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Burgum statement of gratitude on Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 10:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released a message of gratitude in observance of Thanksgiving Day, thanking the state's health care workers, first responders and others for their ongoing efforts in the fight against COVID-19.


Governor, First Lady to hold virtual ceremony for State Christmas Tree lighting; public invited to view tree from Capitol Mall driveway

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum will usher in the holiday season by holding a virtual North Dakota State Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 1 via Facebook Live on the governor and first lady’s official pages.


Burgum statement on North Dakota Supreme Court opinion regarding District 8 legislative seat

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the North Dakota Supreme Court issued its opinion on the filling of the pending vacancy in the District 8 House of Representatives seat resulting from the tragic death of candidate David Andahl.


Emergency Commission approves COVID-19 funding for hospital staff, businesses, workers

Monday, November 23, 2020 at 01:50 pm

The North Dakota Emergency Commission approved the reallocation of approximately $35 million in turned-back federal funding to support the state’s COVID-19 response, including $15 million to support medical staffing and nearly $14 million to support economic recovery.


​​​​​​​Burgum: North Dakota to receive 60 Air Force nurses to assist with COVID-19 response after FEMA grants request

Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 05:23 pm

North Dakota will receive approximately 60 U.S. Air Force medical personnel to assist in the state’s COVID-19 response after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted the state’s request for federal assistance, Gov. Doug Burgum announced.


North Dakota to allow practices to resume Nov. 30; competitions will resume Dec. 14

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 09:37 pm

Winter sports practices and extracurricular activities in North Dakota will be allowed to resume Nov. 30 with extra precautions, while competitions will remain suspended until Dec. 14, Gov. Doug Burgum said in a joint announcement with House Majority Leader Chet Pollert and Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner.


Burgum announces new requirements for businesses, gatherings and masks, delays winter activities to slow spread of COVID-19

Friday, November 13, 2020 at 10:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced several mitigation measures aimed at slowing the accelerating spread of COVID-19 in North Dakota in order to protect the vulnerable, ensure hospital capacity and keep schools and the economy open.


Burgum releases video message in observance of Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum released a video message in observance of Veterans Day, thanking the state's more than 50,000 military veterans for their service to our nation.


Burgum announces steps to help with hospital capacity, urges North Dakotans to take action

Monday, November 9, 2020 at 05:25 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced steps to help reduce the pressure on North Dakota hospitals and health care workers as a result of increasing hospitalizations for COVID-19 and other care needs.


Indian Affairs Commission director to return to duties after investigation recommends no disciplinary action

Friday, November 6, 2020 at 04:55 pm

North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission Executive Director Scott Davis will return to his regular duties after an investigation into allegations of misconduct resulted in a recommendation of no disciplinary action.