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Wednesday’s State of the State Address postponed

Monday, January 17, 2022 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has postponed his 2022 State of the State Address scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 19, in Fargo.


Burgum statement on Supreme Court blocking Biden’s vaccine mandate on private businesses

Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 03:43 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Biden administration did not have authority to impose a vaccine mandate on private businesses with 100 or more employees.   


Burgum names Mandan attorney Ryan Norrell as Governor’s Office general counsel effective Feb. 28

Thursday, January 13, 2022 at 03:05 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that Mandan attorney Ryan Norrell will serve as the next general counsel for the Governor’s Office, effective Feb. 28, citing his broad experience in both the private and public sectors, including as legal counsel for the North Dakota Public Service Commission (PSC) and as state’s attorney for LaMoure County.


Burgum directs flags lowered to half-staff in honor of former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid

Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at 12:20 pm

Categories: Flag Directives

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff Thursday, Jan. 13, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in honor of former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada on the day of his interment.


Burgum statement on retirement of North Dakota House Majority Leader Chet Pollert

Monday, January 10, 2022 at 01:25 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after North Dakota House Majority Leader Chet Pollert of Carrington announced he will retire from the Legislature when his current term expires later this year. Pollert has served in the House of Representatives since 1999 and was selected as House majority leader in November 2018.


Burgum congratulates NDSU Bison football team on winning ninth FCS Championship in 11 years

Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 03:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the North Dakota State University Bison football team earned a 38-10 victory over Montana State University to capture the national title for a ninth time in the NCAA’s Football Championship Subdivision.


Burgum, Gianforte stake friendly wager on FCS title game between NDSU and Montana State

Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 03:00 pm

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte have staked a friendly wager on Saturday’s NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) title game between the Montana State University Bobcats and the North Dakota State University Bison, who are vying for their ninth national title since 2011.


Burgum: Sale of Coal Creek to Rainbow Energy clears final regulatory hurdle with transmission line transfer

Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 02:25 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the sale of Coal Creek Station to Rainbow Energy Center LLC cleared its final regulatory hurdle. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission unanimously approved the transfer of Coal Creek Station’s high-voltage direct current transmission line from Great River Energy (GRE) to Nexus Line LLC, a subsidiary of Rainbow Energy Center LLC. 


Burgum waives hours of service for propane haulers

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 04:35 pm

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


Burgum statement on passing of state Rep. George Keiser

Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 10:45 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement regarding the passing of state Rep. George Keiser of Bismarck. A U.S. Army veteran and owner of Quality Printing Service, Keiser had represented District 47 in Bismarck since 1993 and served as a Bismarck city commissioner from 1988 to 1992.