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HOVLAND UPHOLDS NORTH DAKOTA CORPORATE FARMING LAW

September 21, 2018

Earlier today, U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland upheld North Dakota’s Corporate Farming Law. The order comes as a result of a lawsuit filed in August of 2016 by the North Dakota Farm Bureau and several farmers who claimed that the Corporate Farming Law was unconstitutional.

FREE CREDIT FREEZES BEGINNING FRIDAY

September 18, 2018

Changes in federal law that take effect on Friday this week will make it even easier to protect consumers’ credit from identity theft, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Beginning September 21, 2018, placing a security freeze on a credit file is free.

NORTH DAKOTA SEEING SURGE OF “THREATENING MESSAGE” SCAM CALLS

September 13, 2018

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakota residents to ignore any telephone message that threatens them with arrest. These recorded messages are a scam.

ATTORNEY GENERAL STENEHJEM URGES CONGRESS TO CLOSE DEADLY FENTANYL LOOPHOLE

August 29, 2018

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bipartisan group of 52 state and territory attorneys general calling on Congress to help end the opioid epidemic and close a loophole in federal law that allows those who traffic deadly fentanyl to stay a step ahead of law enforcement.

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FREE SPEECH BUFFER ZONE AT POLLING PLACE

August 7, 2018

In order to protect voters from being approached from solicitation for sale or gathering of signatures, the statutory 100 feet free speech buffer zone may be measured from outside any entrance leading into a polling place.

TOWNSHIP HELD SPECIAL MEETING BUT DID NOT POST NOTICE

July 19, 2018

McKenzie Township violated the open meetings law when it held a special meeting but did not provide public notice. The township must amend the minutes to add additional details of the discussions held during the meeting.

FINAL ACTION TAKEN DURING EXECUTIVE SESSION VIOLATED LAW

July 19, 2018

The City of Lincoln violated the law when it took final action during the executive session portion of two special meetings.

EXPIRED RENAISSANCE ZONE DESIGNATION

July 16, 2018

If a city does not apply for an extension of its Renaissance Zone designation, it will expire. Once a Renaissance Zone designation expires, a city may not be approved for a new or reestablished renaissance zone.