FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2009 file photo, Pam Sharp, the North Dakota state budget director, speaks at the Capitol in Bismarck. North Dakota's oil wealth-fueled general fund surplus continues to grow. ... more 
FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2009 file photo, Pam Sharp, the North Dakota state budget director, speaks at the Capitol in Bismarck. North Dakota's oil wealth-fueled general fund surplus continues to grow. Sharp says officials estimate the surplus will be at $457 million when the two-year budget cycle ends on June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Will Kincaid, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Will Kincaid, File
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