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Analysis of occupational licensing burdens ranks North Dakota No. 49

North Dakota ranked 49th among U.S. states that have burdensome licensing laws for lower-income jobs, according to a report by the Institute for Justice (IJ).

Mathern supports state's strict licensing requirements for security guards

North Dakota Sen. Tim Mathern (D-Fargo) said despite a recent report saying the state is the worst in the country for licensing requirements of security guards, he stands behind the strict licensing law although he would be open to some changes.

Nelson calls for overhauling of state's licensing process

With the Institute for Justice (IJ) recently pointing out that North Dakota is the worst state in the country to be a security guard because of its hefty requirements, Rep. Marvin Nelson (D-Rolla) said the state needs to revamp its licensing system.

Analysis: 22.5 percent of North Dakota property owners are ‘equity rich’

In North Dakota, owners of more than 18,000 properties with mortgages have at least 50 percent equity in their homes, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Report: North Dakota is worst state in U.S. for security guard licensing

A group fighting government licensing abuse says North Dakota has among the least burdensome licensing laws in the nation.

Analysis: 10.3 percent of North Dakota property owners' mortgages are 'underwater'

In North Dakota, owners of 8,581 properties with mortgages owe at least 25 percent more on their loans than their property is worth, according to an analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions looking at home equity at the end of the first quarter.

Analysis: Ward County has the highest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 1,839 properties in Ward County started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the highest foreclosure rate in North Dakota, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: North Dakota has the lowest foreclosure rate for first quarter

One in 5,226 properties in North Dakota started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: Cass, Grand Forks and Ward counties have highest property tax rates in North Dakota

With an effective property tax rate of 1.33 percent, Cass County has the highest tax rate among North Dakota counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Counties in Virginia, Texas and Missouri pay lowest property tax rate in U.S.

From TX Business Daily

With an effective property tax rate of 0.1 percent, Mecklenburg County in Virginia has the lowest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania county pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of 3.99 percent, Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania has the highest tax rate among U.S. counties, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

Analysis: Homeowners in Pennsylvania metro area pay highest property tax rate in U.S.

From Keystone Business News

With an effective property tax rate of about 3.9 percent, the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazleton metropolitan area in Pennsylvania has the No. 1 highest tax rate among U.S. cities, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property taxes levied on single-family homes.

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