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PUBLIC INVITED TO NORTH DAKOTA PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL SERVICE

May 11, 2015

The state’s fallen law enforcement officers will be remembered on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. 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.


FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT GRANTS STATE’S MOTION TO JOIN CHALLENGE OF BLM’S AUTHORITY TO IMPOSE FRACKING REGULATIONS

April 24, 2015

The Federal District Court for the District of Wyoming has now issued an order permitting North Dakota to intervene as a party, joining the State of Wyoming, in a challenge to the US Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) authority to impose federal regulations on hydraulic fracturing practices.


STENEHJEM URGES CONSUMERS TO MAKE SURE CONTRACTOR IS FULLY LICENSED BEFORE PUTTING MONEY DOWN

March 9, 2015

Two unlicensed contractors - Amador Construction and OakHill Construction - have been banned from doing business in North Dakota, for a total of fourteen unlicensed contractors banned since January last year, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


AFTER WARNINGS ISSUED, SCAMMERS TRY NEW TACTICS

March 6, 2015

Earlier this week, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a warning to consumers about the IRS Enforcement Scam. Today, the scam artists are trying a new tactic in the hope of convincing consumers that this time, the call is legitimate.


NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK March 1-7, 2015

March 5, 2015

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joins federal, state and local organizations in recognizing the annual National Consumer Protection Week, which runs through March 7, 2015. 


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. 


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. 


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. 


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.