THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 3-8-2013
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Red River State Recreational Area
Senator Stumpf and Repre... Posted on 3/8/13 at 2:55 PM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Voters were to decide Tuesday whether to make North Dakota the first state to eliminate local property taxes, but a businessman who helped put the constitutional amendment on the ballot conceded it could be walloped at the polls.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Contentious proposals to retire the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname and abolish property taxes statewide were expected to boost turnout during a state primary election that also features competitive races for U.S. House and U.S. Senate, North Dakota's secretary of state said Monday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Advocates of eliminating North Dakota property taxes do not have authority to sue public officials whom they believe are illegally spending taxpayers' money to campaign against the idea, the North Dakota Supreme Court concluded.
GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) - School officials are concerned about a major issue on the June ballot.
The district plans to build a new south-end elementary school, but construction on the school might have to be delayed if Measure 2 passes on June 12.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A lawsuit that challenges public officials' opposition to a proposal to abolish North Dakota property taxes ignores their right to speak on issues and is intended to silence dissident voices, an attorney claimed Tuesday.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge scheduled an April 3 hearing on a lawsuit that accuses Tax Commissioner Cory Fong and other officials of illegally using public funds to fight a constitutional amendment that would abolish property taxes.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of a proposal to abolish property taxes sued North Dakota's top revenue official and other leaders Wednesday, claiming they are illegally using public money and making false statements to fight the measure.
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