Skip to comments.2011 Prosperity Session
Posted on 01/04/2011 2:19:54 PM PST by upsdriver
BISMARCK (AP) - When the North Dakota Legislature begins its 2011 session, lawmakers will have plenty of money to spend and even more suggestions about how to spend it.
With the 2011 session set to begin today, Gov. Jack Dalrymple's two-year, $9.3 billion budget includes millions for road repairs, flood control projects, medical benefits for lower-income North Dakotans and incentive pay for public school teachers, as well as property tax subsidies and a small cut in North Dakota's income tax rates.
Dalrymple's plan assumes the state treasury will have a surplus of slightly more than $1 billion in June, including $620 million in a reserve fund for oil taxes and a "budget stabilization fund" of $325 million. His budget assumes the state will collect more than $2 billion in oil taxes alone from next July until June 2013.
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I have three letters of warning for north Dakota.
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Energy exploration is one of our challenges. The EPA is another. Two reasons why we have to take back our government.