BISMARCK — Proponents of last year’s failed Measure 2 felt wronged after a district court judge ordered them to pay attorney fees and issue a retraction over their claims that public officials acted corruptly when speaking out against the measure.
Leading up to the primaries this summer, Measure 2, the provision to abolish property taxes in North Dakota, garnered a lot of vocalization, both for and against. The voters of North Dakota voted down the measure, but will still be looking for property tax relief in the next biennium, officials said.
FARGO — Supporters of a failed measure to ban North Dakota property taxes who unsuccessfully sued government officials who opposed the ban have been ordered to pay back attorney fees and write public apology letters.
GRAND FORKS — A constitutional measure that would have made North Dakota the first state in the nation to abolish property taxes went down in flames Tuesday, with about 77 percent of the more than 172,000 primary voters soundly saying “No.”
The proposal to abolish all property taxes resulted in an interesting clash of North Dakota cultural values over the past few months, causing our frontier individualism to suffer a severe case of schizophrenia.
BISMARCK (AP) — A week before North Dakota voters decide a citizen initiative to eliminate property taxes, the state Supreme Court grilled attorneys Tuesday about what public officials are allowed to say about ballot measures.
BISMARCK (AP) — Two weeks before North Dakotans will vote on whether to abolish their property taxes, lawmakers debated a proposal Tuesday offering homeowners a hefty exemption that would save them hundreds of dollars on their annual tax bills.
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