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Applications being accepted for Governor’s Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:15 am

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

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 09:00 am

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

Friday, February 8, 2019 at 08:00 am

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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

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 04:30 pm

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

Monday, February 4, 2019 at 03:30 pm

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

Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 08:00 am

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Our first episode featured Leann Bertsch, director of the North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. 


Burgum: Support mounting for Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum

Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today met with reporters to discuss budget priorities for the ongoing legislative session, including mounting support for the proposed Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum at Medora, N.D.

 


Governor, tribal leaders honor tribal flags now being displayed in North Dakota Capitol

Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 07:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford today joined leaders of the five tribal nations that share geography with North Dakota for a ceremony honoring and celebrating their tribal flags, now on display in the state Capitol for the first time as directed by the governor during his State of the State address on Jan. 3.


Burgum statement on nomination of Peter Welte for U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 08:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum released the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced the nomination of former Grand Forks County State’s Attorney Peter Welte to serve as a U.S. District Court judge for North Dakota.


Northern Plains UAS Test Site Announces Research Collaboration With FAA

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 08:00 am

The Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site announced today a research initiative with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the implementation, operation, and maintenance of UAS Traffic Management (UTM) systems in the National Airspace System.