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Burgum to host fifth annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education next week

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 03:44 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum will welcome teachers, students, school administrators and community leaders to the fifth annual Governor’s Summit on Innovative Education on Monday, June 7, at the Bismarck Event Center and virtually.


Burgum urges EPA Administrator Regan to support federal investment in innovation, avoid one-size-fits-all regulation during visit to North Dakota

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 01:17 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today urged U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan to support federal investment in research and innovation – including carbon capture, storage and utilization in the coal, oil and gas, and ethanol industries – as the path forward for meeting America’s carbon management goals.


Funding allows North Dakota to enhance its rent relief program to help more households

Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 12:51 pm

Once fully implemented, it will help prevent evictions and build greater financial stability.

BISMARCK, N.D. – In the final days of the recent North Dakota legislative session, lawmakers authorized access to almost $352 million in federal resources to transform the state’s Emergency Rent Bridge (ERB) into a more comprehensive rental assistance program. Called ND Rent Help, the program will aid more North Dakotans with the goal of helping restore their economic well-being and housing stability.


Burgum joins Bakken Energy, Mitsubishi Power in announcing partnership to create hydrogen hub in ND

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 02:38 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford today joined officials from Bakken Energy LLC and Mitsubishi Power Americas Inc. as they announced a strategic partnership agreement to establish a world-class clean hydrogen hub in North Dakota.


Commerce announces new grant opportunity for venue-based businesses

Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 03:56 pm

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the Events and Support Services Grant (ESSG) application window will open June 10, at 10 a.m. CST. 


Commerce announces new grant opportunity for travel agents and tour operators

Thursday, May 27, 2021 at 10:08 am

The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that the Travel Agent and Tour Operators Grant (TATO) application window will begin June 1, at 10 a.m. CST. 


Governor seeks nominations for the 2021 Main Street Awards

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at 12:31 pm

Nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Main Street Awards, a program of North Dakota’s Main Street Initiative (MSI), are now being accepted through Aug. 13, 2021. 


Burgum appoints Gracie Lian as student member on North Dakota Board of Higher Education

Monday, May 17, 2021 at 12:11 pm

Gov. Doug Burgum today appointed University of North Dakota student Gracie Lian to a one-year term as the student representative on the state Board of Higher Education.


Agency recognizes National Foster Care Month and announces extended support for former foster youth affected by the pandemic

Monday, May 17, 2021 at 10:38 am

The North Dakota Department of Human Services and partner agencies are recognizing National Foster Care Month in May 2021, which honors foster parents for providing safety, stability and support to children and youth in foster care, while also serving as mentors to children and families in crisis.


Burgum thanks Steinwand for service after Game and Fish Department director announces retirement

Monday, May 17, 2021 at 10:02 am

Gov. Doug Burgum today thanked Terry Steinwand Director North Dakota Game and Fish Department for his more than 15 years of transformational leadership of the agency, after Steinwand announced his retirement effective July 31.