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Burgum releases statement on EPA proposal to update air regulations for the oil and gas industry

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 04:40 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum  released a statement after the Environmental Protection Agency announced its proposal to update air regulations for the oil and gas industry.


Governor names Jace Beehler as policy director for the Burgum-Sanford administration

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 03:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum named policy advisor and Grand Forks native Jace Beehler to the role of policy director for the Burgum-Sanford administration, effective Oct. 1.


Burgum congratulates Traynor on nomination to federal judgeship in North Dakota

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 05:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum congratulated Devils Lake attorney Daniel Traynor after President Donald Trump nominated him to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota.


Burgum: Trade deal with Japan will benefit North Dakota producers, strengthen partnership

Monday, August 26, 2019 at 02:05 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement regarding the White House’s announcement that President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have reached a trade agreement in principle.


ND refills rainy day fund with strong 2017-19 ending fund balance; 2019-21 biennium begins on high note

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11:15 am

Gov. Doug Burgum highlighted recent reports that North Dakota is replenishing its rainy-day Budget Stabilization Fund thanks to a strong finish to the 2017-19 biennium, while also starting the new biennium on a high note with July revenues coming in $42 million above forecast.


Burgum announces featured speakers for Main Street ND Summit

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:40 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has announced the featured speakers for the 2019 Main Street ND Summit, Oct. 29-31 at the Bismarck Event Center. The summit will bring together local and national community development experts and advocates to share best practices and inspire community leaders, entrepreneurs and students in envisioning North Dakota’s future.


Burgum helps break ground on Aldevron expansion, highlights investment in ND’s technology sector

Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum joined local, state and federal officials to help Fargo-based biotechnology company Aldevron break ground on a 189,000-square-foot expansion, highlighting the investment in North Dakota’s technology sector.


Burgum appoints former Wyoming DOT director Panos to lead ND Department of Transportation

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 01:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum appointed former Wyoming Department of Transportation director William T. Panos to lead the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), citing his extensive leadership experience and long history of managing major infrastructure projects and large organizations.


Third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education focuses on best practices, behavioral health

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 04:45 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum kicked off the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, a two-day event focused on sharing best practices and addressing behavioral health challenges in the classroom. 


Keynote speakers announced for third annual Recovery Reinvented hosted by Governor and First Lady

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum are inviting the general public, Native American communities, business and community leaders, behavioral health providers, university and college representatives, health care providers and administrators, addiction recovery advocates, faith-based communities, first responders, law enforcement, families and more to join them for Recovery Reinvented on Nov. 12, 2019, at the Bismarck Event Center.