North Dakota Matters!
http://www.commerce.nd.gov/smartmail/NDMattersJanuary2015/
North Dakota Matters!
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter
ND Matters - January 2015
NorthDakotaInTheNews.jpg
North Dakota in the News

North Dakota is making headlines! Here's a few of our favorites from last month.

North Dakota's Population Reaches an All-Time High

North Dakota’s population has reached an all-time high of 739,482 residents, the U.S. Census Bureau reported. The state’s latest population estimate is an increase of 15,625 residents from last year’s count.

North Dakota's Population Reaches an All-Time High - ND Governor's Office

Taxpayers' Income Doubles Since ND Boom Began

Reported income by all North Dakotans has more than doubled to a record $30.4 billion since the infancy of the state's oil boom in 2006, tax return fillings show.

Taxpayers' Income Doubles Since ND Boom Began - CBS Minnesota

Bismarck Named One of The Ten Easiest Cities to Find a Job

With a microscopic unemployment rate of 1.9%, even with an ongoing population boom Bismarck is able to keep pace by creating one job for every jobseeker, with the healthcare sector leading the charge.

Bismarck Named One of The Ten Easiest Cities to Find a Job - ZipRecruiter

Dalrymple Delivers 2015-2017 Budget Address and State of the State

Gov. Jack Dalrymple released his 2015-2017 Executive Budget, a structurally balanced plan that provides more tax relief, strong support for western North Dakota as well as major investments in education, outdoor recreation and other statewide priorities.

Dalrymple Delivers 2015-2017 Budget Address and State of the State - ND Governor's Office

Why 2 States Have Poured Money into Public Higher Education

Construction cranes sprout like stalks of wheat from the windswept, tabletop-flat campus of the University of North Dakota. More than a quarter of a billion dollars’ worth of new facilities are going up here or have been opened in the last few years. Another $80 million is being spent at North Dakota State University.

Why 2 States Have Poured Money into Public Higher Education - US News

Department of Commerce Selected as Best Place to Work

The North Dakota Young Professionals Network (NDYP) has selected the North Dakota Department of Commerce as the 2014 “Best Place to Work.” The NDYP award reflects the creativity and innovation that businesses offer young professionals. 

Department of Commerce Selcted as Best Place to Work - ND Commerce 

Calendar

NDMattersCalendar.jpg
New Professionals Day

February 5, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Department of Commerce


The New Professional's Day is an opportunity for local economic development professionals, community leaders involved in economic development, new Commerce employees and others to learn more about the Department of Commerce. The Commerce leadership team and program managers meet with attendees to discuss their needs and interests, and how Commerce programs and services may help their efforts. Contact Jill Schwab at 701-328-5312 to register or for more details.        

Economic Development Roundtable

February 20, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Department of Commerce, Bismarck

The bi-annual economic development roundtable provides those keenly interested in economic development issues with an opportunity to submit agenda topics, and then Commerce staff work to bring leaders on these topics to the conversation. Commissioner Al Anderson hosts the roundtable which includes a block of time for all attendees to discuss the successes and challenges in their respective communities or regions. To register, visit NDCommerce.com or for questions, contact Brianna Ludwig at 701-328-5383.


2015 Travel Industry Conference

April 20-21, 2015
Minot, ND

The North Dakota Travel Industry Conference returns to Minot April 20-21, 2015, and features sessions on marketing, strategic planning, technology and social media. You will not want to miss the Tourism Division Luncheon or the annual Governor's Awards Luncheon and celebration of outstanding North Dakota tourism advocates. Register today!  
 

North Dakota Department of Commerce
1600 E. Century Ave., Suite 2
Bismarck, ND 58503 | 701.328.5300
More info on North Dakota:
Tourism
Experience ND
Economic Development & Finance
Workforce Development
Community Services
North Dakota Department of Commerce

You can subscribe, unsubscribe or change your preferences in the newsletter section of our web site. SmartMail is a product of Odney.

update subscription settings | unsubscribe

Copyright ©2016 North Dakota Department of Commerce
design and development by Odney