To the editor, I saw a nice article featuring North Dakota's Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger recently. Thankfully, it wasn't about another drunken driving incident. Rather, it was a piece about how the new tax law was going to provide "significant federal tax relief" to North Dakota taxpayers. Since hardly anyone understands the new law, which has more moving parts than all the old combines in North Dakota piled together in one heap, it seemed a stretch. But good news from the tax commissioner's office is not to be squandered.
BUTTE, Mont.—While the reduction of North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple's proposed $50 million Outdoor Heritage Fund during this legislative session was no surprise, the recent backlash against Ducks Unlimited is troubling. House Bill 1197 prohibits state agencies from funding nonprofit organization purchases of real property or easements for wildlife or conservation purposes. And now, U.S. Rep.