North Dakota man proposes eliminating property taxes for 2010 ballot
BISMARK, North Dakota: Robert Hale, from Minot, North Dakota, is currently in the process of forming a committee to propose an initiated constitutional amendment for the 2010 ballot that would eliminate property taxes throughout the state. According to Hale, the ballot language is similar to that of Rep. Dan Ruby's proposal during the 2009 legislative session. The proposed legislation proposed amending the North Dakota Constitution to remove property taxes as a sources of state revenue. If the language is approved, Hale and measure supporters will have to collect a minimum of 25,688 valid signatures in order to place the measure on the ballot.