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US SUPREME COURT OPINION: North Dakota v. E.P.A.

June 30, 2022

“Today North Dakota secured a landmark U.S. Supreme Court victory in one of the most important environmental and energy law cases in decades, firmly establishing the States’ role as an equal partner with the Federal government in regulating greenhouse gas emissions from power plants,” Attorney General Drew Wrigley said. “This is a tremendous victory for North Dakota and for every State.”

ATTORNEY GENERAL DREW WRIGLEY DELIVERS LETTER TO ND LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL IN RESPONSE TO DOBBS RULING

June 28, 2022

Attorney General Drew Wrigley delivered a letter to the ND Legislative Council in response to the Dobbs ruling.

STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL DREW WRIGLEY

June 24, 2022

Attorney General Drew Wrigley issued a statement regarding the United States Supreme Court Opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.

ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE RECOVERS SCAM VICTIM’S MONEY

June 24, 2022

The consumer protection division recently was able to recover $47,000 that a scam victim had wired to a fraudster, according to Attorney General Drew Wrigley.

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SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE REQUIREMENTS

July 1, 2022

The Lake Region District Health Board violated the law because it failed to properly post and include necessary information in a special meeting notice, and failed to notify the newspaper of the special meeting.

EXECUTIVE SESSION MUST BE LISTED ON SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE

May 19, 2022

Executive sessions must be specifically listed on the agenda for special meetings. The Williston Parks & Recreation District Board violated the open meetings laws because the meeting notice did not state that the only agenda item would be discussed in an executive session.

RECORDING OF EXECUTIVE SESSION IS PROTECTED

May 19, 2022

An executive session not only protects the closed or confidential records but also the governing body’s discussion of those protected records.

ANNOUNCEMENT MUST INCLUDE SPECIFIC LEGAL AUTHORITY FOR EXECUTIVE SESSION

May 13, 2022

When it voted to go into executive session for attorney consultation, the Stark County Commission failed to first announce the specific legal authority for holding the executive session. The Commission must amend its minutes to state the legal authority.