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Northern Plains UAS Test Site Successfully Completes FAA’s UTM Pilot Program

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 03:10 pm

Last month, the Northern Plains UAS Test Site and its partners hosted members of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for an event to highlight the successes of its participation in the UAS Traffic Management Pilot Program.


At Tribal Leaders Summit, Burgum highlights progress, opportunities for further state-tribal collaboration

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today highlighted recent progress made in state-tribal relations, as well as opportunities for further collaboration, during the 23rd annual Tribal Leaders Summit and Tradeshow hosted by United Tribes Technical College (UTTC) at the Bismarck Event Center.


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

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 03:02 pm

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

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 04:42 pm

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

Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 03:45 pm

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

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 05:30 pm

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

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 10:20 am

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

Monday, August 26, 2019 at 02:00 pm

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

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

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

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:30 am

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