George Sinner campaign polls nonexistent registered ND voters

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

Photo courtessy of SinnerForCongress.com

Democrat George Sinner’s campaign has been using an internal poll showing a lead for them in North Dakota’s at-large House race to raise funds and leverage national headlines.

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Are climate march protesters anti-North Dakota?

By   /  September 23, 2014  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

ANTI-NORTH DAKOTA: People's Climate March demonstrators called for an end to fossil fuels and meat eating, but those calls weren't popular in a state that is among national leaders in producing oil, coal and meat.

As hundreds of thousands of protesters lined the streets of New York City ahead of the United Nations climate summit, many North Dakotans thousands of miles away didn’t care for the discussion.

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Fracking good times: North Dakota tops U.S. income gains

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  California, National, Nevada, News, North Dakota, South Dakota  /  No Comments

HIGHWAY TO WEALTH: Oil and gas are powering North Dakota's nation-leading rise in personal wealth -- despite personal and corporate income taxes.

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota leads the nation in personal income growth. No other state even comes close.
From 2008 to 2012, North Dakotans’ per-capita income jumped 31 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
South Dakota came in a distant second, registering a 10 percent gain.
North Dakota’s 2012 per-capita personal [...]

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Senator continued to cite study months after it was withdrawn

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

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A North Dakota State University study into the economic impact of rail delays was pulled by researchers after problems with its methodology, but neither the university nor Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, who requested the study, bothered to tell people.

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Common Core critics fire back at Dalrymple comments

By   /  September 18, 2014  /  North Dakota  /  No Comments

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North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple has made some of his first public comments about the controversial Common Core standards, and critics don’t like what they’re hearing.

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Want cheaper gas and economic growth? Lift crude oil exports ban, study says

By   /  September 17, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, New Mexico, News, North Dakota, Texas  /  No Comments

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A study claims lifting the U.S. crude oil export ban would cut prices at the pump, reduce unemployment by 200,000 a year and boost the U.S. economy by up to $1.8 trillion.

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