N.D. AG: Counties overcharged
Published 07/16/2008, The Jamestown Sun
Three counties tried to overcharge a data analysis company for electronic copies of records, with one saying the information would take a year to copy, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said. In separate legal opinions Tuesday, Stenehjem said Mountrail County was obliged to provide the tax and assessment records for no more than $350. The county had estimated an expense of $900, and told the company, American CoreLogic of Santa Ana, Calif., that it would have to pay in advance.Word count: 364
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