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ND - CENSUS COUNT

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

North Dakota’s population hit a new record high in 2019. The latest census estimate pushes the state’s headcount to 762,062 as of July 1st. That’s an increase of 3,982 from last year’s revised estimate.


Qualifying children enrolled in ND’s Children’s Health Insurance Program will have access to more coverage benefits January 1

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 10:27 am

About 2,000 qualifying North Dakota children enrolled in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) will transition to traditional Medicaid coverage and have access to more health and dental benefits beginning Jan. 1, 2020. This change will happen automatically, and families can expect a seamless transition with no gaps in coverage. 


North Dakota sets record population

Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

North Dakota's population reached a record this year, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau estimate.


Minot to launch census campaign

Monday, December 30, 2019 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

The City of Minot will be launching a campaign in January to encourage residents to be counted when the national census officially rolls out in March.


Burgum welcomes new record population estimate, recognizes need for complete census count in 2020

Monday, December 30, 2019 at 02:45 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

Gov. Doug Burgum today welcomed the latest estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau that show North Dakota’s population reached a new all-time high of 762,062 residents as of July 1, 2019, an increase of 3,982 from last year’s revised estimate of 758,080. 


Burgum announces resignation of Melissa Baker, thanks her for leadership of Parks and Recreation

Friday, December 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the resignation of North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) Director Melissa Baker, thanking her for her leadership in promoting outdoor recreation and improving the accessibility of North Dakota’s state parks.


Burgum statement on House of Representatives voting to approve USMCA trade deal

Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 05:36 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after the House of Representatives voted to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).


Burgum applauds confirmation of Dan Traynor to federal judgeship in North Dakota

Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 04:48 pm

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


Burgum announces relocation of 3D printer business to Fargo, bringing tech jobs and innovation to ND

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 01:31 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced that manufacturing and business operations for the popular LulzBot brand of 3D printers are being relocated to Fargo after the business was acquired last month by longtime Fargo entrepreneur Ron Bergan.