INCOME TAX RELIEF

Burgum petition calling for support of tax relief plan

BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum is asking supporters to sign a petition endorsing his plan to use some of the state’s bulging surpluses to offset income taxes. It’s being viewed by lawmakers as an end-run on a Legislature that has signaled no appetite for the idea. The second-term Republican governor recommended using a portion of the state’s…