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.
December 17, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bipartisan coalition of states in two antitrust lawsuits against Google.
December 11, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a statement in response to the decision by the US Supreme Court to dismiss the lawsuit brought by the Texas Attorney General.
December 4, 2020
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem was advised late yesterday that the Army Corps of Engineers has reversed course on its policy regarding water withdrawals from the Missouri River, sometimes referred to as the “surplus water rule.”
November 24, 2020
“The Court’s decision today affirmed my earlier Opinion. This entire exercise was a waste of taxpayer dollars and time, all of which could have been avoided had the Governor come across the hall to receive legal advice from the person who was elected by the citizens of North Dakota to provide legal advice to state officials,” said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.