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Burgum: ND joins with MN, MT and WI to develop multistate hydrogen hub; EERC to lead development

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum announced today he has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the governors of Minnesota, Montana and Wisconsin to develop a regional clean hydrogen hub to help meet the nation’s clean energy, transportation and agricultural needs.


Burgum leads trade and investment mission to Japan, promotes ND opportunities in meeting with JETRO

Monday, October 3, 2022 at 10:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today led a delegation of North Dakota officials and business representatives on the first day of a weeklong trade and investment mission to Japan, highlighting the state’s many trade, investment and business opportunities in a presentation to the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and promoting the state during a reception with Japanese businesses at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Tokyo.


Burgum joins Montana governor, Canadian premiers in urging feds to restore pre-pandemic hours at border

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 02:35 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum joined Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte and the premiers of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta in a joint letter urging President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to restore pre-pandemic hours of operation at the U.S.-Canada land border ports.


Burgum reopens public input period for Red Tape Reduction Working Group until Oct. 10

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 10:15 am

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that due to demand, the public input period for the recently announced Red Tape Reduction Working Group is being reopened and will accept ideas from citizens through Oct. 10, 2022.


Burgum announces statewide apprenticeship program at tribal colleges in partnership with energy companies

Friday, September 23, 2022 at 11:26 am

Gov. Doug Burgum joined leaders from the North Dakota Tribal College System to announce a new apprenticeship program developed in partnership with Hess Corporation to improve educational and employment opportunities for Native Americans across the state.


Burgum welcomes CBP decision to temporarily expand hours at three ports of entry on northern border

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 10:35 am

Gov. Doug Burgum welcomed a decision by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to temporarily expand operating hours at three ports of entry on the U.S.-Canada border in North Dakota.


Burgum appoints Kathy Kulesa to serve as interim state labor commissioner effective Oct. 1

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at 08:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that Kathy Kulesa, longtime human rights director for the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights, will serve as interim state labor commissioner effective Oct. 1.


Ivona Todorovic of Grand Forks named 2023 North Dakota Teacher of the Year

Monday, September 19, 2022 at 02:00 pm

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and State School Superintendent Kirsten Baesler announced that Ivona Todorovic, an English Language teacher at Red River High School in Grand Forks, has been named North Dakota’s 2023 Teacher of the Year.


Governor, First Lady highlight importance of recovery services at groundbreaking for Turtle Mountain facility

Friday, September 16, 2022 at 01:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Turtle Mountain Recovery Center (TMRC) in Belcourt, highlighting the critically important role of recovery services in addressing the disease of addiction.


Burgum congratulates schools in Bismarck, Larimore and Linton for National Blue Ribbon recognition

Friday, September 16, 2022 at 09:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum congratulated Roosevelt Elementary School in Bismarck, Larimore Elementary School in Larimore and Linton Public School in Linton for being recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2022.