January 28, 2022
It is with the utmost sadness that the Office of Attorney General announces that Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem passed away unexpectedly on Friday January 28, 2022.
January 19, 2022
Hettinger Public School Board violated the open meetings law by holding an executive session without the proper legal authority and then by discussing topics outside those that were announced.
January 19, 2022
Stark County Commission violated the law when it took eleven days to acknowledge a request for records, failed to communicate with the requester about the delay, and ultimately took more than two months to provide the records.
January 14, 2022
This week, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bipartisan group of attorneys general in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt measures to help stem the tide of foreign-based illegal robocalls that attempt to scam Americans.
January 4, 2022
When distributing funds, the Treasurer should not take into account the gross production and oil extraction tax revenue derived from oil and gas exploration and production from wells located on reservation lands.
December 30, 2021
The requirement for recusal of a public official if there is an appearance of bias to a reasonable person is not manifestly contrary to the federal constitution and therefore likely to be upheld by a court of competent jurisdiction.
December 17, 2021
Horse Race North Dakota violated the open meetings laws because the notice of its August 26, 2021, meeting did not include the information necessary to join the remotely held meeting or an agenda, and because it failed to provide proper notice to the public.
December 13, 2021
As the holidays approach, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakotans that gift cards are for gifts. “Only buy gift cards if you are giving them as gifts to family or friends, because gift cards are a favorite tool used by scam artists,” cautioned Stenehjem.
STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL STENEHJEM IN RESPONSE TO NATIONWIDE SUSPENSION OF FEDERAL CONTRACTOR MANDATE
December 7, 2021
Earlier today, federal district court Judge R. Stan Baker in Georgia issued a nationwide preliminary injunction suspending the federal contractor vaccine mandate. “The Biden administration has yet again exceeded its authority in apparent disregard of the Constitution and the rule of law,” said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.