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Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 08:00 am

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All COVID-19 announcements are posted on NDResponse.gov/covid-19.


Burgum requests presidential major disaster declaration for damage caused by spring flooding

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 03:33 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today requested a presidential major disaster declaration for widespread spring flooding estimated to have caused more than $40 million in damage to roads and other public infrastructure in North Dakota. The request follows an executive order Burgum issued April 24 declaring a statewide flood emergency.


Burgum appoints Erica Solberg as student member on North Dakota Board of Higher Education

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 01:49 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed North Dakota State University student Erica Solberg to a one-year term as the student representative on the state Board of Higher Education.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff through Sunday for victims of coronavirus pandemic

Friday, May 22, 2020

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Gov. Doug Burgum has directed government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff until sunset Sunday, May 24, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic.


Follow your curiosity, not the crowds this Memorial Day weekend

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 12:18 pm

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer, so make it your official kickoff to outdoor adventures and explore North Dakota. 


Commerce encourages immediate response from rural North Dakotans, as delivery of the census packets in rural communities resumes

Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 04:47 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce encourages rural residents to immediately respond to the Census 2020 survey as delivery of material packets resumes for the remaining rural residences in the state. 


In meeting with President Trump, Burgum highlights state-federal partnerships, continued testing support

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 04:40 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum met with President Donald Trump today at the White House, highlighting the benefits of state-federal partnerships to North Dakota’s COVID-19 response and recovery efforts and the need for continued federal support to fully execute the state’s testing strategy.


Burgum directs flags flown at half-staff Friday for Peace Officers Memorial Day; virtual vigil tonight

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 03:47 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has directed government agencies to fly the United States and North Dakota flags at half-staff on Friday, May 15, 2020, and encourages North Dakotans to do the same at their homes and businesses, in observance of Peace Officers Memorial Day.


Foster parents recognized for being creative at strengthening families by supporting connections during COVID-19

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 10:25 am

Gov. Doug Burgum has proclaimed May Children’s Foster Care Month in North Dakota to recognize the many individuals committed to strengthening families and ensuring the safety, permanency and well-being of children in foster care.


Burgum statement on federal agency pre-empting Washington state’s crude-by-rail law

Monday, May 11, 2020 at 09:10 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement today after the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) pre-empted a Washington state law that effectively banned rail shipments of Bakken crude to refineries in that state.