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ND Emergency Commission votes to accept federal funds for COVID-19 response

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 at 02:00 pm

The North Dakota Emergency Commission voted today to accept up to $6 million in federal funds to contain and mitigate the spread of the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.


In fight against coronavirus, Burgum urges focus on protecting seniors and other higher-risk populations

Monday, March 9, 2020 at 06:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today urged North Dakotans to take precautions to protect themselves and especially senior citizens and other populations who are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus disease, COVID-19.


Burgum appoints Rindy to chair ND Public Employees Retirement System Board, thanks Dosch for service

Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed Mona Tedford Rindy of Portland, N.D., to chair the Board of Trustees of the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System (NDPERS) and thanked outgoing chair Mark Dosch for his service.


Burgum joins officials to announce Plug and Play coming to Fargo with focus on ag technology

Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today joined officials from Plug and Play to announce that the global innovation platform has selected Fargo as the site of its newest location, with a focus on agriculture technology. Plug and Play is launching the Fargo location with four founding partners: Bremer Bank, CHS, Microsoft Corp. and The OCP Group.


Whether online, by mail or phone, it’s time to be counted

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

The 2020 Census is officially less than a month away.  By the middle of March, most everyone will have received information about how they can be counted.


Leaders in North Dakota's Oil Patch Push Census Involvement

Monday, March 2, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Categories: all, Census 2020

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

Categories: all, Census 2020

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

Categories: all, Census 2020

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

Categories: all, Census 2020

NDT - North Dakota Census 2020