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 [...]
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
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.Read More →
By Rob Port | Watchdog.org North Dakota Bureau
BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are divided over what sort of tax relief should come out of the 2015 legislative session, but one area of agreement is that a ballot measure could have a big impact on whether tax relief passes at all.
Rep. Scott Louser, a Republican [...]
The N.C. State Board of Higher Education last week approved pay raises for the presidents at the state’s 11 public universities, the latest in aggressive increases at a rate double the rise in per-capita income of Americans.Read More →