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Petition drive for new wildlife/parks fund from oil taxes kicks off in Grand Forks

September 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – A well-organized petition effort kicked off its Grand Forks base Tuesday at a meeting at the University of North Dakota that dove-tailed with the local Audubon Society’s regular meeting. Continue Reading

Bill changing grand jury petitions passes in state Senate

April 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK More signatures may soon be required to petition a grand jury to hear allegations of wrongdoing against a public official. Continue Reading

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

House raises grand jury bar: Petitioners will need more signatures to convene investigations

February 20, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A bill approved 61-33 Wednesday by the House updates North Dakota’s law regarding grand juries and increases the number of petition signatures required for citizen-initiated grand jury investigations. Continue Reading

Bill seeks to raise the bar for citizen grand jury petitions

February 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK A bill in the North Dakota House seeks to change the process for citizen-initiated grand juries, a statute few were aware was on the books until Dunn County residents petitioned to investigate the governor last year. Continue Reading

2 ex-NDSU football players plead guilty in fraud case

October 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Following the 10 current North Dakota State University football players who pleaded guilty to petition fraud Tuesday, two former Bison players entered the same plea Thursday and received identical sentences. 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

Signatures closes; up for sale

May 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

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Petition approved for ND outdoors measure

January 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK(AP) Secretary of State Al Jaeger has approved an initiative petition that advocates taking a portion of state oil tax collections for outdoors and conservation projects.
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