CHICAGO — North Dakota legislators last week approved a fiscal 2012-13 $9.9 billion budget that reflects the state’s flush position, featuring $500 million of tax cuts, nearly $1 billion of infrastructure projects financed with cash, and $1 billion of reserves. For the third biennium in a row, the budget includes no borrowing.

North Dakota is enjoying rising revenue from nearly all its chief revenue sources, including sales tax, oil taxes, and motor vehicle fees, officials said.

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