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BURGUM MEETS WITH FARMERS AND RANCHERS TO HEAR PROTEST-RELATED CONCERNS

Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 08:00 am

BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum, members of his cabinet, District 31 legislators and Morton County officials met with local farmers and ranchers Wednesday in an effort to better understand their perspective and concerns about the impacts of the ongoing Dakota Access Pipeline protests.


BURGUM CONCLUDES FIRST ROUND OF MEETINGS WITH TRIBAL NATIONS

Monday, January 9, 2017 at 08:30 am

BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford have concluded their first round of meetings with leaders of the Native American tribes headquartered in North Dakota as the administration seeks a fresh start to improving dialogue and strengthening relations between state government and tribal nations.


GOVERNOR, FIRST LADY HOST EVENTS FOCUSING ON ADDICTION, TRIBAL RELATIONS

Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 05:00 pm

BISMARCK –  Governor Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum brought together health professionals, tribal leaders and others from across the state this week to discuss a collaborative approach to facing addiction in North Dakota communities.


Burgum Delivers 2017 State of the State Address

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at 02:00 pm

Governor urges North Dakotans to embrace change; rethink budgeting, education, addiction treatment, tribal relations

BISMARCK – In his first State of the State address, Governor Doug Burgum on Tuesday said the state’s revenue challenge presents an opportunity to reinvent state government and embrace technology to hold down costs and build an economy and workforce for the 21st century.


Burgum to Deliver State of the State Address

Friday, December 30, 2016 at 01:30 pm

BISMARCK – Governor Doug Burgum will deliver the State of the State Address to a joint session of the 65th North Dakota Legislative Assembly on Tuesday, January 3, in the House Chamber of the state Capitol in Bismarck.


Burgum, Archambault Stress Cooperation in Bridge Testing

Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 03:00 pm

BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum and Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault applauded Thursday’s successful testing of the Backwater Bridge on Highway 1806 as an important step in rebuilding relations between the state and the tribe.


Governor, Standing Rock Chairman Begin Dialogue, Agree to Bridge Testing

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 04:00 pm

BISMARCK – Gov. Doug Burgum and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault met Monday to begin establishing direct communication between leadership with the goal of building trust and normalizing relations between the state and tribe.


Burgum directs flags to be flown at half-staff in remembrance of John Glenn

Friday, December 16, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Categories: all, Flag Directives

BISMARCK, ND – Gov. Doug Burgum has directed state government agencies and encouraged North Dakotans to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff to honor the memory of astronaut and public servant John Glenn. 


Burgum announces Governor’s staff, creates new model to deliver results

Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm

As he takes office today, Gov. Doug Burgum has announced a new structure for the Office of the Governor of North Dakota, creating Chief Operating Officer and Chief Administrative Officer roles in an effort to make government more efficient and responsive.