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Published March 01, 2013, 05:42 PM

How Sequestration Could Affect ND

The dreaded deadline of sequester day is here, meaning fiscal cuts are expected, affecting local government. Local economic and political science professors say the state might be able to make up for the loss.

The dreaded deadline of sequester day is here, meaning fiscal cuts are expected, affecting local government. Local economic and political science professors say the state might be able to make up for the loss.

To give you an estimate, the cuts expected to affect North Dakota are roughly 16 percent of one month's gross oil revenue in the state, meaning if the state wanted to it has the revenue to make up for potential loss. Melanie Orlins has more.

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