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Burgum thanks State Water Commission members for their service, opens positions for applications

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 05:39 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today thanked members of the State Water Commission for their service and announced the eight appointed Commission positions are now open for applications.


Funds still available for Travel Agent and Tour Operators Grant with deadline soon approaching

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 04:56 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that funds remain available for the Travel Agent and Tour Operators Grant (TATO). 


Human Services launches enhanced crisis response services to help North Dakotans in times of need

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at 11:24 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services, through its eight regional human service centers, has launched a comprehensive behavioral health crisis response system to provide help and support 24-hours a day, seven days a week to North Dakotans who are experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge, or other emotional situation. The initiative also includes crisis response services for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities through the Life Skills and Transition Center (LSTC) in Grafton.


Burgum kicks off Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, highlights recently passed legislation

Monday, June 7, 2021 at 10:26 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today kicked off the fifth annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, highlighting recently passed legislation that paves the way for personalized learning and thanking educators for their work through the pandemic.


Burgum appoints Nathan Davis to serve as executive director of North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission

Friday, June 4, 2021 at 01:32 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed Nathan A. Davis of Belcourt, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and descendant of the Spirit Lake Nation, to serve as executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission.


Burgum seeks applicants for Medical Marijuana Advisory Board after legislation changes makeup of panel

Friday, June 4, 2021 at 11:09 am

Gov. Doug Burgum is seeking applicants to serve on North Dakota’s Medical Marijuana Advisory Board, after the state Legislature changed the makeup of the board with the passage of House Bill 1359, effective Aug. 1, 2021.


Burgum to host fifth annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education next week

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 03:44 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum will welcome teachers, students, school administrators and community leaders to the fifth annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education on Monday, June 7, at the Bismarck Event Center and virtually.


Burgum urges EPA Administrator Regan to support federal investment in innovation, avoid one-size-fits-all regulation during visit to North Dakota

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 01:17 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today urged U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan to support federal investment in research and innovation – including carbon capture, storage and utilization in the coal, oil and gas, and ethanol industries – as the path forward for meeting America’s carbon management goals.


Funding allows North Dakota to enhance its rent relief program to help more households

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 12:51 pm

Once fully implemented, it will help prevent evictions and build greater financial stability.

BISMARCK, N.D. – In the final days of the recent North Dakota legislative session, lawmakers authorized access to almost $352 million in federal resources to transform the state’s Emergency Rent Bridge (ERB) into a more comprehensive rental assistance program. Called ND Rent Help, the program will aid more North Dakotans with the goal of helping restore their economic well-being and housing stability.


Burgum joins Bakken Energy, Mitsubishi Power in announcing partnership to create hydrogen hub in ND

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 02:38 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford today joined officials from Bakken Energy LLC and Mitsubishi Power Americas Inc. as they announced a strategic partnership agreement to establish a world-class clean hydrogen hub in North Dakota.