The state of North Dakota is forecasted to have a $1.6 billion dollar surplus at the end of the biennium, which is June 30th, 2013.
Now the question: what do you do with the money?
"I'm already getting more requests than I imagined from people that want things," said House Majority Leader Al Carlson (R-Fargo). Carlson says he has some ideas for how the money should be used. One is tax relief.