State of North Dakota Archives: on Corporations
Fought attempt to weaken ND bank privacy laws
In her own political career, Heitkamp said, she has worked with Republicans on issues, including an alliance with the ultra-conservative Constitution Party to fight an attempt to weaken North Dakota's bank privacy laws, and teaming with a former state
Republican Party chairman to push for stronger protection of private property rights.
Source: Connecticut Post on 2012 N.D. Senate debate
Oct 25, 2012
Positive business climate results in ND leading US in growth
Leading economic indicators show that North Dakota's economy continues to grow and diversify as the state adds new jobs, increases wages and expands its domestic and international business interests.
North Dakota leads all other states in economic
growth, with a 7% increase in gross domestic product in 2010. Since 2000, North Dakota's GDP has grown by 90%.
These latest statistics help confirm that our efforts to create jobs and to sustain a positive business climate are getting results.
Source: N.D. 2011 gubernatorial press release, "N.D. Leads"
Jun 9, 2011
Right approach: empower entrepreneurs & small business
Hoeven said his approach is one of empowerment, and it's a mantra that he repeats often on the campaign trail and echoed again several times when responding to answers during
"I have an approach that empowers people and entrepreneurs and small business," Hoeven said. "That's what we need to get our economy going."
Source: Fargo-Moorhead Forum coverage of 2010 N.D. Senate debate
Oct 1, 2010