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Jan 6, 2015
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Showdown looms as North Dakota legislators mull oil levy sharing

By Ernest Scheyder

WILLISTON, N.D. (Reuters) – North Dakota’s legislature will decide how to divvy up oil tax revenue among the state’s 53 counties, and whether to wave sales taxes on materials used to build natural gas pipelines and chemical plants in a biennial session starting on Tuesday.

How to share lucrative tax revenue from booming oil production promises to be the most contentious part of the 80-day session, with politicians from the state’s western oil producing counties clamoring for more money to build roads, schools and other infrastructure projects.

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