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Burgum statement in observance of Memorial Day

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 04:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement today in observance of Memorial Day, paying tribute to the brave individuals who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff on Memorial Day, will honor heroes at N.D. Veterans Cemetery

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 11:00 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 Monday, May 27, until noon, and encouraged North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in observance of Memorial Day.


Burgum requests presidential major disaster declaration for impacts of widespread spring flooding

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 08:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has requested a presidential major disaster declaration as a result of widespread spring flooding that damaged homes and public infrastructure, inundated hundreds of roads and thousands of acres of farmland, and displaced dozens of residents in western, south-central and eastern North Dakota.


Burgum statement on additional USDA assistance for farmers impacted by trade disruption

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued a statement after an announcement by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue of up to $16 billion in programs to assist farmers impacted by trade disruption. 


Burgum promotes 2nd Chance Job Fair designed for individuals with barriers to employment

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 09:00 am

 Job Service North Dakota is hosting its annual 2nd Chance Job Fair on June 6 in Bismarck, Grand Forks and Fargo, Gov. Doug Burgum announced.


Burgum congratulates Lance Yohe on confirmation to International Joint Commission

Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum issued a statement regarding the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Lance Yohe, former executive director of the Red River Basin Commission, to serve as a Commissioner on the part of the United States on the International Joint Commission (IJC).


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff Wednesday for Peace Officers Memorial Day

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Categories: all, Flag Directives

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day.


Burgum appoints Erica Thunder to lead North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 02:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Erica Thunder to lead the North Dakota Department of Labor and Human Rights as the state’s Labor Commissioner, citing her legal experience, broad skillset and proven commitment to fairness and justice.


Burgum congratulates Girls Go CyberStart participants

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum congratulated the 310 students from 28 schools who participated in the Girls Go CyberStart program. In its first year participating in the innovative online cybersecurity program, North Dakota had the highest number of participants per capita out of 26 states participating.


Burgum kicks off Census 2020 efforts in North Dakota with executive order creating Complete Count Task Force

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has signed an executive order creating the Complete Count Task Force to recommend strategies that safeguard and promote the 2020 census to ensure a fair and accurate count for the state.