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Rauschenberger Sworn Into Office

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North Dakota's newest Tax Commissioner was sworn into office. Secretary of State Al Jaeger swore in Ryan Rauschenberger. He takes over for Cory Fong who stepped down to pursue other opportunities in the private sector. Rauschenberger says his first item on the agenda is property taxes.

"Property tax is a huge issue in the state, and I think just informing the public what they expect to see in the form of property tax relief, I think the statements that just came out in September. There is $857 million of property tax relief on those statements, and it's important for the public to know just how much the state is buying down in property tax bills," says Rauschenberger.

Rauschenberger served as Deputy Tax Commissioner for more than four and a half years.

If he wants to keep the position, he will need to run for Tax Commissioner in the next election.

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