fund for oil and gas tax revenue, bringing a higher rate of return for the state but also higher fees paid to investment managers, officials said Monday. After management fees...
June 15, 2015 - 11:46pm
May 19, 2015
Other Views: Governor’s Legacy bill veto was right call
FARGO -- North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s veto of an attempted manipulation of the healthy Legacy Fund sends two strong messages. First, the Legislature’s overreaching power grab stunts won’t stand. Second, the wishes of North Dakota voters will stand if the governor has anything...
May 19, 2015 - 10:38pm
May 1, 2015
Other Views: Governor’s veto protects Legacy Fund
It didn’t make huge headlines this week, but North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s veto of an attempt by the Republican leadership of the House to usurp executive authority was noteworthy in that it embodied all the elements of the long-running power struggle between the governor’s...
May 1, 2015 - 10:18pm
April 28, 2015
Veto of Legacy Fund legislation will stand
BISMARCK – Gov. Jack Dalrymple’s veto of a bill that would have barred the governor from considering money from the state’s Legacy Fund...
April 28, 2015 - 7:53pm
April 27, 2015
House overrides governor’s veto of Legacy Fund bill; Senate still must act
BISMARCK – The House Republican supermajority clashed Monday with GOP Gov. Jack Dalrymple over what to do with earnings from the Legacy Fund...
April 27, 2015 - 6:07pm
March 4, 2015
Thumbs down for Legacy Fund change: Committee says ‘do not pass’ in 15-4 vote
BISMARCK — House lawmakers gave a cool reception Wednesday to legislation that would let North Dakota voters decide whether to change how money is spent from the nearly $3 billion Legacy Fund they created. Members of the House Appropriations Committee voted 15-4 to give the proposal...
March 4, 2015 - 10:22pm
Baby bank: $5,000 nest egg for newborns being weighed for study
BISMARCK – The sponsor of a bill that originally would have established a $5,000 nest egg for each North Dakota newborn defended the idea before...
March 4, 2015 - 10:19pm