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Organizer of Referendum Petition Campaigns Says They Don’t Have Enough Signatures Yet

Organizer of Referendum Petition Campaigns Says They Don’t Have Enough Signatures Yet

A citizen-led organization calling themselves Audit the Swamp has begun gathering signatures to refer three pieces of legislation, passed by the Legislature earlier this year, to the statewide ballot. They want to block legislation appropriating money to the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library project in Medora, excluding lawmaker emails to state agencies from open records requests,

The state capitol building in Bismarck, North Dakota

Guest Post: North Dakota’s Legislature Disregards the People

This guest post was submitted by Riley Kuntz of Dickinson, chairman of Audit the Swamp, a referendum committee set up to refer three laws passed by the Legislature to the statewide ballot The recently released Attorney General Opinion determining the enactment of SB 2004 to be ‘likely to be unconstitutional’ was spot on. Granted, Audit

Gov. Doug Burgum talks about his vision for North Dakota on Thursday, April 19, 2018. David Samson / The Forum

Plain Talk: “Governor Burgum Has Proven Himself to Be a Member of the Good Old Boys Club”

Riley Kuntz is an organizer behind Audit the Swamp. A campaign which, among other things, aims to refer legislation limiting the state Auditor’s powers by requiring permission from a Legislative committee before performance audits can be conducted. Governor Doug Burgum signed that legislation into law, and Kuntz sees it as a repudiation of his 2016

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