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Hours of service waiver for haulers of cement, fly ash rescinded upon federal guidance

Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 05:30 pm

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 Doug Burgum has rescinded an executive order that had granted a waiver of hours of service requirements for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting cement and fly-ash supplies.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

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 07:30 pm

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

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 06:30 pm

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

Thursday, July 4, 2019 at 09:00 am

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

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 01:30 pm

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.


First Lady Kathryn Burgum to receive Outstanding Contribution Award from national SADD organization

Monday, June 24, 2019 at 11:30 am

First Lady Kathryn Burgum will be recognized Tuesday, June 25, as a leader in youth health and safety by Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) with the Outstanding Contribution Award.


Burgum announces registration now open for 2019 Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 05:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that registration is now open for the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education on Aug. 14-15 at Jamestown High School in Jamestown, N.D.


Burgum statement on Mexico’s approval of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 11:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement today after Mexico approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).


Burgum announces Border States CEO Tammy Miller as next chief operating officer for State of North Dakota

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 09:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum announced that Border States Electric CEO Tammy Miller will join the administration as chief operating officer, bringing extensive experience to a critical role in the ongoing efforts to enhance government services for citizens in order to empower people, improve lives and inspire success.


Burgum applauds USDA proposal to modernize NEPA process, improve access to public lands

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 11:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum applauded a proposal from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service to modernize compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).