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In call with Burgum, Acting Interior Secretary conveys support for Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

During a phone call today with Gov. Doug Burgum, Acting U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt expressed his support for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Medora. Bernhardt was nominated last week by President Donald Trump to become permanent Secretary of the Interior. The National Park Service is among the agencies and bureaus overseen by the Department of the Interior.


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.


Theodore Roosevelt V: A North Dakota Legacy

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Ted Roosevelt V, conservation advocate and great-great-grandson of our nation’s 26th President, has recently turned his attention towards a project in North Dakota: the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library. He joins us to discuss the legacy of TR in North Dakota and the future of this project.


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.