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Burgum issues statement about President Trump’s executive action on Dakota Access Pipeline

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 02:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued a statement today in response to the executive action by President Donald Trump directing federal agencies to expedite the review and approval process for the Dakota Access Pipeline.


Burgum directs flags lowered to half-staff in honor of Deputy Colt Allery

Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Flag Directives

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies across the state to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, Jan. 24, in honor of Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery, who died in the line of duty this past week.


Burgum statement on the death of Rolette County Sheriff's Deputy Colt Allery

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 08:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement today regarding the death of Rolette County Sheriff’s Deputy Colt Allery, who was fatally shot in the line of duty Wednesday.


BURGUM PRESENTS BUDGET PROPOSAL TO LEGISLATIVE LEADERS

Monday, January 16, 2017 at 06:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum presented legislative leaders Monday with an executive budget proposal that recommends additional cuts and realigns spending priorities to spur innovation, creativity and the reinvention of government.


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.