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Burgum statement on terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Monday, April 22, 2019 at 02:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement on the terrorist attacks Sunday in Sri Lanka.


Burgum statement on signing of SB 2344

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 06:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after signing Senate Bill 2344 to clarify issues related to pore space in underground rock formations.


Burgum signs legislation to improve social services delivery and outcomes, provide property tax relief for North Dakotans

Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 08:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has signed breakthrough legislation that redesigns county social services in North Dakota to improve the quality of services, increase the speed of delivery and reduce costs while continuing to provide property tax relief.


Burgum signs legislation creating unified cybersecurity approach for North Dakota

Friday, April 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed Senate Bill 2110, a milestone that makes North Dakota the first state to authorize a central, shared service approach to cybersecurity strategy across all aspects of state government including state, local, legislative, judicial, K-12 education and higher education.  

 

Burgum statement on confirmation of Drew Wrigley as U.S. Attorney for North Dakota

Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 05:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after the U.S. Senate confirmed former North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley to serve again as U.S. Attorney for the District of North Dakota.


Burgum vetoes Senate Bill 2055 for legislative overreach, unconstitutional delegation of power

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 09:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has vetoed Senate Bill 2055, citing legislative overreach and an unconstitutional delegation of power to the Legislature’s Budget Section.


Burgum applauds judge's ruling allowing construction to proceed on F-M Area Diversion Project

Monday, April 8, 2019 at 06:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum applauded a much-anticipated ruling by Chief U.S. District Court Judge John Tunheim that modifies an injunction to allow construction to proceed on the critically important Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project.


Burgum announces retirement of NDDOT Director Tom Sorel, thanks him for leadership and service

Monday, April 8, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum announced the retirement of North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Director Tom Sorel, thanking him for his leadership in launching the Vision Zero traffic safety initiative, planning for future transportation needs and adopting innovative technologies to improve services.


Burgum signs bill exempting military retirement benefits from state income tax

Monday, April 8, 2019 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed legislation that exempts military retirement benefits from state income tax, one of several proposals included in his executive budget recommendation designed to address the state’s workforce shortage.


National Guard resources deployed to aid flood fights; Emergency Commission approves funding

Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

The North Dakota National Guard and North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (DES) are deploying resources to Cass County and the city of LaMoure to assist in flood fighting efforts.