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STENEHJEM STATEMENT ON PHMSA DECISION AFFECTING BAKKEN CRUDE OIL

May 11, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem: "I am pleased that the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration agreed with North Dakota’s position that the State of Washington does not have authority to regulate the transportation of Bakken crude oil ..."


STENEHJEM, MIDWEST ATTORNEYS GENERAL URGING FEDERAL INVESTIGATION OF MEAT PACKING INDUSTRY PRACTICES

May 5, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and the Attorneys General from ten other Midwestern states are urging the Department of Justice to pursue a federal investigation into suspected national price fixing by meat packers in the cattle industry.


EXECUTIVE SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT

April 29, 2020

The Bismarck Public School District’s announcement that the executive session was to discuss "complaints raised to the district" was sufficiently detailed because at the time of the meeting, the complaints themselves were confidential.


STATE’S NEW MEDICAID FRAUD UNIT PROSECUTES FIRST CASE

April 13, 2020

The state’s new Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has filed charges to begin prosecution of its first case, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


STENEHJEM - DON’T BE FOOLED BY A CORONAVIRUS SCAM

April 2, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakota residents to check the facts to avoid being fooled by a coronavirus-related scam.


SURGE IN SWEEPSTAKES SCAMS

April 1, 2020

Scam artists are profiting from unsuspecting elderly North Dakotans during this time of social distancing and social isolation, warned Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.


OPEN GOVERNMENT EVEN MORE IMPORTANT DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

March 18, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued guidance to public entities in response to questions about open meeting requirements during the current Coronavirus public health crisis. 


STENEHJEM CAUTIONS NORTH DAKOTANS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS-RELATED SCAMS

March 18, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem cautions North Dakota residents to be on the lookout for scam artists taking advantage of the current Coronavirus emergency to find new victims. 


McKENNA ROOFING BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

February 25, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order banning McKenna’s Roofing and its owner Joshua McKenna from conducting business in North Dakota. 


RECORDS CONTAINING ATTORNEY WORK PRODUCT

February 6, 2020

The Board of Accountancy violated the open records law when it withheld an entire email string as attorney work product when only the email from the Board’s litigation attorney to its general counsel was exempt. The Board was required to redact exempt or confidential information and turn over the remaining portions of the email string that were not protected.