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NOTICE DID NOT INCLUDE LOCATION OR TIME OF SPECIAL MEETING

October 24, 2019

The Frontier Village Association violated multiple requirements of the open meetings law because it did not include the location or time of a special meeting on the agenda, or the legal authority for closing a portion of the meeting, and it also did not post the agenda or provide it to anyone who had asked to receive meeting notices.


NORTH DAKOTA SUBMITS REBUTTAL COMMENTS TO US DEPT OF TRANSPORTATION

October 24, 2019

North Dakota has submitted rebuttal comments to the US Department of Transportation, continuing its effort to overturn a recently passed Washington state law regulating the volatility of crude oil transported by rail for loading and unloading in that state. 


ELIGIBILITY FOR SKILLED WORKFORCE STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM

October 23, 2019

The skilled workforce student loan repayment program is available to graduates of four-year institutions if all other eligibility requirements are met. 


FREE LICENSE PLATE FOR VOLUNTEER RESPONDERS

October 22, 2019

The ND Department of Transportation is required to provide one free set of special license plates for an eligible volunteer responder, and to  waive the annual registration fee of one vehicle.


EXECUTIVE SESSIONS HELD BY STATE BOARD

October 17, 2019

The Board of Chiropractic Examiners properly held two executive sessions and properly denied a request for the recordings of the executive sessions.


CITY RETREAT HELD OUTSIDE CITY’S JURISDICTION VIOLATED THE LAW

October 17, 2019

The City of Minot violated the law by holding a meeting that was inaccessible to the public when the city council held its annual retreat at a location approximately 70 miles outside the city’s jurisdiction.


NORTH DAKOTA PART OF MULTISTATE INVESTIGATION INTO GOOGLE’S BUSINESS PRACTICES

September 9, 2019

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem confirmed today that North Dakota is participating in a multistate investigation of Google’s business practices.


RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTMENT TO STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

September 3, 2019

An applicant for appointment to the State Board of Higher Education must have been a resident of North Dakota for at least five consecutive years prior to the date the appointment becomes effective.


MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY

August 30, 2019

The Fargo City Commission does not have authority to adopt a resolution to replace the existing airport authority members with members of the city commission.


OLD SCAMS STILL FINDING NEW VICTIMS

August 30, 2019

Variations of old scams making the rounds across North Dakota are still finding new victims, said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. This year to date, 93 North Dakota residents have reported losses of more than $2.13 million to scams.