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North Dakota schools get 35.3% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

More than 35 percent of North Dakota public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 33rd highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in North Dakota reach $1.3 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in North Dakota amount to $1.3 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the seventh lowest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in North Dakota averaged $52,850

Teachers’ salaries in North Dakota averaged $52,850 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 29th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

1st-quarter state tax collections in North Dakota reach $1.1 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in North Dakota amount to $1.1 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the 10th lowest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

North Dakota’s public pensions are 62.3 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to North Dakota’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 62.3 percent of the total, the 35th highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in North Dakota reach $3.5 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in North Dakota amount to $3.5 billion, the eighth lowest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

North Dakota among 6 states with no concentrated poverty neighborhoods

North Dakota Business Daily contains no urban neighborhoods with extreme poverty – where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

North Dakota earns grade of D for manufacturing health

North Dakota received a grade of VD on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

Dunn County’s $3,806-per-month cost of living is the highest in North Dakota

Residents of Dunn County need to make $3,806 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in North Dakota.

North Dakota’s public pensions are 62.2% government funded

Taxpayer contributions to North Dakota’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 62.2 percent of the total, the 33rd highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

North Dakota disabled veterans still awaiting action on home loan fee refunds

Despite facing a July 31 target deadline, the Veterans Benefits Administration has yet to provide refunds to tens of thousands of disabled veterans who were erroneously charged home loan funding fees.

Average student loan debt for graduates in North Dakota is $26,080, study finds

College graduates in North Dakota have an average debt burden of $26,080, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

Income taxes make up 7% of total state, local levies in North Dakota, study finds

State income tax revenues in North Dakota represent 7 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

North Dakota scores 72.6 out of 100 in litigation climate survey

North Dakota earned a score of 72.6 out of 100 in a new ranking of state litigation climates released Wednesday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

North Dakota ranks 7th highest in state, local government GDP, study finds

North Dakota finished seventh lowest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

North Dakota pension plans are 64% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the North Dakota public pension plans stands at 64%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Rolette rated least livable among North Dakota counties, study finds

Rolette was ranked North Dakota’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

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