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Published July 26, 2012, 09:24 AM

North Dakota's strong economy turning heads in Washington

Washington, DC (WDAY TV) - North Dakota is popular state on Capitol Hill. Our strong economy and economic growth is turning heads of lawmakers in Washington D.C.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Washington, DC (WDAY TV) - North Dakota is popular state on Capitol Hill. Our strong economy and economic growth is turning heads of lawmakers in Washington D.C.

Senator John Hoeven says the state gets an incredible amount of attention for doing things right. Its energy and ag economy, budget surplus and being one of the fastest growing states is drawing people north to the opportunities.

Senator John Hoeven - (R) North Dakota: "When I talk about North Dakota and I talk about our people. It's really positive. It used to be that people would say it's cold in North Dakota isn't it? Now they are saying, tell us what is going on in North Dakota with our economy, with energy, with agriculture with everything. Just a great reflection on our state and on our people."

Hoeven is pushing legislation to spur small business and private investment to help the nation's economy grow

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