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Measure 2 proponents say tax is abused

Published 05/11/2012, The Jamestown Sun

There’s history behind the reason Measure 2 is on the June 12 ballot — more than the 30,000-plus ballot signatures that put it there. “The property tax has been in here, in North Dakota, since we became a state, and actually it goes way back to the 13 Colonies,” said Keith Colville, Valley City, N.D. “Nine of those 13 Colonies had property taxes, and back then you paid property taxes and you had to pay to vote.”

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