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Burgum orders reinstatement of McKenzie County Sheriff

Friday, August 4, 2017 at 02:30 pm

Gov. Burgum has ordered the reinstatement of McKenzie County Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger to the position of sheriff, as recommended by Special Commissioner Karen Klein.


State agencies to offer drought resources at town hall meeting Monday in Mott with Burgum, Goehring

Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 02:00 pm

Multiple state agencies will provide informational resources for farmers, ranchers and other North Dakotans impacted by extreme drought conditions during a town hall meeting Monday, Aug. 7, in Mott, N.D., hosted by Gov. Burgum and state Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring.


Burgum to host EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt at roundtable discussions in Fargo, Grand Forks

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 05:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum will host U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt next week at meetings in Fargo and Grand Forks during Pruitt’s first trip to North Dakota as a Cabinet-rank official in the Trump administration.


Burgum extends hours of service, weight restriction waivers

Friday, July 28, 2017 at 03:30 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. (July 28, 2017) –  Gov.


Burgum declares drought disaster for counties and tribal nations as extreme conditions spread

Thursday, July 27, 2017 at 10:00 am

https://www.governor.nd.gov/media-center/executive-ordersGov. Burgum has declared a drought disaster for nearly all of North Dakota, paving the way for additional response and assistance from state and federal agencies.


Burgum waives hauling permit fees to help drought-stricken ranchers

Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 04:30 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – As part of ongoing efforts to help farmers and ranchers hit hard by extreme drought conditions, Gov.


$500,000 released for livestock water supply program; Burgum applauds release of additional CRP acres

Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 05:00 pm

Gov. Burgum voted with the State Water Commission to release an additional $500,000 for the Drought Disaster Livestock Water Supply Program to assist ranchers dealing with harsh drought conditions.


Burgum, Cramer lead TV White Space initiative promoting new wireless broadband technology in rural America

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10:00 am

Gov. Burgum and Congressman Kevin Cramer announced they will begin circulating letters for signature within the House of Representatives and across all 50 states to encourage the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt new spectrum standards so a breakthrough high-speed wireless broadband technology can be made available across the United States, and specifically rural America.


Burgum Appoints Judge Jon Jensen to ND Supreme Court

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the appointment of Judge Jon Jensen to the North Dakota Supreme Court. Jensen’s appointment fills the vacancy created by the resignation of Justice Carol Kapsner. Kapsner, who has served since Nov. 2, 1998, announced her resignation in April after nearly 18 years on the state’s highest court.


Burgum, Goehring offer support for hard-hit ranchers as drought worsens and wildfires intensify

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Burgum and State Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring pledged today to use every available tool to help drought-stricken ranchers outlast the current crisis and protect North Dakotans affected by intensifying wildfires. The governor signed an executive order to assist the transport of hay, water and livestock and announced additional funding for a livestock water supply cost-share program.