News

North Dakota Department of Commerce to begin accepting grant applications on Feb. 4

Friday, January 29, 2021 at 01:29 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the Hospitality Economic Resiliency Grant (HERG) application window for round two will begin on Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. CST and will close on Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. CST.


Two ND Brain Injury Advisory Council committees to meet Feb. 2 and Feb. 3 by video conference

Friday, January 29, 2021 at 08:57 am

Two committees of the North Dakota Brain Injury Advisory Council will meet next week to discuss various topics relating to brain injury, behavioral health and legislative activities.


ND Behavioral Health Planning Council Legislative Committee to meet Jan. 29 by video conference

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 04:39 pm

The Legislative Committee of the North Dakota Behavioral Health Planning Council will meet Jan. 29 from 11 a.m. to noon CT by video conference. The public is welcome to attend.


Burgum statement on President Biden extending ban on new oil and natural gas leases on federal lands

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 04:05 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after President Joe Biden signed an executive order directing the U.S. Department of the Interior to suspend new oil and natural gas leasing on public lands “to the extent possible” for an unspecified length of time.


Department of Human Services seeks comments on five-year renewal of state’s Medicaid waiver for medically fragile children

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 03:33 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Medical Services Division is seeking public comment on a renewal of its Medicaid 1915(c) waiver for medically fragile children. 

 


Applications will open this week for Main Street Initiative Partners in Planning Grant

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 03:16 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the application window for round two of the Main Street Initiative (MSI) Partners in Planning (PiP) Grant will be open from Jan. 29 through Feb. 17. 


ND Department of Human Services receives federal approval to expand behavioral health services

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 01:16 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services has received final approval of the Medicaid 1915(i) State Plan Amendment from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), creating opportunities to expand community-based behavioral health services. The department plans to have the program available for Medicaid members who qualify by Feb. 16, 2021.


NDDHS announces 15 percent temporary increase in SNAP food assistance benefits

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 10:18 am

Lower-income North Dakotans who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to supplement their food budget are temporarily receiving some extra help. 


Burgum: ND Department of Human Services intends to temporarily administer federally funded refugee resettlement program to preserve in-state control

Monday, January 25, 2021 at 02:05 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that the North Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) intends to temporarily administer the federally funded refugee resettlement program in North Dakota to preserve in-state control of the program after Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota (LSSND) announced it is unexpectedly closing its doors and will no longer manage the program.


Burgum statement on President Biden revoking permit for Keystone XL pipeline

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 09:36 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after President Joe Biden revoked the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline.