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Organizers continue drive for SD minimum wage vote

October 3, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — Organizers of a petition drive seeking a statewide vote on a measure that would raise South Dakota’s minimum wage say they have collected about half the signatures they intend to gather.

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ND House resolution would increase total signatures needed for ballot measure

March 6, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota voters could decide if they want to require more signatures and a more statewide approach when citizens want to put issues up to statewide vote. Continue Reading

SD teachers union seeks public vote on bonus bill

June 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The South Dakota Education Association needs to submit at least 15,855 valid signatures Monday to refer the measure passed by this year’s South Dakota Legislature to a vote in the November election.
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ND Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure Approved

June 4, 2012 in WDAZ

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved a ballot measure that would allow people to use marijuana legally in North Dakota for medical reasons.
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SD lawmakers try again to update law on business

January 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE After failing four years ago, South Dakota lawyers are once again trying to update the state constitution’s language on corporations. Continue Reading

Poll: Voters opposed to sales tax increase

September 15, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Survey finds 56% against proposal for 1-cent increase. Continue Reading

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Pharmacy measure won’t go on ballot

August 19, 2010 in INFORUM

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BISMARCK Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Thursday that he will not put a voter initiative to repeal North Dakota’s pharmacy ownership restrictions on the November general election ballot. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Eliminate property taxes? Not likely

July 24, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Reforming government is one thing. Slashing it is something else, and N. D. voters have shown little appetite for the latter. Continue Reading