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Burgum: Three North Dakota schools each win a new fitness center through DON’T QUIT! Campaign

Monday, May 16, 2022 at 10:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum and National Foundation for Governors' Fitness Councils (NFGFC) Chairman Jake “Body by Jake” Steinfeld announced the three North Dakota schools that were selected to each receive a state-of-the-art $100,000 DON’T QUIT! Fitness Center.


Burgum congratulates Bismarck on sesquicentennial, directs Capitol lights to mark 150-year history of city

Friday, May 13, 2022 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum congratulated the City of Bismarck on its 150-year history and directed the lights of the Capitol to display the number 150 tonight to mark the capital city’s sesquicentennial year, which officially begins Saturday, May 14.


Burgum directs flags lowered to half-staff in honor of 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19

Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 04:30 pm

Categories: Flag Directives

In accordance with a proclamation issued by President Joe Biden, Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff from Friday, May 13, until sunset Monday, May 16, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of respect and remembrance of the 1 million American lives lost to COVID-19.


Burgum announces $1 million grant for economic development and resiliency

Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) awarded $1 million to the North Dakota Department of Commerce through the EDA’s Statewide Planning program.  


Burgum announces 2022-2023 Governor’s Band and Chorus programs from Bismarck and Jamestown

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 02:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that the Bismarck Century High School Wind Ensemble and Jamestown High School Choir have been selected as the 2022-2023 Governor’s Official State Band and Choral Programs.


Burgum proclaims May 11-17 Police Week in North Dakota, directs flags at half-staff Thursday for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:48 am

Categories: Flag Directives

Gov. Doug Burgum has issued a proclamation declaring May 11-17 as Police Week in North Dakota and Thursday, May 12, as Peace Officers Memorial Day. The governor directed government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Thursday, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day.


Burgum waives hours of service for commercial drivers hauling agricultural inputs due to shortened spring planting season

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order granting a waiver of hours of service requirements for drivers of commercial motor vehicles transporting all agricultural inputs, including dry fertilizer, liquid fertilizer, anhydrous ammonia, pesticides and seed, to assist producers in North Dakota who are facing a delayed spring and limited timeframe for planting and treating fields.


Burgum surveys flooding in northeast North Dakota, meets with local leaders to discuss response, recovery

Monday, May 9, 2022 at 02:21 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum surveyed flooding in northeast North Dakota, meeting with local leaders on flood response and recovery, including efforts to stabilize the Bourbanis Dam upstream of Cavalier.


Burgum helps mark milestone for Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project in Minot

Friday, May 6, 2022 at 11:38 am

Gov. Doug Burgum joined local, state and federal officials in Minot for a tour and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of Phase MI-1, the Fourth Avenue North floodwall phase of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project (MREFPP), highlighting the state’s significant investment in the project.  


Burgum presents strategic budget guidelines for 2023-2025 biennium

Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum presented his strategic budget guidelines for the 2023-2025 biennium, highlighting the need for continued innovation, cost containment and efficiencies in state government as well as additional investment in employee compensation to address a highly competitive workforce environment and the highest inflation in more than 40 years.