Burgum issues emergency evacuation orderWednesday, February 15, 2017 - 7:31pm
Gov. Doug Burgum signed an emergency evacuation order out of concern for the safety of people who are residing on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers land in southern Morton County and to avoid an ecological disaster to the Missouri River.
Burgum appoints Dr. Casey Ryan to Board of Higher EducationTuesday, February 14, 2017 - 9:43pm
Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Dr. Casey Ryan of Grand Forks to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education.
Burgum reappoints Neset to Board of Higher EducationTuesday, February 14, 2017 - 9:40pm
BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum today reappointed Kathleen Neset of Tioga to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education.
Burgum announces co-op's plans for soybean processing plant at SpiritwoodThursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:08am
Gov. Doug Burgum and leaders of Minnesota Soybean Processors (MnSP) and its subsidiary North Dakota Soybean Processors (NDSP) announced that MnSP is taking steps toward construction of a $240 million soybean processing plant – the first of its kind in North Dakota – at Spiritwood, N.D.
Benjamen Johnson appointed to judgeship in Northwest Judicial DistrictSaturday, February 4, 2017 - 11:15pm
Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Tioga attorney Benjamen J. Johnson to a judgeship in the Northwest Judicial District, effective March 13.
Burgum appoints Christopher Jones to lead Department of Human ServicesFriday, February 3, 2017 - 10:44pm
Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed health care executive Christopher D. Jones to lead the Department of Human Services, putting a proven strategic planner in charge of North Dakota’s largest state agency.
Mylynn Tufte appointed State Health Officer, will lead Department of HealthWednesday, February 1, 2017 - 3:05pm
Health management executive and former critical care nurse Mylynn Tufte will serve as North Dakota’s next State Health Officer, bringing an extensive clinical, business and technology background to the top leadership role in the Department of Health, Gov. Doug Burgum announced Wednesday.
Burgum appoints entrepreneur Jay Schuler to lead North Dakota Department of CommerceFriday, January 27, 2017 - 1:07pm
BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum on Friday appointed GIANT Sunflower Seeds co-founder Jay Schuler to lead the North Dakota Department of Commerce, citing Schuler’s successful track record as a job creator and entrepreneur for more than 40 years.
Burgum meets with tribal, camp leadersThursday, January 26, 2017 - 1:20pm
Gov. Burgum and Lt. Gov. Sanford met Wednesday night with tribal leaders and representatives of the main Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp to listen and discuss emptying the camp before spring flooding, ensuring safety and preventing the camp’s population from swelling.
Burgum signs first bill as governorWednesday, January 25, 2017 - 7:35pm
Gov. Doug Burgum has signed his first piece of legislation, providing additional borrowing authority to cover law enforcement support costs related to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests.
Governor, state agencies unveil efforts to provide timely information on disaster and emergency response activitiesWednesday, January 25, 2017 - 4:24pm
Gov. Burgum and state officials unveiled a new website, NDResponse.gov, and related social media sites designed to provide information during issues of significant public impact and involving a multi-agency response.
Live Stream of the ND Response Press ConferenceWednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:16pm
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Burgum issues statement about President Trump’s executive action on Dakota Access PipelineTuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:15pm
Gov. Doug Burgum issued a statement today in response to the executive action by President Donald Trump directing federal agencies to expedite the review and approval process for the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Burgum directs flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Deputy Colt AllerySaturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:53pm
Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies across the state to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in honor of Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery, who died in the line of duty this past week.
Burgum statement on the death of Rolette County Sheriff's Deputy Colt AlleryThursday, January 19, 2017 - 8:16pm
Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement today regarding the death of Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery, who was fatally shot in the line of duty Wednesday.
BURGUM PRESENTS BUDGET PROPOSAL TO LEGISLATIVE LEADERSMonday, January 16, 2017 - 6:17pm
Gov. Doug Burgum presented legislative leaders Monday with an executive budget proposal that recommends additional cuts and realigns spending priorities to spur innovation, creativity and the reinvention of government.
BURGUM MEETS WITH FARMERS AND RANCHERS TO HEAR PROTEST-RELATED CONCERNSFriday, January 13, 2017 - 8:46am
BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum, members of his cabinet, District 31 legislators and Morton County officials met with local farmers and ranchers Wednesday in an effort to better understand their perspective and concerns about the impacts of the ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline protests.
BURGUM CONCLUDES FIRST ROUND OF MEETINGS WITH TRIBAL NATIONSMonday, January 9, 2017 - 8:32am
BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford have concluded their first round of meetings with leaders of the Native American tribes headquartered in North Dakota as the administration seeks a fresh start to improving dialogue and strengthening relations between state government and tribal nations.
GOVERNOR, FIRST LADY HOST EVENTS FOCUSING ON ADDICTION, TRIBAL RELATIONSThursday, January 5, 2017 - 4:53pm
BISMARCK – Governor Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum brought together health professionals, tribal leaders and others from across the state this week to discuss a collaborative approach to facing addiction in North Dakota communities.
Burgum Delivers 2017 State of the State AddressTuesday, January 3, 2017 - 2:08pm
Governor urges North Dakotans to embrace change; rethink budgeting, education, addiction treatment, tribal relations
BISMARCK – In his first State of the State address, Governor Doug Burgum on Tuesday said the state’s revenue challenge presents an opportunity to reinvent state government and embrace technology to hold down costs and build an economy and workforce for the 21st century.
Burgum to Deliver State of the State AddressFriday, December 30, 2016 - 1:19pm
BISMARCK – Governor Doug Burgum will deliver the State of the State Address to a joint session of the 65th North Dakota Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, January 3, in the House Chamber of the state Capitol in Bismarck.
Burgum, Archambault Stress Cooperation in Bridge TestingFriday, December 23, 2016 - 8:29am
BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum and Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault applauded Thursday’s successful testing of the Backwater Bridge on Highway 1806 as an important step in rebuilding relations between the state and the tribe.
Governor, Standing Rock Chairman Begin Dialogue, Agree to Bridge TestingTuesday, December 20, 2016 - 4:09pm
BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault met Monday to begin establishing direct communication between leadership with the goal of building trust and normalizing relations between the state and tribe.
Burgum directs flags to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of John GlennFriday, December 16, 2016 - 3:29pm
BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Doug Burgum has directed state government agencies and encouraged North Dakotans to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff to honor the memory of astronaut and public servant John Glenn.
Burgum announces Governor’s staff, creates new model to deliver resultsFriday, December 11, 2015 - 4:32pm
As he takes office today, Gov. Doug Burgum has announced a new structure for the Office of the Governor of North Dakota, creating Chief Operating Officer and Chief Administrative Officer roles in an effort to make government more efficient and responsive.