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OPEN GOVERNMENT EVEN MORE IMPORTANT DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

March 18, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued guidance to public entities in response to questions about open meeting requirements during the current Coronavirus public health crisis. 

STENEHJEM CAUTIONS NORTH DAKOTANS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS-RELATED SCAMS

March 18, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem cautions North Dakota residents to be on the lookout for scam artists taking advantage of the current Coronavirus emergency to find new victims. 

McKENNA ROOFING BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

February 25, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order banning McKenna’s Roofing and its owner Joshua McKenna from conducting business in North Dakota. 

STATE “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONS

February 5, 2020

Jamestown High School Team #1 won the State LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition in Washington DC in April. 

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RECORDS CONTAINING ATTORNEY WORK PRODUCT

February 6, 2020

The Board of Accountancy violated the open records law when it withheld an entire email string as attorney work product when only the email from the Board’s litigation attorney to its general counsel was exempt. The Board was required to redact exempt or confidential information and turn over the remaining portions of the email string that were not protected.

NOTICE DID NOT INCLUDE LOCATION OR TIME OF SPECIAL MEETING

October 24, 2019

The Frontier Village Association violated multiple requirements of the open meetings law because it did not include the location or time of a special meeting on the agenda, or the legal authority for closing a portion of the meeting, and it also did not post the agenda or provide it to anyone who had asked to receive meeting notices.

ELIGIBILITY FOR SKILLED WORKFORCE STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

October 23, 2019

The skilled workforce student loan repayment program is available to graduates of four-year institutions if all other eligibility requirements are met. 

FREE LICENSE PLATE FOR VOLUNTEER RESPONDERS

October 22, 2019

The ND Department of Transportation is required to provide one free set of special license plates for an eligible volunteer responder, and to  waive the annual registration fee of one vehicle.