April 3, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has appointed Douglas Nelson of Fargo as the new State Fire Marshal.
March 29, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order against Thomas Burke of Pennsylvania, for violations of the charitable solicitations and consumer fraud laws. Burke organized “Officers Down 5K” races in North Dakota ...
March 23, 2018
Another Court Victory for the State
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem applauds the Order issued today by U.S. Magistrate Judge Alice Senechal granting North Dakota’s request to proceed with its challenge to the “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) Rule.
March 21, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a Cease and Desist Order today against James Michael Austin, banning him from conducting business in North Dakota. Austin created a phony charity, Red Cross of Americas, Inc.
March 20, 2018
The State Board of Higher Education did not violate the open meetings laws when the Board chair gave a welcome at a social event and made reference to the agenda for the Board’s meeting the next day, because those comments were purely ministerial in nature.
March 14, 2018
Two unlicensed contractors - Collin Strehlow, dba NailedIt Home Improvements, and Anthony "Tony" Ronald Cline - have been banned from doing business in North Dakota after a district court found they had violated consumer fraud and licensing laws.
March 13, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today announced a settlement agreement that will release over $34 million belonging to North Dakota that has been held in an escrow account during a decade-long dispute between the state and the major tobacco companies.
March 7, 2018
The definition of “attorney consultation” was expanded in the 2017 Legislative Session. The City of Lincoln did not violate the law when it held an executive session to receive advice from the city attorney on the risks, strengths and weaknesses of possible actions moving forward regarding labor and employment complaints made by a city employee.
STENEHJEM STATEMENT ON NOMINATION OF BCI DIRECTOR DALLAS CARLSON AS NEXT US MARSHAL FOR NORTH DAKOTA
March 6, 2018
"I congratulate Dallas Carlson on his nomination by President Trump today as the US Marshal for North Dakota. Dallas has served North Dakota law enforcement well over his distinguished career, and ...
February 16, 2018
The city of Wildrose did not properly provide notice of a special meeting, in violation of the law. However, as the city held a subsequent properly noticed special meeting to discuss and confirm the actions at the improper meeting, and published minutes of the improperly noticed meeting, the city’s remedial steps were sufficient to remedy the violation.