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NORTH DAKOTA PREVAILS IN LAWSUIT AGAINST MINNESOTA’S ENERGY ACT

April 18, 2014

In a ruling issued earlier today, a federal judge struck down the restrictions imposed by Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act (NGEA) because it violates the Commerce Clause of the US Constitution by attempting to regulate the generation of electricity that occurs outside Minnesota’s borders. 


STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL WAYNE STENEHJEM

April 16, 2014

Response to Federal District Court Order re. State Abortion Law HB 1456


CRIMINAL CHARGES FILED AGAINST TRUCK DRIVER FOR ILLEGAL SALT WATER DUMP

April 15, 2014

Criminal charges have been filed against a Mountrail county truck driver accused of illegally dumping oil drilling waste, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.


STENEHJEM TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC MEDALIST ASHLEY WAGNER IN ALCOHOL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

April 8, 2014

Timed with April’s designation as Alcohol Awareness Month, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner teamed up with the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility to release a new alcohol awareness message. 


NORTH DAKOTA CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ALMOST $400,000 IN REFUNDS FROM NATIONAL E-BOOK PRICE FIXING SETTLEMENT

March 25, 2014

Attorney General, Wayne Stenehjem announced today that, starting this week, North Dakota consumers who purchased certain E-books between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012 will begin receiving refunds by account credits or checks.  


UNLICENSED CONTRACTORS BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN ND

March 18, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today issued Cease and Desist Orders against seven unlicensed contractors for violations of North Dakota’s consumer fraud laws, banning them from doing any business in North Dakota.


ABORTION LAWSUIT DISMISSED

March 14, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced today that the State has agreed to the request from the Red River Women’s Clinic to dismiss its lawsuit challenging a 2013 law.


TWENTY ARRESTED IN LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATION IN NORTHWEST ND

March 14, 2014

A two-day operation in the McKenzie county area involving agents with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, together with federal and local law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrest of 20 individuals, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


CONCEALED WEAPONS LICENSE APPLICATIONS BACK ON TRACK

March 5, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced today that Concealed Weapon Licenses are back on track after the backlog caused by the record-breaking 14,729 applications received in 2013, compared to 6,254 received in 2011. 


OLD TELEPHONE SCAM USES NEW TRICK

March 3, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warned North Dakotans that an old telephone scam has resurfaced in North Dakota, but with a new twist; the scam artists are spoofing the real customer service number of a North Dakota bank.