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North Dakota advances to Frozen Four

Jason Astrup announces his candidacy for the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party endorsement for tax commissioner with his wife Jamie on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Democratic challenger for N.D. tax commissioner floats tax breaks for military

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FARGO – The Democratic challenger for North Dakota tax commissioner is proposing an income tax break for all active-duty and retired military service members in the state.


“There’s no excuse to why we can’t do that when we have the level of resources that we do,” Jason Astrup said Thursday during a news conference in Fargo.

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Erik Burgess
Erik Burgess covers city and county government for The Forum. He started as the paper's night reporter in 2012, after graduating from Hamline University in St. Paul, Minn. He was born and raised in Grand Forks, N.D., and also spent time interning at the Grand Forks Herald.  Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to
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