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2020 Main Street ND Summit speakers announced

Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 11:22 am


Burgum approves help for Oregon wildfire efforts through Emergency Management Assistance Compact

Monday, September 14, 2020 at 04:37 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum has approved an Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC) request from the state of Oregon for a firefighter task force to support the response to suppressing the deadly wildfires there. An EMAC is an emergency response mechanism that allows states to send personnel, equipment and commodities to assist with response and recovery efforts in other states.


First Lady to participate in White House roundtable discussion on Recovery-Friendly Workplaces

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 02:24 pm

First Lady Kathryn Burgum will participate in a White House roundtable discussion on recovery-friendly workplaces from 1 to 3 p.m. CT Thursday, Sept. 3. The session, titled “Recovery at Work: Celebrating Connections,” will focus on how employers, state and local governments, and other community leaders have joined hands to expand employment opportunities for Americans in recovery.


Three eastern North Dakota communities to receive Main Street Initiative Vibrancy Grant funding

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 12:17 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that three communities in eastern North Dakota were recommended to receive funding from the Main Street Initiative Vibrancy Grant.


Burgum, Sanford welcome Secretary Brouillette, highlight state’s nuclear mission, energy industry

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 06:07 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford welcomed U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette to North Dakota today, highlighting the importance of Minot Air Force Base’s nuclear mission and the state’s coal, oil and natural gas industries to the United States’ economic and national security.


Burgum statement on Army recommending DOJ enter settlement talks with ND over DAPL protest costs

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 02:22 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement today after the Army recommended that the U.S. Department of Justice should engage in settlement talks over North Dakota’s claim that the federal government should reimburse the state for $38 million in costs related to the Dakota Access Pipeline protests. 


Burgum requests presidential major disaster declaration for severe summer storm damage

Monday, August 31, 2020 at 04:54 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today requested a presidential major disaster declaration for a severe summer storm that caused flash flooding in several counties and resulted in more than $5 million in damage to roads and other infrastructure. 


Burgum applauds Supreme Court ruling upholding 2017 law designed to treat mineral rights owners fairly

Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 05:39 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum issued the following statement today after the North Dakota Supreme Court upheld Senate Bill 2134, which he signed into law in 2017. The legislation, introduced by then-state Sen. Kelly Armstrong, provides an appropriate process for the state Board of University and School Lands (Land Board) to refund money to owners of oil and gas mineral rights under Lake Sakakawea (outside of MHA Nation) where the state had incorrectly assumed ownership. Burgum was named as a defendant in the lawsuit along with the North Dakota Industrial Commission, the Land Board and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.


Commerce Special Business Briefing covering the Economic Resiliency Grant application process now available online

Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 03:34 pm

A recording of today’s four-part Special Business Briefing that provided step-by-step instruction on the Economic Resiliency Grant (ERG) application process is now available online for those who were not able to join the call due to technical issues with state emails.