Our state economy continues to diversify and grow, and Amazon is part of that success. Our pro-business climate is attracting new companies and it promotes business growth. We're pleased that Amazon appreciates our business environment and we look forward to their expanding presence in North Dakota.
Senate Bill 2057 allocates $41.8 million in General Fund dollars to fund the North Dakota Department of Commerce and expand the state's economic and workforce development initiatives.
Potter said not all the stimulus money was wisely spent, but something needed to be done. He said Hoeven also believes there were positive impacts because the governor has "cut ribbons'' for stimulus projects all across North Dakota.
"I go to state events when there's state investment,'' Hoeven responded.
|2012 Presidential contenders on Jobs:|
Green: Dr.Jill Stein(MA)
Libertarian: Gov.Gary Johnson(NM)
Justice: Mayor Rocky Anderson(UT)
Constitution: Rep.Virgil Goode(VA)
Peace+Freedom: Roseanne Barr(HI)
Reform Party: André Barnett(NY)
AmericansElect: Gov.Buddy Roemer(LA)
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