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Burgum helps break ground on Aldevron expansion, highlights investment in ND’s technology sector

Gov. Doug Burgum joined local, state and federal officials to help Fargo-based biotechnology company Aldevron break ground on a 189,000-square-foot expansion, highlighting the investment in North Dakota’s technology sector.


Burgum appoints former Wyoming DOT director Panos to lead ND Department of Transportation

Gov. Doug Burgum appointed former Wyoming Department of Transportation director William T. Panos to lead the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), citing his extensive leadership experience and long history of managing major infrastructure projects and large organizations.


Third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education focuses on best practices, behavioral health

Gov. Doug Burgum kicked off the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, a two-day event focused on sharing best practices and addressing behavioral health challenges in the classroom. 


Keynote speakers announced for third annual Recovery Reinvented hosted by Governor and First Lady

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum are inviting the general public, Native American communities, business and community leaders, behavioral health providers, university and college representatives, health care providers and administrators, addiction recovery advocates, faith-based communities, first responders, law enforcement, families and more to join them for Recovery Reinvented on Nov. 12, 2019, at the Bismarck Event Center.


Burgum appoints magistrate Pamela Nesvig to newly created South Central Judicial District judgeship

Gov. Doug Burgum appointed judicial referee and magistrate Pamela Nesvig of Bismarck to a newly created judgeship in the South Central Judicial District, effective Sept. 1.


UPDATED: Committee selects five members for new North Dakota Ethics Commission, thanks applicants

A committee tasked with selecting members of North Dakota’s newly created Ethics Commission reached consensus on appointing the first five members to the voter-approved Commission.


Burgum leads delegation on tour of petrochemical facilities in Canada in effort to bring industry to ND

Gov. Doug Burgum led a delegation of state officials and legislative leaders on a tour of petrochemical facilities in the Canadian province of Alberta as part of ongoing efforts to bring the petrochemical industry to North Dakota to add value to the state’s ample natural gas resources and grow the economy.


Burgum announces speaker lineup, agenda for 2019 Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education

Gov. Doug Burgum has announced the speaker lineup and agenda for the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education Aug. 14-15 at Jamestown High School in Jamestown, N.D.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff in honor of shooting victims in Ohio, Texas

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Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Thursday, Aug. 8, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of this weekend’s shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.


Applicants sought for new boards related to K-12 education, environmental issues  

Applicants are being sought for three new boards created by the 2019 Legislature, including a council to promote collaboration across all K-12 education entities in North Dakota as recommended by the Governor’s Innovative Education Task Force.