April 16, 2021
The Covid-19 Expert Panel created by the Mayor of Grand Forks was not subject to the open meetings laws because it was not created by the city council nor had it been delegated authority by the governing body.
February 24, 2021
The Steele County Commission did not violate the law when it held a meeting in the locked courthouse building, because it provided contact information in the notice and on all the courthouse access doors for the public to call to gain access to attend the meeting.
February 3, 2021
Bottineau High School won the State LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition which will be held in April.
February 2, 2021
The state finals of the LifeSmarts competition will be held in Bismarck tomorrow, Wednesday February 3, 2021.
January 15, 2021
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bi-partisan group of 50 Attorneys General in a letter to Acting US Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, condemning the January 6, 2021, riot that took place at the US Capitol.
January 4, 2021
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today announced that the investigation by his office into allegations of child sexual abuse by members of the North Dakota Catholic Dioceses has concluded.
December 31, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued an opinion clarifying the authority of the State Credit Union Board relating to certain types of acquisitions, sales, and mergers.
December 23, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today issued a Cease & Desist Order against Joseph Elkhatib, dba Sports Media Marketing, of Fort Worth, Texas.
December 23, 2020
The Ethics Commission has the constitutional authority to promulgate rules defining “lobby” and “lobbyist,” even if those definitions are broader than what has been adopted by the Legislature.
December 21, 2020
Individual members of a governing body may consult with staff members of a public entity without triggering the open meetings law. The Fargo Public School Board did not violate the open meetings law when the Chair of the Planning Committee met with a staff member.