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Governor, First Lady join legislators, recovery advocates and service providers to highlight first Recovery Day at the Capitol

Monday, February 4, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum today expressed their gratitude to the recovery advocates, legislative leaders, peer support specialists, individuals with lived experience, behavioral health care providers and other stakeholders who helped highlight the first-ever Recovery Day at the Capitol.

The event, announced during the second Recovery Reinvented event in September, was held to increase awareness and understanding of mental illness and the disease of addiction and to celebrate the power and hope of recovery.


Our first episode featured Leann Bertsch, director of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 08:00 am

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Our first episode featured Leann Bertsch, director of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. 


Burgum: Support mounting for Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today met with reporters to discuss budget priorities for the ongoing legislative session, including mounting support for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum at Medora, N.D.

 


Governor, tribal leaders honor tribal flags now being displayed in North Dakota Capitol

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 07:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford today joined leaders of the five tribal nations that share geography with North Dakota for a ceremony honoring and celebrating their tribal flags, now on display in the state Capitol for the first time as directed by the governor during his State of the State address on Jan. 3.


Burgum statement on nomination of Peter Welte for U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 08:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced the nomination of former Grand Forks County State’s Attorney Peter Welte to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota.


Northern Plains UAS Test Site Announces Research Collaboration With FAA

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 08:00 am

The Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site announced today a research initiative with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the implementation, operation, and maintenance of UAS Traffic Management (UTM) systems in the National Airspace System.


Burgum appoints Hacker, Mihalick to North Dakota Board of Higher Education

Friday, January 11, 2019 at 01:44 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed Timothy Mihalick of Minot and reappointed Nick Hacker of Bismarck to the North Dakota Board of Higher Education.


EduTech partners with National Center for Women & Information Technology and Code.org® to promote technology education and training

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 08:00 am

North Dakota’s EduTech, the K-12 educational technology arm of the state’s Information Technology Department, has established formal partnerships with the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Code.org®. The partnerships help advance statewide efforts to provide computer science and cybersecurity training and resources to North Dakota’s educators and students.


In State of the State Address, Burgum calls for action to address workforce challenges, invest in North Dakota’s future

Monday, January 7, 2019 at 08:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today delivered his 2019 State of the State Address, reflecting on substantial progress made during his first two years in office and outlining an ambitious policy agenda that addresses the state’s workforce challenges, increases accountability and budget transparency and makes major investments in people and projects that will benefit North Dakotans today and well into the future.


Commerce Renews Renaissance Zone for Hazen

Friday, January 4, 2019 at 08:00 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce announced today it has renewed the Renaissance Zone Program for the city of Hazen for five additional years. The Renaissance Zone Program is a tool for community redevelopment and economic investment that incorporates tax incentives to business and residential properties.