December 30, 2021
The requirement for recusal of a public official if there is an appearance of bias to a reasonable person is not manifestly contrary to the federal constitution and therefore likely to be upheld by a court of competent jurisdiction.
December 17, 2021
Horse Race North Dakota violated the open meetings laws because the notice of its August 26, 2021, meeting did not include the information necessary to join the remotely held meeting or an agenda, and because it failed to provide proper notice to the public.
December 13, 2021
As the holidays approach, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakotans that gift cards are for gifts. “Only buy gift cards if you are giving them as gifts to family or friends, because gift cards are a favorite tool used by scam artists,” cautioned Stenehjem.
STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL STENEHJEM IN RESPONSE TO NATIONWIDE SUSPENSION OF FEDERAL CONTRACTOR MANDATE
December 7, 2021
Earlier today, federal district court Judge R. Stan Baker in Georgia issued a nationwide preliminary injunction suspending the federal contractor vaccine mandate. “The Biden administration has yet again exceeded its authority in apparent disregard of the Constitution and the rule of law,” said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.
November 29, 2021
This morning, the United States District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, issued a preliminary injunction halting the Biden Administration from enforcing its vaccine mandate on healthcare workers.
November 16, 2021
On November 16, 2021, the Cass County District Court entered judgment against Dave Hansen, doing business as Hansen Elevator Service, after determining that he had engaged in violations of the consumer protection law.
November 11, 2021
Provided that in-state firms are qualified and investment decisions are consistent with the prudent investor rule, the State Investment Board may give preference to in-state firms when investing the legacy fund.
November 10, 2021
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today joined a lawsuit challenging the vaccine mandate that the Biden Administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) seeks to impose on healthcare workers.
November 8, 2021
City officials with the City of Oberon blatantly violated the open records laws when they failed to respond to a record request for three months until after being contacted by this office, took a further three months to provide only partial records, and still have not provided the remaining records.
November 5, 2021
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today joined an eleven-state coalition in filing a lawsuit against the Biden Administration to halt the vaccine mandate on private employers with more than 100 employees.