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

Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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

Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 01:45 pm

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

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 01:00 pm

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

Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 07:05 pm

Categories: all, Flag Directives

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  

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 01:10 pm

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.


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

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 02:30 pm

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

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 02:10 pm

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

Monday, July 29, 2019 at 05:00 pm

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

Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 02:00 pm

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

Monday, July 22, 2019 at 10:10 am

Categories: all, Flag Directives

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.