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Petition for later start to N.D. school year filed

September 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK — The group pushing to start North Dakota’s public schools after Labor Day is one step closer to putting the idea up for a statewide vote. Continue Reading

State Canvassing Board adjusts Nov. vote counts

May 30, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK More than six months after North Dakotans voted in the November general election, U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp lost 174 votes and Gov. Jack Dalrymple gained one. Continue Reading

Senate recount talk irritates Jaeger: Process highlights ND’s unique voting rules

November 3, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A tight U.S. Senate race in North Dakota between Rick Berg and Heidi Heitkamp has some people talking about a possible recount. Continue Reading

Sec. of State: Petition signatures a problem

August 16, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK (AP) Verifying more than 130,000 signatures on five proposed ballot measures is difficult when some names are illegible, said Secretary of State Al Jaeger, who believes signers should also be required to print their names on initiative petitions. Continue Reading

Al Jaeger, N.D. secretary of state, column: State provides full information to candidates

July 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

This office has made every effort during the past 18 years to provide information to sponsoring committees and candidates so that they can do it right. Continue Reading

Contractor permits double across ND

June 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

More than double the amount of new contractor’s licenses have been issued by the state of North Dakota in the first half of this year than were in the first half of 2011, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said. Continue Reading

ND Secretary of State approves smoking measure language

June 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved petition language for a ballot initiative that aims to ban smoking in all indoor workplaces, including bars. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Make office’s first cut in hours also the last

June 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

If there’s a better way to make sure state offices are staffed up and can handle surges, North Dakota should find it because more surges likely are on their way. Continue Reading

Secretary of state defends shorter hours

June 20, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Secretary of State Al Jaeger defended his decision to reduce his agency’s public office hours during an appearance before state lawmakers Tuesday.
In April, Jaeger told the Associated Press he was reducing hours to give staffers uninterrupted time to handle a steep increase in new business registrations, contractor licensing requests and other paperwork. Continue Reading

ND secretary of state defends shorter hours

June 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Secretary of State Al Jaeger defended his decision to reduce his agency’s public office hours during an appearance before state lawmakers Tuesday. Continue Reading