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CITY FAILED TO PREPARE AND POST NOTICE OF MEETING

April 6, 2022

The City of Benedict prepared an agenda for a regular meeting but failed to prepare and post a meeting notice. The city has remedied the violation by preparing detailed minutes of the meeting and publishing those minutes in the newspaper.


BOARD AUTHORITY TO HOLD SUBSEQUENT PUBLIC AUCTION

March 25, 2022

The Board of University & School Lands has authority to lease previously unleased lands through a subsequent public auction, and any such auction must be held at the county seat in the county where the land to be leased is situated.


AFFORDABLE FLOORING BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

March 11, 2022

Attorney General Drew H. Wrigley announced that Matthew Holden, doing business as Affordable Flooring, has been banned from doing business in the state of North Dakota.


ATTORNEY GENERAL DREW H. WRIGLEY

February 9, 2022

Drew H. Wrigley was sworn in today as the state’s 30th Attorney General. 


OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

January 31, 2022

The Office of Attorney General will be closed to the public beginning at 10:00 AM on Thursday February 3, 2022, so that agency employees can attend the funeral service for Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


ATTORNEY GENERAL WAYNE STENEHJEM

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. 


HETTINGER PUBLIC SCHOOL VIOLATED OPEN MEETING LAW

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.


UNREASONABLE DELAY IN RESPONDING TO RECORDS

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.


ATTORNEY GENERAL STENEHJEM WORKS TO STOP INTERNATIONAL SCAM CALLS

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. 


GROSS PRODUCTION AND OIL EXTRACTION TAX REVENUE

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.