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ND refills rainy day fund with strong 2017-19 ending fund balance; 2019-21 biennium begins on high note

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today highlighted recent reports that North Dakota is replenishing its rainy-day Budget Stabilization Fund thanks to a strong finish to the 2017-19 biennium, while also starting the new biennium on a high note with July revenues coming in $42 million above forecast.


Burgum announces featured speakers for Main Street ND Summit

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:30 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced the featured speakers for the 2019 Main Street ND Summit, Oct. 29-31 at the Bismarck Event Center.


Educating North Dakota's future workers

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

A fleet of robots flies overhead. A driverless car takes someone to the grocery store. A computer system can do a person's taxes from just a picture of a tax form.


Burgum helps break ground on Aldevron expansion, highlights investment in ND’s technology sector

Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

Gov. Doug Burgum joined local, state and federal officials today to help Fargo-based biotechnology company Aldevron break ground on a 189,000-square-foot expansion, highlighting the investment in North Dakota’s technology sector.


Burgum appoints former Wyoming DOT director Panos to lead ND Department of Transportation

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 01:03 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed former Wyoming Department of Transportation director William T. Panos to lead the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), citing his extensive leadership experience and long history of managing major infrastructure projects and large organizations.

 


Third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education focuses on best practices, behavioral health

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 04:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today kicked off the third annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education, a two-day event focused on sharing best practices and addressing behavioral health challenges in the classroom.


Keynote speakers announced for third annual Recovery Reinvented hosted by Governor and First Lady

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 04:00 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and First Lady Kathryn Burgum are inviting the general public, Native American communities, business and community leaders, behavioral health providers, university and college representatives, health care providers and administrators, addiction recovery advocates, faith-based communities, first responders, law enforcement, families and more to join them for Recovery Reinvented on Nov. 12, 2019, at the Bismarck Event Center.


YWCA hosts Grand Opening of Grace Garden

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 10:00 am

$7.1 million supportive residence readies for domestic violence survivors

WEST FARGO, ND – YWCA Cass Clay unveiled a new $7.1 million permanent supportive residence called Grace Garden today with the help of their collaborative partners, dignitaries and guests. The national CEO of YWCA USA traveled from Washington, DC for the event.


Burgum appoints magistrate Pamela Nesvig to newly created South Central Judicial District judgeship

Monday, August 12, 2019 at 03:30 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed judicial referee and magistrate Pamela Nesvig of Bismarck to a newly created judgeship in the South Central Judicial District, effective Sept. 1.


UPDATED: Committee selects five members for new North Dakota Ethics Commission, thanks applicants

Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 02:00 pm

A committee tasked with selecting members of North Dakota’s newly created Ethics Commission reached consensus today on appointing the first five members to the voter-approved Commission. All five members have verbally accepted their appointment.