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Burgum signs legislation creating unified cybersecurity approach for North Dakota

Gov. Doug Burgum on Thursday signed Senate Bill 2110, a milestone that makes North Dakota the first state to authorize a central, shared service approach to cybersecurity strategy across all aspects of state government including state, local, legislative, judicial, K-12 education and higher education.  


Burgum vetoes Senate Bill 2055 for legislative overreach, unconstitutional delegation of power

Gov. Doug Burgum has vetoed Senate Bill 2055, citing legislative overreach and an unconstitutional delegation of power to the Legislature’s Budget Section.


Burgum applauds Judge Tunheim’s ruling allowing construction to proceed on F-M Area Diversion Project

Gov. Doug Burgum today applauded a much-anticipated ruling by Chief U.S. District Court Judge John Tunheim that modifies an injunction to allow construction to proceed on the critically important Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. 


Burgum announces retirement of NDDOT Director Tom Sorel, thanks him for leadership and service

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the retirement of North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Director Tom Sorel, thanking him for his leadership in launching the Vision Zero traffic safety initiative, planning for future transportation needs and adopting innovative technologies to improve services.


Burgum signs bill exempting military retirement benefits from state income tax

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed legislation that exempts military retirement benefits from state income tax, one of several proposals included in his executive budget recommendation designed to address the state’s workforce shortage.


Now Hiring: Growing North Dakota's workforce, with Michelle Kommer

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For the first time in recorded history, there are more jobs available in the United States than people seeking jobs


National Guard resources deployed to aid flood fights; Emergency Commission approves funding

The North Dakota National Guard and North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (DES) are deploying resources to Cass County and the city of LaMoure to assist in flood fighting efforts.


Main Street Student Advisory Committee to Meet April 11

BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Main Street Initiative Student Advisory Committee will meet April 11 at the North Dakota State Capitol. The group was formed as a cooperative effort between the Department of Public Instruction, Department of Commerce and the Office of the Governor to allow youth to share ideas to help build healthy, vibrant communities in North Dakota. 


UPDATED: Governor, First Lady participate in White House meetings on criminal justice and prison reform

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum today participated in White House meetings on criminal justice reform and prison reform and a celebration of the First Step Act, which President Trump signed into law last year to increase the likelihood of successful prisoner reentry.


Governor, First Lady to attend White House meetings on criminal justice, prison reform

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum today will attend White House meetings on criminal justice reform and prison reform and a celebration of the First Step Act, which President Trump signed into law last year to increase the likelihood of successful prisoner reentry.