News Releases

At Drone Focus conference, Burgum highlights collaboration putting North Dakota at leading edge of UAS industry

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 12:30pm

Gov. Doug Burgum opened the fourth annual Drone Focus conference at the Fargo Civic Center by highlighting the strong collaboration that’s propelled North Dakota to the leading edge of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems industry.

Burgum waives hours of service for fertilizer haulers

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 4:02pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an emergency executive order granting a waiver of hours of service for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting anhydrous ammonia fertilizer.

Burgum participates in Shadow a Student Challenge in Beulah

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 1:20pm

Gov. Doug Burgum made a surprise visit to Beulah High School as part of the Shadow a Student Challenge, learning about current classroom instruction and culture as he continues to support innovation in North Dakota’s K-12 education system.

Burgum: State of the State is one of unlimited promise and potential

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 2:30pm

Watch the Governor's State of the State Address

Gov. Burgum delivered his 2018 State of the State Address at Minot State University, reflecting on the state’s challenges and collective accomplishments during his first year in office and outlining strategies to empower people, improve lives and inspire success.

Burgum declares drought disaster for counties and tribal nations as extreme conditions spread

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 9:58am Burgum has declared a drought disaster for nearly all of North Dakota, paving the way for additional response and assistance from state and federal agencies.