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Burgum appoints Bismarck attorney Bobbi Weiler to South Central Judicial District judgeship

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 08:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has appointed Bismarck attorney Bobbi Weiler to a judgeship in the South Central Judicial District, effective in March 2020.


Burgum participates in White House business session with Trump, Pence, cabinet officials

Monday, February 10, 2020 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum attended a business session at the White House with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Cabinet secretaries following the conclusion of the National Governors Association’s annual Winter Meeting in Washington, D.C.


Burgum to attend NGA Winter Meeting, take part in building resiliency panel, White House business session

Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:40 am

Gov. Doug Burgum will join more than 40 of the nation’s governors along with hundreds of business, nonprofit and government leaders, policy experts and others from around the world at the National Governors Association (NGA) Winter Meeting Friday through Monday in Washington, D.C.


Burgum statement on 2020 State of the Union Address

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 09:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum expressed his support for the priorities outlined by President Donald Trump in his 2020 State of the Union Address, including strengthening the economy through new trade agreements and energy independence, expanding workforce training initiatives and lowering the cost of health care.


UPDATED: In 2020 State of the State, Burgum says ND is ‘strong, growing and full of boundless opportunity’

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 07:40 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum delivered his 2020 State of the State address in Grand Forks, calling for more action to address the state’s workforce shortage, highlighting recent progress on diversifying the economy and making North Dakota a more military-friendly state, and outlining a plan for Legacy Fund earnings that includes investing in property tax relief, infrastructure and transformational projects.


Burgum statement on President Trump signing USMCA trade deal

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 03:05 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released a statement after President Donald Trump signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).


Burgum announces first-of-its-kind, technology-focused career expo at Fargodome

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced a first-of-its-kind, multi-industry career expo aimed at addressing the state’s workforce shortage and highlighting the importance of 21st century skills such as computer science and cybersecurity in various career fields.


Burgum welcomes clarity of Navigable Waters Protection Rule for farmers, landowners

Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum welcomed the release of the Navigable Waters Protection Rule for providing greater clarity of the Waters of the United States for North Dakota farmers and ranchers, landowners, state agencies and others.


President Trump grants Burgum’s request for major disaster declaration for flooding from rain, snowstorm

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 01:40 pm

President Donald Trump has approved Gov. Doug Burgum’s request for a presidential major disaster declaration for the impacts of an October storm that dumped heavy rain and snow on a large swath of North Dakota and caused up to $9.7 million in damage to public infrastructure, according to preliminary assessments.


Burgum waives hours of service for hay haulers as livestock producers experience feed shortages

Friday, January 17, 2020 at 03:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order waiving hours of service requirements, fees and certain load restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting livestock and hay supplies.