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Burgum welcomes clarity of Navigable Waters Protection Rule for farmers, landowners

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum welcomed the release of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule for providing greater clarity of the Waters of the United States for North Dakota farmers and ranchers, landowners, state agencies and others.


President Trump grants Burgum’s request for major disaster declaration for flooding from rain, snowstorm

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 01:40 pm

President Donald Trump has approved Gov. Doug Burgum’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration for the impacts of an October storm that dumped heavy rain and snow on a large swath of North Dakota and caused up to $9.7 million in damage to public infrastructure, according to preliminary assessments.


Burgum waives hours of service for hay haulers as livestock producers experience feed shortages

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order waiving hours of service requirements, fees and certain load restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting livestock and hay supplies.


Burgum approves first group of pardons for low-level marijuana offenses under new policy

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 01:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has granted 16 pardons under a new policy allowing individuals with low-level marijuana offenses on their records to apply for a summary pardon through a streamlined application process.


Burgum: Signing of Phase One Trade Agreement with China represents a win for the U.S. and North Dakota

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 01:20 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after President Donald Trump signed a Phase One Trade Agreement with China, calling it a major win for North Dakota farmers and ranchers.


Burgum highlights progress at third Strengthening Government to Government Partnerships conference

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 10:45 am

Gov. Doug Burgum welcomed attendees to the third Strengthening Government to Government Partnerships and Relationships Conference, highlighting the significant collaboration with North Dakota’s tribal nations during the past three years and emphasizing the need to continue working together to overcome challenges.


Burgum appoints Ryan Gardner as interim director of North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that Ryan Gardner will serve as interim director of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department, effective Monday, Jan. 20.


Burgum waives hours of service for haulers of propane and other petroleum fuels

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 02:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order granting a waiver of hours of service requirements for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting propane and other petroleum fuels.


Burgum to host Girl Scouts of the USA CEO, Palo Alto Networks President for Cybersecurity Education and Diversity Summit

Friday, January 10, 2020 at 10:50 am

Gov. Doug Burgum announced a first-of-its-kind event in April that will bring together local, regional and national partners involved in North Dakota’s K-20W Initiative to highlight the unique cybersecurity education effort and its goal of “Every Student, Every School, Cyber Educated.”


Burgum applauds proposed updates to NEPA process to streamline permitting of infrastructure

Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 10:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum applauded a proposal to modernize the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process to streamline permitting of infrastructure projects.