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Rural health system with nursing home expands services to provide in-home long-term care services and supports so people can live at home

Thursday, April 29, 2021 at 11:09 am

People prefer to remain living at home and in their communities as they age and their abilities change, however finding caregivers and support can be a challenge – especially in rural areas.


Burgum signs bill to share tax revenue with MHA Nation from oil wells straddling reservation boundary

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 04:51 pm

Representatives of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara (MHA) Nation, state legislators and other elected officials joined Gov. Doug Burgum today for the signing of Senate Bill 2319, which provides a framework for the state and MHA Nation to share tax revenue from oil wells that straddle the boundary of the Fort Berthold Reservation.


Burgum signs SB 2144, making North Dakota the first state to allow electronic posting of private land

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 12:27 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed Senate Bill 2144, making North Dakota the first state in the nation to allow electronic posting of private land and giving landowners another option for posting their private property.


Agency selects Minot native to lead North Central Human Service Center in Minot

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 09:08 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services has selected Minot native John Butgereit (Butt-grrr-ite) as regional director of its North Central Human Service Center in Minot.


Burgum signs bill uniting agencies into the North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 08:21 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after signing House Bill 1247, which directs the state Department of Health and Department of Human Services to unite into the North Dakota Department of Health and Human Services, effective Sept. 1, 2022.


ND sees record high population in newly released 2020 Census data, 4th highest growth rate by percentage

Monday, April 26, 2021 at 04:39 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum welcomed figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau today showing that North Dakota’s population hit a record high of 779,094 residents on April 1, 2020, and the state had the fourth-highest growth rate in the nation by percentage, growing by 15.8% from 2010 to 2020.


Burgum designates North Dakota as a Second Amendment Sanctuary State, signs bills protecting gun rights

Monday, April 26, 2021 at 12:55 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed a proclamation designating North Dakota as a “Second Amendment Sanctuary State,” reinforcing the state’s support for the constitutional right to keep and bear arms.


Burgum signs bill creating Clean Sustainable Energy Fund to support low-emission technology projects

Monday, April 26, 2021 at 11:10 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed legislation creating a Clean Sustainable Energy Fund to support low-emission technology projects and help provide a long-term, viable path forward for the state’s critical energy industry.


Burgum signs $680M bonding package to improve infrastructure across North Dakota without raising taxes

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 10:28 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed House Bill 1431, praising the $680 million bonding package as an economically sound tool to support infrastructure upgrades across North Dakota including flood control, roads, bridges, water projects and an agricultural facility – all with using Legacy Fund earnings and without raising taxes.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff in honor of former Vice President Walter Mondale

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 08:47 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed all government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of respect for the service of former Vice President Walter Mondale, who died Monday at age 93.