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STATE FIRE MARSHAL URGES CAUTION WHEN USING FIREWORKS

June 27, 2016

The sale of fireworks in North Dakota starts today and continues through July 5, said State Fire Marshal Jeffrey Huber. 


FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT STRIKES DOWN BLM’S FRACKING RULES

June 22, 2016

In a decision filed late yesterday, a federal judge struck down the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) March 2015 fracking rule. The state of North Dakota, through Attorney General Stenehjem’s office, was a party to the lawsuit.


NORTH DAKOTA VICTORIOUS IN 8TH CIRCUIT CASE CHALLENGING MINNESOTA’S ENERGY LAWS

June 15, 2016

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed a federal judge’s ruling that struck down as unconstitutional the restrictions imposed by Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act (NGEA). 


STENEHJEM SHUTS DOWN ANOTHER CREDIT CARD INTEREST RATE REDUCTION SCAM OPERATION

June 9, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has banned Clarency “Harry” Wahl, of Orlando, Florida, doing business as Life Management Services of Orange County and LPS of Fla.


ATTORNEY GENERAL SUES CONTRACTOR FOR VIOLATING CONSUMER FRAUD LAW

June 8, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today filed a lawsuit against contractor Steven Kapfer of Bismarck, doing business as Rebuilding Dreams, for violations of North Dakota’s consumer fraud law.


PUBLIC INVITED TO NORTH DAKOTA PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL SERVICE

May 11, 2016

The state’s fallen law enforcement officers will be remembered on Friday, May 13, 2016. The North Dakota Peace Officer Memorial service will be held in Bismarck on the capitol grounds beginning at 1:30 pm. It is open to the public.


NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

April 29, 2016

Tomorrow is national prescription drug “Take Back Day.” Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakota residents who want to know how to safely dispose of unused prescription and over the counter medications that they can turn to the state’s year-round Take Back program.


CONCEALED WEAPON LICENSE INSTRUCTOR LOSES LICENSE

April 6, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has revoked the concealed weapon instructor license for Ross Walther of Garrison, ND, effective March 23, 2016. 


U.S. SUPREME COURT GRANTS NORTH DAKOTA’S REQUEST TO STAY CLEAN POWER PLAN RULE

February 9, 2016

“I am extremely pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court today granted North Dakota’s request to stay the US EPA’s ‘Clean Power Plan’ Rule, which is intended to regulate so-called ‘greenhouse gas,’ or carbon dioxide, emissions from existing electricity generating plants,” North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said. 


HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BATTLE IT OUT FOR SPOT AT NATIONAL LIFESMARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 9, 2016

Ten teams of students from seven North Dakota High Schools will compete in the LifeSmarts state finals tomorrow, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.