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AG WRIGLEY ANNOUNCES GUILTY VERDICT IN CASE PROSECUTED BY MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT

October 11, 2022

A jury found Gracious Weah guilty of Aggravated Assault causing permanent impairment and Reckless Endangerment, on September 23, in Barnes County.  


NORTH DAKOTA PROFESSIONAL HEALTH PROGRAM IS A PUBLIC ENTITY SUBJECT TO OPEN RECORDS AND MEETINGS LAWS

October 11, 2022

The North Dakota Attorney General has determined that the North Dakota Professional Health Program is a Public Entity pursuant to N.D.C.C. § 44-04-17.1 and is, therefore, subject to open records and meetings laws.


SUPERINTENDENT’S REINTEGRATION COMMITTEE DOES NOT MEET THE STATUTORY DEFINITION OF A GOVERNING BODY

September 29, 2022

The Minot Public School District No. 1 did not violate the open meetings law because the Reintegration Committee was formed by the Superintendent under his administrative duties pursuant to Minot Public School Board policy and does not meet the statutory requirement of a governing body.


SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE COMPLIED WITH OPEN MEETINGS LAW BUT DELAY IN PROVIDING RECORDS VIOLATED OPEN RECORDS LAW

September 29, 2022

The North Prairie Regional Water District Board did not violate the open meetings laws because it complied with the notice requirements for its special meeting.  The Board did, however, violate the open records law for failing to provide copies of the meeting minutes for over one month from the date of the request.


MEETING NOTICE COMPLIED WITH OPEN MEETINGS REQUIREMENTS

September 29, 2022

The Lewis & Clark Public School Board did not violate the law because it complied with the notice requirements for its special meeting.


PERSONAL NOTICE MUST BE PROVIDED FOR SPECIAL MEETING

September 29, 2022

The Lewis & Clark Public School Board violated the law because it failed to provide proper personal notice of its special meeting.


NEWSPAPER MUST BE NOTIFIED OF ADMINISTRATIVE NUISANCE HEARINGS

September 28, 2022

The City of Crosby violated the open meetings laws by failing to prepare a notice or agenda, failing to post notice at any of the required locations, and by failing to provide notice to the newspaper of a special meeting.  The City of Crosby also violated the open records law by improperly denying requested records based on attorney client privilege.


NORTH DAKOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL DREW WRIGLEY STATEMENT ON ELLINGSON MURDER

September 23, 2022

North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley today issued the following statement about the violent death of 18-year-old Cayler Ellingson.


PRESS CONFERENCE: ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DISCUSS SUPREME COURT OPINION REGARDING PETITION FRAUD

September 7, 2022

Attorney General Drew H. Wrigley will hold a news conference to discuss the North Dakota Supreme Court’s opinion in Hendrix v. Jaeger.

The news conference will be held in the Memorial Hall of the Capitol Building at 3:00 PM on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.


PRESS CONFERENCE: ATTORNEY GENERAL TO RELEASE 2021 CRIME STATISTICS

September 7, 2022

Attorney General Drew H. Wrigley will hold a news conference to highlight the 2021 North Dakota crime statistics and trends.