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Oil Boom Tests North Dakota Legislative Traditioni
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July 08, 2014 8:15 PM
North Dakota is one of four U.S. states with a legislature that meets only once every two years. But as VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, the energy boom in Western North Dakota -- and everything that comes with it -- is challenging the state government’s ability to respond rapidly to the changing environmental and economic landscape.

Oil Boom Tests North Dakota Legislative Tradition

Published July 08, 2014

North Dakota is one of four U.S. states with a legislature that meets only once every two years. But as VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports, the energy boom in Western North Dakota -- and everything that comes with it -- is challenging the state government’s ability to respond rapidly to the changing environmental and economic landscape.


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