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Census Bureau Looking For More Workers

Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11:00 pm

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Census Day is April 1.

That’s why the North Dakota Department of Commerce is asking for your help with the upcoming Census.


North Dakota needs you to complete Census 2020 to receive equitable funding when every resident is counted.

Monday, December 2, 2019 at 11:00 pm

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Census Day, April 1, 2020, is drawing closer. 


Human Services extends deadline for organizations to apply for grant funding to support older adults in their homes and communities

Monday, December 2, 2019 at 09:57 am

North Dakota organizations now have until Monday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. Central Time, to apply for grant funding to help improve their capacity to develop, strengthen and integrate programs that allow older adults to remain in their homes and communities as long as possible. The original application deadline was today.


Governor, First Lady invite public to ‘Build Bridges of Hope’ at annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 10:43 am

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum encourage the public to join them for holiday readings, music and carols at the annual North Dakota State Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 in Memorial Hall at the Capitol. The theme of this year’s Christmas tree is “Building Bridges of Hope,” inspired by the first lady’s platform of eliminating the shame and stigma associated with the disease of addiction and encouraging others along the road to recovery.

 


From nailing a Target, to funding for health and human services, Census figures are key

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 11:00 pm

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Federal funding is a critical source of revenue for the Upper Missouri District Health Unit, providing funds for a variety of services like immunizations, tobacco prevention, HIV testing, and more to a four-county region.


Burgum stresses need for increased propane to FERC; thanks FMCSA for regional emergency declaration

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 03:56 pm

In a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) sent today, Gov. Doug Burgum underscored the severity of North Dakota’s propane distribution and supply issue and requested that the FERC take further action to increase the supply of propane to the state.

 


Burgum responds to presidential executive order concerning refugee resettlement

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today sent a letter of consent to Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo in response to an executive order issued by President Donald J. Trump on Sept. 26, 2019, concerning enhanced state and local involvement in refugee resettlement.


Burgum seeks extension for submitting information in support of presidential disaster declaration

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 01:24 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum submitted a letter Monday seeking an extension for the North Dakota Department of Emergency Services (NDDES) to finish compiling local preliminary damage assessments for a presidential disaster declaration following historic fall flooding that has caused millions of dollars in damage to public infrastructure.


Burgum welcomes report from watchdog group giving ND top marks for financial transparency

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 09:38 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today welcomed a report from the nonpartisan watchdog organization Truth in Accounting that gives North Dakota top marks for financial transparency.


2019 North Dakota Behavioral Health Conference reports record attendance

Friday, November 15, 2019 at 03:30 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division’s annual Behavioral Health Conference held at the Bismarck Event Center, Nov. 13-15 set an attendance record. More than 550 behavioral health clinicians, peer support specialists, health care professionals, community agencies, consumers and family members came together to learn about new behavioral health initiatives, connect with state and national behavioral health leaders and advance their skills.