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DOT Not Commenting on Use of Suspended Director’s Signature on Legal Documents Citing Potential “Litigation” or “Controversy”

DOT Not Commenting on Use of Suspended Director’s Signature on Legal Documents Citing Potential “Litigation” or “Controversy”

Last week Glenn Jackson resigned from his position as the director of the driver’s license division at the North Dakota Department of Transportation. He had been on mandatory leave since February pending an investigation into his professional behavior – an investigation which revealed accusations that, among other things, he had treated young female employees differently

The North Dakota Department of Transportation building in Bismarck Photo via the NDDOT

Former DOT Drivers License Director Allegedly Told Female Subordinate She Reminded Him of a Character in a Romance Novel He Wrote

Glenn Jackson was director of the North Dakota Department of Transportation’s drivers license division until he resigned last week. He’d been on leave since February pending an investigation into accusations that he, among other things, was showing favoritism to young, female employees. As you can see from the full investigation report into those accusations (below),

A truck crosses the Long X Bridge on U.S. Highway 85 south of Watford City, N.D., Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. Kathleen J. Bryan/Forum News Service

NDDOT Attaches Ridiculous Fiscal Note to Bill to Increase the Speed Limit

Before the Legislature in Bismarck for this session are two bills to increase North Dakota’s speed limits. One is SB2057, introduced by Senator Lonnie Laffen, a Republican from Grand Forks, to raise the speed limit on the state’s interstates to 80mph. The other is HB1184, introduced by Rep. Ben Koppelman, a Republican from West Fargo.

The North Dakota Department of Transportation is replacing Native American imagery on state highway signs with an outline of the state.

North Dakota DOT Did Receive Civil Rights Complaint About Red Tomahawk Highway Signs Before Changing Them

Back in July I wrote a post about the North Dakota Department of Transportation removing the image of a Native American leader from the state’s highway signs. The leader in question was Marcellus Red Tomhawk who is something of a controversial figure due to his role in the death of Sitting Bull. His family members

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