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State Sen. Williams announces U. of Nebraska regent bid

Jul. 22, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Sen. Matt Williams, of Gothenburg, announced Thursday that he will run for an open seat on the University of Nebraska Board of Regents next year. Williams has served in the Legislature the last seven years, and is ineligible to run again...

Term limits measure approved for signature-gathering

Jul. 17, 2021 11:31 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A change to the state constitution that would place term limits on the governor and members of the Legislature is a step closer to bringing the matter to a public vote. Secretary of State Al Jaeger on Friday announced he approved for circulation a...

North Dakota conservatives seek term limits for lawmakers

Jul. 01, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A group of ultraconservative North Dakota lawmakers and Republican Party leaders have proposed a ballot measure to place term limits on the governor and members of the Legislature. If Secretary of State Al Jaeger approves the petition, which he...

Ivey, 19 other GOP governors oppose Supreme Court expansion

Jun. 29, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and 19 other Republican governors on Tuesday sent a letter opposing any expansion of the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, a longshot idea pushed by some congressional Democrats. The Republican Governors...

Term limits groups challenge new Arkansas initiative limits

May. 27, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Supporters of an effort to impose stricter term limits on Arkansas legislators on Thursday filed a lawsuit challenging new restrictions placed on initiative campaigns. Arkansas Term Limits, U.S. Term Limits and Liberty Initiative Fund asked a...

GOP's split halts push in Kansas for convention of states

May. 05, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Conservative Republicans who see the federal government as out of control split Wednesday and halted the push in Kansas for a convention of states to propose changes to the U.S. Constitution. The state Senate spent nearly three hours during the final...