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NIE ROCKS! The Fiscal Cliff
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The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee announced Thursday that he did not expect the Senate-passed Marketplace Fairness Act to pass the House, which one advocacy group celebrated as effectively killing the bill that Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., pushed through the Senate last month.
The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis says North Dakota's economic growth has outpaced all other states for the third straight year. The report says that North Dakota's gross domestic product increased by 13.4 percent to $38.7 billion in 2012. GDP measures total economic production.
As many 2,500 Canadian cars cross the border at the Pembina border crossing on a busy weekend day. Field officers at the port of entry do what they can to make sure things go as smoothly as possible to avoid long wait times.
Solid hiring helped lower unemployment rates in 40 U.S. states last month, the most since November. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates increased in only three states: Louisiana, Tennessee and North Dakota. North Dakota reported the nation's lowest unemployment rate, at 3.3 percent.
At a time when many states are pinching pennies to balance their government budgets, North Dakota just increased education funding, allocated billions to infrastructure improvements and provided $1.1 billion in tax relief.
A recent study done for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has revealed that North Dakota is ranked number one in promoting growth. These studies were done for all 50 states to learn and share economic policies.
President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $3.8 trillion spending blueprint that strives to achieve a "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits. It would raise taxes on the wealthy and trim popular benefit programs including as Social Security and Medicare.
Jobs in North Dakota have grown by almost a third since 2000, increasing by 100,000 during that period and by 33,000 in 2012 alone, the Department of Commerce announced last week. With the energy boom based in western North Dakota, the job gains have not been spread evenly across the state.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple unveiled his budget for the next biennium on Wednesday, calling for permanent property tax relief, $102 million for Fargo-area flood control projects, a new funding formula for higher education and $2.5 billion in transportation upgrades.
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