State of North Dakota secondary Archives: on Social Security


Doug Burgum: Enacted tax break for Social Security recipients

Some Social Security recipients in North Dakota will see a new income tax break under legislation signed by Gov. Doug Burgum. The bill allows singles with a federal adjusted gross income of $50,000 or less, as well as married couples filing jointly making $100,000 or less, to reduce their taxable income by the amount of their Social Security benefits that's taxed under federal law. The tax break is expected to have a $7.3 million hit to state coffers in the 2019-21 budget cycle.
Source: Inforum.com blog on 2020 North Dakota gubernatorial race Apr 30, 2019

Heidi Heitkamp: Opposes privatization of Social Security

Q: Support full or partial privatization of Social Security?

Kevin Cramer (R): Yes. Advocate for private sector options.

Heidi Heitkamp (D): No. Opposes.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on North Dakota Senate race Oct 9, 2018

Kevin Cramer: Advocate for private sector options

Q: Support full or partial privatization of Social Security?

Kevin Cramer (R): Yes. Advocate for private sector options.

Heidi Heitkamp (D): No. Opposes.

Source: 2018 CampusElect.org Issue Guide on North Dakota Senate race Oct 9, 2018

Eliot Glassheim: No personal retirement accounts

Q: Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts?

A: No.

Source: VoteSmart 2016 North Dakota Political Courage Test Aug 8, 2016

Kevin Cramer: Allow future workers to invest more of their own money

Q: Do you support allowing individuals to divert a portion of their Social Security taxes into personal retirement accounts?

A: Yes. Social Security ought to be preserved and made available as promised to seniors and soon-to-be seniors who have paid in with an expectation of receiving benefits. We should implement a program to reform and save it for future generations. Included in the reforms should be means testing, raising retirement age and allowing workers to invest more of their own money.

Source: North Dakota Congressional 2012 Political Courage Test Oct 30, 2012

Rick Berg: 2005: Supported Bush's privatization plan as state rep

Berg co-introduced HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 3056: