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Burgum appoints four to State Water Commission, fills newly created seat for Little Missouri River basin  

Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed four members to the State Water Commission, including a member to fill the newly created seat representing the Little Missouri River basin in southwestern North Dakota.


Burgum statement on confirmation of Peter Welte as a U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed former Grand Forks County State’s Attorney Peter Welte to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota. President Donald Trump announced Welte’s nomination in January.


Burgum congratulates Bank of North Dakota on 100th anniversary, thanks team members for service

Gov. Doug Burgum congratulated the Bank of North Dakota on its 100th anniversary and thanked team members past and present for their service and contributions to the Bank’s success and positive impact on North Dakotans throughout the years.


Burgum announces federal funding for technology upskilling school with ties to Grand Farm initiative

Gov. Doug Burgum, in partnership with the North Dakota Department of Commerce and the North Dakota Workforce Development Council, announced federal funding totaling $200,000 to support the launch of Emerging Digital Academy, an accelerated learning platform that will teach North Dakotans new skills to help them thrive in an economy undergoing rapid technological change.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff in honor of Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens

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Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Tuesday, July 23, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a sign of respect for the memory and longstanding service of retired U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens on the day of his interment.

 


Hours of service waiver for haulers of cement, fly ash rescinded upon federal guidance

Gov. Doug Burgum has rescinded an executive order that had granted a waiver of hours of service requirements for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting cement and fly-ash supplies.


Burgum waives hours of service for haulers of cement, fly ash to aid timely completion of infrastructure  

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order granting a waiver of hours of service requirements for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting cement and fly-ash supplies to assist in the timely completion of infrastructure projects throughout North Dakota, including the new Williston airport.


Burgum surveys tornado damage in Mott, commends community on preparedness and response efforts

Gov. Doug Burgum surveyed damage from Friday night’s tornado in the city of Mott, commending local leaders and the community for their preparation and response to the tornado, which caused significant damage but no injuries or deaths.


Burgum issues statement on commemorating our nation’s Independence Day

Gov. Doug Burgum issued a statement in observance of the 243rd anniversary of America’s independence.

Burgum issues statement on FAA granting waiver to operate unmanned aircraft systems over people

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) announced it has received a four-year waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people.