Burgum announces CyberStart America competition

Friday, October 30, 2020 at 02:26 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the state’s participation in CyberStart America, an innovative, online cybersecurity competition sponsored by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation and SANS Institute. The competition encourages high school students to explore their aptitude for cybersecurity and computer science with a chance to win prizes and scholarships. Registration is open and play begins today. The competition runs through Feb. 28, 2021.

U.S. Department of Transportation selects NDDOT for next phase of UAS pilot program

Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12:35 pm

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced that the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) has been selected as one of eight participants in the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) BEYOND Program.

Burgum helps announce Amazon fulfillment center in Fargo, highlights economic development in ND

Friday, October 30, 2020 at 11:12 am

Calling it “an exciting day for North Dakota,” Gov. Doug Burgum joined officials in Fargo today as technology company Inc. announced the construction of its first fulfillment center in North Dakota, bringing more than 500 full-time jobs to Fargo with a state-of-the-art operation to pack and ship customer purchases.

Burgum welcomes Dr. Deborah Birx back to North Dakota to discuss coronavirus challenges, response

Monday, October 26, 2020 at 04:10 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford today welcomed White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx back to North Dakota for an update on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and continuing efforts to save lives and livelihoods.


2020 North Dakota Governors Photo Contest winners announced

Friday, October 23, 2020 at 12:52 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum along with North Dakota Tourism Director Sara Otte Coleman, North Dakota Council on the Arts Executive Director Kim Konikow and AAA of North Dakota Director Gene LaDoucer today presented the winning submissions from the 17th annual North Dakota Governor’s Photo Contest by live virtual event due to coronavirus social distancing protocols.

Money Follows the Person program stakeholders to meet Oct. 21 to discuss new federal supplemental funding for in-home and community services

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 12:53 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program stakeholders are gathering for a special meeting on Oct. 21, from noon to 2 p.m. Central Time, to discuss new supplemental federal funding available to support North Dakota’s efforts to strengthen in-home and community-based services for individuals with disabilities.

ND Medicaid expands access to behavioral health services, hosts training for providers on new coverage options

Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 11:46 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services has proposed several amendments to its Medicaid State Plan to expand access to behavioral health services for individuals eligible for traditional Medicaid coverage.

North Dakota Department of Commerce awarded funds for apprenticeship project  

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 02:19 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the agency was awarded $694,317 through the U.S. Department of Labor Apprenticeship State Expansion Grant.  

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief grants now available for K-12 schools in North Dakota

Monday, October 12, 2020 at 03:05 pm

Competitive grants are now available to K-12 school districts for developing and improving the availability of distance or remote learning techniques and technologies, Gov. Doug Burgum announced today.

Burgum signs memorandum to open new U.S. Indian Police Academy to address law enforcement needs

Friday, October 9, 2020 at 12:57 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today joined U.S. Sen. John Hoeven and other officials for the opening of the new U.S. Indian Police Academy Advanced Training Center at the North Dakota National Guard’s Camp Grafton training facility near Devils Lake, praising the project as key to meeting law enforcement needs in Indian Country and making communities safer.