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Leaders in North Dakota's Oil Patch Push Census Involvement

Monday, March 2, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Community leaders in North Dakota's oil patch areas are ramping up efforts to encourage census involvement, noting that population totals have a decade-long impact on federal funding.


Census organizers face centuries-old issue of government mistrust

Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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The 2020 census is fast approaching, and organizers are employing a number of marketing ideas to put people at ease about participating in the once-per-decade tally of American households.


North Dakota Department of Commerce hosts successful Occupational Licensing Reform workgroup kickoff meeting

Friday, February 28, 2020 at 02:23 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce hosted the first Occupational Licensing Reform (OLR) workgroup meeting on Feb. 26. 

As a subcommittee of the North Dakota Workforce Development Council, the OLR workgroup is a joint effort between the Executive and Legislative branches that consists of legislators and a cross-functional group of individuals who represent those affected by North Dakota’s occupational licensing framework. 


GF - CENSUS COUNT

Monday, February 24, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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State and local leaders are gearing up for the 2020 census count. Starting the week of March 12th census forms will start arriving in mail boxes across the country. By April 1st every home should have received an invitation to participate in the count.


NDT - North Dakota Census 2020

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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NDT - North Dakota Census 2020


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

Friday, February 21, 2020 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum is encouraging school, community and church bands, orchestras and choirs across North Dakota to apply to serve as the Governor’s Official State Band/Orchestra Program and Choral Program for 2020.


Census workers prepare to count the homeless

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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Getting an accurate census count brings all sorts of challenges. That includes finding people who don't have a permanent place to live.


Importance of the 2020 Census

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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The 2020 Census has the goal of counting every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.


The 2020 census has major impacts on North Dakota

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

Census count affects funding for education, health care, legislative boundaries and more

This spring, the U.S. Census Bureau is conducting the decennial census across the nation. This event has occurred every 10 years since 1790 and plays a tremendous role in shaping our nation.


LIFT Committee awards $5 million in first round of funding

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 10:00 am

The Innovation Technology Loan Fund (LIFT) Committee awarded the first round of funding for the loan program last week.