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As court reporters age, demand for replacements is high
Tactics changing with juvenile offenders in ND - less punishment, more counseling
Cramer, Heitkamp point to ND issues in high-profile votes
Solo grad: Graham graduates as lone member of Class of ‘18 at Fordville-Lankin Public School
Victim in deadly motorcycle crash near Lidgerwood ID’d
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Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Drunk diners, penny-pinching patrons: Service industry workers share stories of customer mistreatment
Consumers, craft brewers behind shift that has barley growers, malters adjusting
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Lighting change required for wind farms
ND natural gas production sets record as oil production drops
Flaring policy changes keep benchmarks but give ND oil industry flexibility
Trump announces support for year-round E15 sales
Trump ethanol moves may be worse for farmers than soy tariff
2-year-old Edie thinks she's 30-something, or 60-something, or something
Practice safe cooking habits to avoid food poisoning
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New Methodist church honors past, anticipates future
Dairy farming is not only a job, but a lifestyle
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March 23, 2018
Sharp to return to state Capitol
BISMARCK—Former North Dakota budget director Pam Sharp will return to the state Capitol for the 2019 legislative session, but in a new...
March 23, 2018 - 6:35pm
February 8, 2018
Burgum taps deputy tax commissioner as new ND budget director
BISMARCK—North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum named Deputy Tax Commissioner Joe Morrissette the state's new budget director Thursday, Feb. 8....
February 8, 2018 - 3:50pm
December 5, 2017
ND lawmakers to contract with extra firm on revenue figures
BISMARCK—Seeking more input on state revenue projections after recent estimates missed the mark, North Dakota lawmakers voted Tuesday,...
December 5, 2017 - 6:30pm
December 1, 2017
With ND budget director retirement, some worry about losing institutional knowledge
BISMARCK — Years before she became the state budget director, Pam Sharp's time in the North Dakota Auditor's Office helped her understand...
December 1, 2017 - 3:57pm
October 30, 2017
ND budget director Pam Sharp to retire
BISMARCK — North Dakota budget director Pam Sharp will retire next month after more than three decades in state government, Gov. Doug Burgum...
October 30, 2017 - 5:14pm
October 26, 2017
Legislative budget writers criticize severances for BreatheND employees
BISMARCK—The North Dakota Senate's chief budget writer said this week the $400,000 in severance paid to employees of the state's now-defunct...
October 26, 2017 - 11:26am
August 25, 2017
North Dakota's general fund balance $66 million better than expected
BISMARCK—The state's general fund ended the most recent two-year budget cycle with roughly $66 million more than previously expected, North...
August 25, 2017 - 6:17pm
June 21, 2017
158 ND state employees accepted for buyout program
BISMARCK—Two-hundred state employees applied for a buyout in recent weeks, North Dakota budget officials said Wednesday, Jun 21. The results...
June 21, 2017 - 3:47pm
January 17, 2017
Public employee union raises issues with Burgum budget proposal
BISMARCK — The head of North Dakota's largest public employee union said Tuesday, Jan. 17 that Gov. Doug Burgum's proposal to have state...
January 17, 2017 - 6:42pm
January 13, 2017
Bill would prevent North Dakota state agencies from filling vacant spots
BISMARCK — North Dakota state agencies would be prevented from filling open positions for the next few months under a bill introduced by...
January 13, 2017 - 1:42pm
August 4, 2016
N.D. legislative leaders to propose reforms to avoid future shortfalls
BISMARCK — After dealing with the fallout from a budget forecast that has missed the revenue mark by nearly $1.4 billion, North Dakota legislative leaders said Thursday they plan to propose reforms next session aimed at preventing similar situations in the future. Lawmakers...
August 4, 2016 - 5:57pm
June 16, 2016
More budget cuts, special session possible as ND tax revenues fall short again
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s bleak budget outlook suffered another blow Thursday with a report that state tax revenues came up $36.4 million short in May, increasing the chances of additional budget cuts and making it likely the state will drain the remaining $75 million from a rainy...
June 16, 2016 - 1:39pm
May 20, 2016
N.D. tax revenues fall $33M short in April, worst month yet since revised forecast in January
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s tax revenues fell $33.4 million short of projections in April, the worst month yet since the state budget office adopted a lower revenue forecast in January to adjust for plunging revenues blamed on depressed oil and farm commodity prices. The Office...
May 20, 2016 - 3:25pm
April 29, 2016
Governor to deliver budget guidelines without tax increases
BISMARCK -- Gov. Jack Dalrymple will deliver guidelines to state agency heads next week for his final budget crafted as governor. The North Dakota Office of Management and Budget said in a memo to state agency heads that Dalrymple’s 2017-19 budget guidelines will be delivered at...
April 29, 2016 - 6:48pm
March 3, 2016
Lawmaker ‘baffled’ by starting point for agencies’ 2017-19 budgets
BISMARCK – State agencies will be asked next month to build smaller budgets for the next biennium, but one lawmaker questioned Thursday why their starting point won’t include the budget cuts made last month to help offset a more than $1 billion revenue shortfall. “To me it looks...
March 3, 2016 - 3:15pm