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EPA AFFIRMS EARLIER APPROVAL OF NORTH DAKOTA'S REGIONAL HAZE PLAN

February 12, 2015

Governor Jack Dalrymple and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem applaud the EPA’s decision earlier this week to affirm North Dakota’s air quality protection plan for two North Dakota coal-powered electric generating plants. 


JAMESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL TAKES STATE “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONSHIP

February 11, 2015

Jamestown High School team #1 won the state LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition. 


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

February 10, 2015

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


SCAM ARTISTS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF RECENT ANTHEM DATA BREACH

February 10, 2015

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns North Dakota residents that scam artists are taking advantage of the recent data breach at Anthem, Inc., which services the Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance networks nationwide. 


STATEMENT FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL WAYNE STENEHJEM - IMMIGRATION REFORM

December 10, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined 24 Attorneys General and Governors in a lawsuit challenging the executive action taken by President Obama, alleging the President exceeded his authority and Constitutional power on immigration reform.


GOVERNOR DALRYMPLE’S PROPOSED BUDGET ADDRESSES CRITICAL PUBLIC SAFETY NEEDS

December 3, 2014

Details of the proposed 2015-17 biennium budget for the Office of Attorney General were released today during Governor Dalrymple’s budget address. 


PHONY IRS CALLS STILL CIRCULATING IN NORTH DAKOTA

November 28, 2014

Earlier this year, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued warnings about a scam involving fake IRS calls. In the last two weeks, there has been a surge in the number of calls received by North Dakota residents and reported to the Attorney General’s office.


PHONY IRS CALLS STILL CIRCULATING IN NORTH DAKOTA

November 28, 2014

Earlier this year, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued warnings about a scam involving fake IRS calls. 


STENEHJEM BANS CONVICTED FELON FROM DOING BUSINESS IN THE STATE

November 25, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order banning Chad Peda and Somer Hilleboe, doing business as CS Companies, Inc., of Horace, North Dakota, from conducting business in the state.


“LOWER INTEREST RATE” PRE-RECORDED MESSAGE SCAM

November 25, 2014

North Dakota consumers have seen a recent surge in the “lower interest rate” pre-recorded message scams, but Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has taken action today to put a stop to one scam artist.