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Olympic gold medalist to share recovery story with Governor, First Lady at ‘Recovery Reinvented’

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Olympic gold medalist Riley Salmon will share his story of addiction and recovery with Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum at the third annual “Recovery Reinvented.” Registration is now open for the Nov. 12 event in Bismarck, which will include opportunities for the public to share personal videos of addiction and recovery and connect with recovery resources and services.


Burgum releases statement on EPA proposal to update air regulations for the oil and gas industry

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Gov. Doug Burgum today released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency announced its proposal to update air regulations for the oil and gas industry.


Governor names Jace Beehler as policy director for the Burgum-Sanford administration

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Gov. Doug Burgum today named policy advisor and Grand Forks native Jace Beehler to the role of policy director for the Burgum-Sanford administration, effective Oct. 1.


Burgum congratulates Traynor on nomination to federal judgeship in North Dakota

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Gov. Doug Burgum today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump nominated Devils Lake attorney Daniel Traynor to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota.


North Dakota Department of Transportation and Northern Plains UAS Test Site Support Successful UAS Test Flights in Urban Environment, Over People

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and the Northern Plains UAS Test Site (NPUASTS) facilitated successful UAS (drone) flights in an urban environment. These flights were operated by AirBus Aerial, and SkySkopes, with assistance from NPUASTS, to inspect Xcel Energy electric system infrastructure in Grand Forks.


Burgum: Trade deal with Japan will benefit North Dakota producers, strengthen partnership

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Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today regarding the White House’s announcement that President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe have reached a trade agreement in principle.


ND refills rainy day fund with strong 2017-19 ending fund balance; 2019-21 biennium begins on high note

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Gov. Doug Burgum today highlighted recent reports that North Dakota is replenishing its rainy-day Budget Stabilization Fund thanks to a strong finish to the 2017-19 biennium, while also starting the new biennium on a high note with July revenues coming in $42 million above forecast.


Burgum announces featured speakers for Main Street ND Summit

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Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the featured speakers for the 2019 Main Street ND Summit, Oct. 29-31 at the Bismarck Event Center.


Educating North Dakota's future workers

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A fleet of robots flies overhead. A driverless car takes someone to the grocery store. A computer system can do a person's taxes from just a picture of a tax form.


Burgum helps break ground on Aldevron expansion, highlights investment in ND’s technology sector

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Gov. Doug Burgum joined local, state and federal officials today to help Fargo-based biotechnology company Aldevron break ground on a 189,000-square-foot expansion, highlighting the investment in North Dakota’s technology sector.