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STENEHJEM REINSTATES LICENSE FOR POWERHOUSE GAMING

October 14, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has reinstated the license for Powerhouse Gaming, Inc., an electronic pull tab device manufacturer whose license the Attorney General suspended in July, 2020. 


EFFECT OF VOTES CAST FOR A DECEASED CANDIDATE FOR POLITICAL OFFICE

October 13, 2020

A deceased candidate may be declared to have been elected in the event a sufficient number of votes were cast for the candidate, but because a deceased candidate will be unable to discharge the duties of the office at the specified time, the office will be deemed vacant.


NORTH DAKOTA SEEING SCAM CALLS CLAIMING TO BE FROM MEDICARE

October 1, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem advises all North Dakota residents to hang up immediately if they receive a call supposedly from Medicare. The calls are a scam, the latest variation of the “government agency” phishing scam. 


MANDAN POLICE DEPARTMENT RECORDS

September 30, 2020

The Mandan Police Department violated the open records laws when it improperly redacted information such as the breed, species, color and sex of dogs involved in two dog attack incidents from the records it provided.


BILLINGS COUNTY PROPERLY NOTICED ITS MEETINGS

September 23, 2020

The Billing county commission properly noticed its meetings.


SCHOOL BOARD AUTHORITY TO DONATE OR SELL REAL PROPERTY

September 23, 2020

If neither political subdivision has statutory or home rule authority to donate or sell real property at less than fair market value, a school board may not sell or donate property at less than fair market value to a city as part of a dissolution of a school district through a joint powers agreement.


APPROVAL OF THE BUDGET FOR THE DISTRICT BOARD OF HEALTH

September 23, 2020

A county commission has a statutory duty to sit on the joint board of county commissioners to approve the budget of a health district.


DISTRICT COURT ENTERS JUDGMENT AGAINST SPA D’ATHENA

September 23, 2020

The Burleigh county district court has entered a judgment against the defunct Spa D’Athena and its owners, Jill Becker and Brent Voorhees.


NORTH DAKOTA TRANSMISSION AUTHORITY

September 15, 2020

The North Dakota Transmission Authority has the statutory authority to acquire an existing transmission facility.