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Agency seeks public comments on peer support certification process; holds public input meeting Nov. 14 in Bismarck

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 12:40 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Behavioral Health Division is seeking public input on the development of the state’s peer support specialist certification process. The division is hosting a community meeting on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Bismarck Event Center, Prairie Rose Room 101.


North Dakota Information Technology office announces new Chief Information Security Officer

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 11:20 am

North Dakota Chief Information Officer Shawn Riley today announced Kevin Ford as chief information security officer (CISO). Ford, a native of Calvert County Maryland, brings more than a decade of experience overseeing information security and cyber-risk management practices for private and public sector clients, including the federal government and Fortune 100 companies.


Burgum waives restrictions on hay and livestock hauling to help producers impacted by wet conditions

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 10:19 am

To help ranchers struggling with abnormally wet conditions for this time of year, Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order waiving hours of service requirements, fees and certain load restrictions for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting hay and livestock.


Reinvention at work: Unified approach to online platforms helps avoid more than $1 million in cost

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 11:27 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today unveiled two reinvention success stories that highlight the administration’s shared values of Working as One and Citizen Focused: the continued expansion of a standardized state website platform and the planned deployment of a statewide photo and video digital asset management system.

 


Burgum urges Customs and Border Protection not to reduce hours at ports of entry on ND-Manitoba border

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 09:54 am

Gov. Doug Burgum is urging U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) not to reduce hours of operation at three ports of entry on the North Dakota-Manitoba border.


2020 Census Breakdown with Kevin Iverson

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 08:00 am

Categories: all, Census 2020

Kevin Iverson Demographer in the North Dakota Department of Commerce is on Afternoons Live with Tyler Axness to discuss the upcoming 2020 census.


Commerce takes steps to strengthen internal controls

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:05 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce has enhanced several controls as recommended in a recent audit report to ensure that contracting and procurement guidelines are consistently followed.

 


ND awarded grant to improve child support case management and collections over state lines and tribal borders

Monday, November 4, 2019 at 04:21 pm

The North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Child Support Division, along with the Three Affiliated Tribes’ Division of Child Support Enforcement, received a $500,000 federal grant to improve intergovernmental child support case management and collections.


Burgum waives hours of service for haulers of propane, gasoline and diesel

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 02:28 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order granting a waiver of hours of service requirements for drivers of commercial vehicles transporting propane, gasoline and diesel fuel to retail suppliers.


Burgum receives update from TC Energy CEO on oil pipeline leak, urges swift cleanup and remediation

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 07:46 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum received an update Thursday from TC Energy President and CEO Russell Girling regarding efforts to clean up oil that leaked from the company’s Keystone pipeline in northeast North Dakota.