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A plaque dedicating the parking meter to Howard Henry that was donated from the city of Minot. The parking meter represents Henry's fight to get the meters banned from North Dakota. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)

With the Courts Making Parking Enforcement More Complicated North Dakota Needs to Legalize Meters

With the Courts Making Parking Enforcement More Complicated North Dakota Needs to Legalize Meters

A Michigan woman by the name of Alison Taylor, fed up with getting parking tickets, decided to make a federal case out of it. Literally. She objected to the chalking of her tires by law enforcement. This is a common practice for parking law enforcers. They put a chalk mark on your tire in order to

A plaque dedicating the parking meter to Howard Henry that was donated from the city of Minot. The parking meter represents Henry's fight to get the meters banned from North Dakota. (Jesse Trelstad/Grand Forks Herald)

North Dakota Lawmakers Missed an Opportunity in Declining to Roll Back Parking Meter Ban

According to this report from John Hageman the fight in the Legislature over North Dakota’s statewide parking ban – the only such policy in America – is finally dead. Governor Doug Burgum, who was behind legislation to repeal the ban, said he was “disappointed that we’ve missed an overdue opportunity to restore a small, missing

Governor Doug Burgum Is Spot-on When It Comes to Repealing North Dakota’s Parking Meter Ban

There is no question that Governor Doug Burgum is a bit of a booster when it comes to developing downtown spaces in North Dakota communities. That was his passion before he ran for office when he was an evangelist for, and major investor in, downtown Fargo. Now that he’s in office it should surprise nobody

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