STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Web site gives amendment information
Basic information on the two proposed constitutional amendments can be found at www.mnvotes.org, the secretary of states election Website.
Other information is there too, including how to find a poll... Posted on 5/28/12 at 3:08 PM
A Grand Forks man running for governor is seeking an injunction in Grand Forks County District Court to either remove the names of Republican and Democratic candidates to the ballot or add his as the Libertarian candidate.
The only career foreign service officer to rise to the position of secretary of state, Lawrence Eagleburger was a straightforward diplomat whose exuberant style masked a hard-driving commitment to solving tangled foreign policy problems.
N.D. NATIVE WARREN CHRISTOPHER, SECRETARY OF STATE UNDER CLINTON, DIES AT AGE 85 • Carter: Scranton native, Rough Rider Award recipient was 'best public servant I ever knew'
When he took over as secretary of state in the Clinton administration at age 68, Warren M. Christopher, son of a Scranton, N.D., bank cashier, said he didn't expect to travel much. He went on to set a four-year mark for miles traveled by America's top diplomat. Former President Jimmy Carter, in his memoirs, called Christopher "the best public servant I ever knew."
Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature are showing the importance they place on businesses. Soon after the Minnesota Legislature started its 2011 session, the state Chamber of Commerce was testifying. The two top chamber officials told the Senate Jobs and Economic Growth Committee about the importance of improving the state business climate.
Jaeger has demonstrated again and again his attention to detail; his strict adherence to state law regarding ballot measures; his stewardship of public money; his ability to work with county election officials to modernize voting. He’s earned another four-year term.
Rep. Corey Mock, D-Grand Forks, was a leading voice for and co-sponsor of the bill to freeze college tuition in North Dakota. Tuition costs have skyrocketed in recent years. In the past eight years, tuition at UND has gone up by more than 100 percent.
But today, thanks to Mock’s leadership, that increase is capped at 4 percent over four years.
I know Jaeger to be an honest, hard-working, dedicated and very capable public servant.
He does not politicize the office and does not use the appropriated budget to promote himself.
Jaeger has earned the public's confidence for re-election.
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie continues to strive for an open, voter-friendly registration and voting system to further improve participation and accuracy in this most basic and important aspect of democracy.
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