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Burgum signs remaining bills from 2019 legislative session

Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has signed the remaining 53 bills from the recently adjourned 2019 legislative session, exercising his veto authority on one additional bill.


Burgum emphasizes need for strong trade agreement during visit by Secretary Perdue

Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 02:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum joined U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue during his visit to Fargo, discussing issues facing North Dakota ag producers at a roundtable discussion and celebrating the launch of an autonomous farming initiative.


Burgum: Session delivers conservative budget, funds priorities and makes strategic investments without raising taxes

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 pm

North Dakota is making strategic investments in its future, funding priorities and delivering citizens a conservative balanced budget without raising taxes, Gov. Doug Burgum said today after the 66th Legislative Assembly adjourned its regular session sine die.


Burgum signs bill, thanks legislators for creating endowment for Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Friday, April 26, 2019 at 02:30 pm

State legislators who voted to create a $50 million endowment for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum joined Gov. Doug Burgum as he signed the bill into law and thanked the assembly, calling it “a historic piece of legislation that’s going to be transformational.”


Burgum statement on signing of State Water Commission budget bill

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 06:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after signing Senate Bill 2020, the appropriations bill for the State Water Commission, noting the state's strong commitment to making major investments in water supply and flood control projects.


Burgum suspends two members of Belcourt School Board in conjunction with action by Turtle Mountain Tribal Council

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum took executive action to suspend two members of the Belcourt School Board after credible reports of threats and demands made by the two board members in the midst of a citizen-requested audit.


Applications being accepted for Ethics Commission

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Applications are being accepted through May 24 for service on the North Dakota Ethics Commission, which was established through a voter-approved constitutional amendment last November.


Burgum signs bill incentivizing use of carbon dioxide captured from coal plants for enhanced oil recovery

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation providing an economic incentive to use carbon dioxide captured from North Dakota’s coal-fired power plants for enhanced oil recovery by injecting the carbon dioxide underground.


Burgum thanks Legislature for seizing historic opportunity with support for Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum expressed his deepest gratitude to state legislators after they voted to approve an endowment for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (TRPLM), laying the foundation for a world-class tourism destination in North Dakota.


REVISED: Burgum waives hours of service for fertilizer haulers

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 08:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has signed an executive order granting an hours of service waiver for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting anhydrous ammonia and other fertilizers.