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FIFTY-FOUR ATTORNEYS GENERAL URGE CONGRESS TO TAKE ACTION AGAINST ROBOCALLS

March 8, 2019

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined attorneys general nationwide in urging the US Senate to enact the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, legislation to curb illegal robocalls and spoofing.

STATE “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONS

February 13, 2019

Burke Central High School Team won the state LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition in Florida in April.

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS COMPETING FOR CHANCE AT NATIONAL FINALS

February 11, 2019

Fifteen teams of students from nine North Dakota High Schools will compete in the LifeSmarts state finals in Bismarck on Wednesday this week announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 

SETTLEMENT WITH FOR-PROFIT NATIONAL EDUCATION COMPANY BENEFITS ITS FORMER STUDENTS

January 16, 2019

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced that 151 North Dakota former students of the for-profit education company Career Education Corp will receive student loan debt relief totaling more than $340,000. 

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APPROPRIATION BONDS

March 18, 2019

Bonds payable from appropriations made by the Legislative Assembly must be subject to modification or repeal by future legislative assemblies in order to be upheld against a constitutional debt limit challenge.

AERONAUTICS COMMISSION CERTIFICATIONS

March 1, 2019

Payment of the aircraft excise tax is a condition of registration and must be paid before the Aeronautics Commission may issue an aircraft registration certificate.

HIGHWAY TAX DISTRIBUTION FUND

December 14, 2018

Transfers from the highway tax distribution fund to the ethanol production incentive fund to provide incentive payments to ethanol plants pursuant to statute are presumed constitutional until declared otherwise by a court.

SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE INSUFFICIENT

December 11, 2018

The city of Belfield violated the law because its special meeting notice did not provide sufficient details about the topic to be discussed or the legal authority for holding an executive session, and the city failed to provide notice to the official newspaper, as required.