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October 24, 2016
Backers hope ND pot measure will bring relief for patients; police chiefs say law isn't tough enough
FARGO — Sheri Paulson's pain is constant. She takes nine different medications. She can only keep down bananas, protein shakes and other...
October 24, 2016 - 6:41am
November 25, 2015
Gathering signatures for medical marijuana petition to start
BISMARCK—Supporters of a proposed ballot measure to legalize medical marijuana in North Dakota hope to start collecting petition signatures next week, the chairman of the sponsoring committee said. Rilie Ray Morgan of Fargo said the corrected version of the petition was...
November 25, 2015 - 7:05am
September 15, 2014
Measure 3’s questions: Voters to decide on proposal to overhaul higher ed governance
The highly debated restructuring of North Dakota’s higher education governance system will be placed in the hands of voters this November after years of tension between lawmakers and the State Board of Higher Education. A proposed constitutional amendment, Measure 3, would eliminate...
September 15, 2014 - 7:03am
August 26, 2014
More N.D. state parks?
BISMARCK — Backers of a proposed conservation fund are shining the spotlight on North Dakota’s second-to-last ranking in state park acreage...
August 26, 2014 - 7:04am
August 7, 2014
Sponsors turn in 16,500 signatures for ballot measure on later school start
BISMARCK — Supporters of changing North Dakota law to force schools districts to start classes after Labor Day said they delivered about 16,500...
August 7, 2014 - 7:00am
August 5, 2014
Education groups join push against outdoor fund
BISMARCK — If petitions delivered to state officials Monday check out, North Dakota voters will vote this fall on a politically divisive proposal...
August 5, 2014 - 7:01am
July 21, 2014
Parenting initiative will appear on November ballot
BISMARCK – North Dakota voters will decide in November on a ballot measure that would create a law providing for equal parenting rights and decision-making responsibility in child custody cases, Secretary of State Al Jaeger said Monday. Sponsors needed the...
July 21, 2014 - 1:58pm
April 2, 2014
Letter to the editor: Amendment provides options for landowners
The Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks constitutional amendment could provide farmers and ranchers with more options and flexibility in conservation programs than they are getting currently through federally-sponsored programs. An example would be a program like the Conservation Reserve...
April 2, 2014 - 7:30am
November 13, 2013
Proposed measure draws fire
The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead If all the pieces fall into place in a few months, North Dakotans can count on witnessing one of the most contentious, hard-fought and expensive constitutional ballot measure debates in the state’s history. The sides are lining up. Money to finance competing...
November 13, 2013 - 7:25am
June 25, 2013
Group misses abortion petition deadline; backer blames Jaeger
BISMARCK -- A backer of the failed petition drive seeking to refer three anti-abortion laws to the 2014 ballot claims Secretary of State Al Jaeger violated the state constitution by taking too long to approve the petitions for circulation. But the head of the sponsoring committee...
June 25, 2013 - 7:16am
March 22, 2013
Three of four abortion bills pass in House
BISMARCK -- House lawmakers on Friday defeated one of four measures seeking stricter abortion regulations. The defeated bill would have defined a human being "as an individual member of the species homo sapiens at every stage of development." Senate Bill 2303 failed on a 49-43...
March 22, 2013 - 3:23pm
November 7, 2012
Bismarck voters reject $90M Civic Center expansion
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Voters in North Dakota's capital city have rejected a proposed expansion of the Bismarck Civic Center. The Bismarck Tribune reports that 57 percent of voters on Tuesday rejected the measure that would have provided nearly $70 million in new hospitality taxes...
November 7, 2012 - 11:17am
August 8, 2012
ND farm groups opposing animal cruelty measure
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota farm groups say they'll oppose an anti-animal cruelty measure if it gets on the ballot. The initiative would make it a felony crime to commit aggravated cruelty against a cat, dog or horse -- such as burning, suffocating and beating to death....
August 8, 2012 - 1:07pm
June 23, 2012
Jaeger approves smoking measure language
BISMARCK (AP) -- 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. The measure, under the petition title, would amend North Dakota law "to prohibit smoking, including...
June 23, 2012 - 7:02am
June 4, 2012
ND medical marijuana ballot measure approved
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. Jaeger's action Monday means supporters of medical marijuana may begin gathering signatures to put the issue on...
June 4, 2012 - 5:18pm