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Burgum thanks Trump administration for granting presidential disaster declaration for spring flooding

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 02:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum expressed his deepest thanks to President Trump and the Federal Emergency Management Agency for granting North Dakota’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration for widespread spring flooding.


UPDATED w/video: Burgum elected chairman of Western Governors’ Association, unveils ‘Reimagining the Rural West’ initiative

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 01:30 pm

The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) elected North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum to serve as WGA chair for 2019-2020, on the final day of the association’s three-day annual meeting in Vail.


Burgum meets with Interior Secretary Bernhardt at Western Governors’ Association annual meeting

Monday, June 10, 2019 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum met with U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on the first day of the Western Governors’ Association’s three-day annual meeting in Vail, discussing a variety of topics including natural resources, energy development and improvements to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.


First Lady Kathryn Burgum to give opening address for Amazon Web Services opioid panel

Monday, June 10, 2019 at 12:00 pm

First Lady Kathryn Burgum will share her story of addiction and recovery and her mission to eliminate the stigma surrounding addiction as she kicks off an opioid panel tomorrow at the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit in Washington, D.C.


Burgum congratulates students selected to attend 2019 National Youth Science Camp

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 10:30 am

Naomi Hegwood of Bismarck High School and Sandra Larson of New Rockford-Sheyenne High School have been selected to represent North Dakota at the 2019 National Youth Science Camp in Charleston, W.Va., June 27 through July 20. 


Burgum: Carefully manage dam releases to minimize impacts, prevent flooding

Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum expressed his support for careful management of releases from Garrison Dam to prevent flooding and minimize impacts along the Missouri River to the fullest extent possible.


Burgum appoints Kaleb Dschaak as student member on North Dakota Board of Higher Education

Monday, June 3, 2019 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum appointed University of North Dakota student Kaleb Dschaak to a one-year term as the student representative on the state Board of Higher Education.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff in honor of Virginia Beach shooting victims

Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 10:00 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 Tuesday, June 4, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of Friday’s shooting in Virginia Beach, Va.


Burgum statement on approved year-round sale of E15

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized action to allow the year-round sale of gasoline blended with up to 15 percent ethanol, and to boost transparency and deter price manipulation by reforming the renewable identification number (RIN) compliance system under the EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard Program.


Burgum highlights important work of newly established Department of Environmental Quality

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum highlighted the newly established Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the important work it does to protect the state’s air, land and water resources. The department held a public open house after officially becoming an independent state agency on April 29.