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Burgum issues statement on commemorating our nation’s Independence Day

Gov. Doug Burgum issued a statement in observance of the 243rd anniversary of America’s independence.

Burgum issues statement on FAA granting waiver to operate unmanned aircraft systems over people

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) announced it has received a four-year waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people.


First Lady Kathryn Burgum to receive Outstanding Contribution Award from national SADD organization

First Lady Kathryn Burgum will be recognized Tuesday, June 25, as a leader in youth health and safety by Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) with the Outstanding Contribution Award.


Burgum announces registration now open for 2019 Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that registration is now open for the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education on Aug. 14-15 at Jamestown High School in Jamestown, N.D.


Burgum statement on Mexico’s approval of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement today after Mexico approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).


Burgum announces Border States CEO Tammy Miller as next chief operating officer for State of North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller will join the administration as chief operating officer, bringing extensive experience to a critical role in the ongoing efforts to enhance government services for citizens in order to empower people, improve lives and inspire success.


Burgum applauds USDA proposal to modernize NEPA process, improve access to public lands

Gov. Doug Burgum applauded a proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service to modernize compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).


Burgum thanks Trump administration for granting presidential disaster declaration for spring flooding

Gov. Doug Burgum expressed his deepest thanks to President Trump and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for granting North Dakota’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration for widespread spring flooding.


UPDATED w/video: Burgum elected chairman of Western Governors’ Association, unveils ‘Reimagining the Rural West’ initiative

The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) elected North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum to serve as WGA chair for 2019-2020, on the final day of the association’s three-day annual meeting in Vail.


Burgum meets with Interior Secretary Bernhardt at Western Governors’ Association annual meeting

Gov. Doug Burgum met with U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on the first day of the Western Governors’ Association’s three-day annual meeting in Vail, discussing a variety of topics including natural resources, energy development and improvements to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.