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Grant Opportunities for Land and Water Conservation Fund and Recreational Trails Program

The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is now seeking Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and Recreation Trails Program (RTP) grant applications.


Governor, State Superintendent and Chief Information Officer highlight innovative education at Technology Showcase

Gov. Doug Burgum, Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley and State Superintendent Kirsten Baesler today participated in the biennial K-12 Education Technology Showcase in the Capitol’s Memorial Hall. The Showcase is an opportunity for schools from around the state to highlight best practices and innovative approaches to technology in K-12 education. Ten schools were selected to participate based on topic and best practices.


Burgum announces succession planning for chief operating officer position, thanks Uecker for service

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the launch of the succession planning process for the state’s next Chief Operating Officer, thanking current COO Jodi Uecker for her service as she transitions toward retirement in June.


Applications being accepted for Governor’s Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program

Gov. Doug Burgum is encouraging school, community and church bands and choirs across North Dakota to apply to serve as the Governor’s Official State Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program for 2019.


Qualifying low-income North Dakotans to receive March Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits on March 1

The North Dakota Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for March will be issued to qualifying low-income households on March 1. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide funding for next month’s benefits even if there is a second partial federal government shutdown.


Governor, legislative leaders, MHA chairman highlight support for oil tax revenue sharing bill

Gov. Doug Burgum today joined MHA Nation Chairman Mark Fox, legislative leaders and Tax Commissioner Ryan Rauschenberger for a press conference to highlight the bipartisan support and benefits of a bill that would change how the state and tribe share tax revenue from oil and gas production and extraction on trust and fee lands.

Senate Bill 2312, introduced by Sen. Jordan Kannianen and co-sponsored by the House and Senate majority leaders, is scheduled for its first hearing on Wednesday. The bill is a product of extensive dialogue between the Governor’s Office, legislative and tribal leaders, industry representatives and the state tax department.


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

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

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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

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

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.