North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum signed all 14 bills approved by the Legislature in its three-day special session. The action was necessary after the North Dakota Supreme Court ruled the Office of Management and Budget bill was unconstitutional. Lawmakers did approve a bill that will provide incentives to a company building a fertilizer plant in the state. This program will forgive $125 million in loans through the Bank of North Dakota once construction is complete. Burgum sought a tax relief bill, but that was rejected.
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