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Dalrymple Highlights State's Workforce Development Programs and Initiatives During Statewide Conference

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today highlighted the success of the state’s workforce development programs and initiatives and applauded workforce and business leaders across the state for their contributions to North Dakota’s diverse and skilled workforce. Dalrymple provided his remarks during an address kicking off the 2016 Governor’s Workforce and Human Resources Conference held Sept. 20-22 at the Bismarck Events Center.

Lt. Gov. Wrigley Welcomes International Guests to Agricultural Bioscience Conference

BISMARCK, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley today joined Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring in welcoming international guests, industry experts and attendees to the Agricultural Bioscience International Conference (ABIC) 2016 in Fargo.

Dalrymple Recognizes State Employees for Excellence in Public Service

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today presented six state employees with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service in recognition of their dedication and contributions to the people of North Dakota. The awards were presented during a luncheon at the Capitol in Bismarck, kicking off State Employee Recognition Week.

Dalrymple Directs Flags to Fly at Half-Staff September 11 in Observance of Patriot Day

BISMARCK, N.D. – In accordance with federal flag protocol, Gov. Jack Dalrymple is directing all state government agencies to fly the American and North Dakota flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, September 11 in observance of Patriot Day. Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks carried out against this nation on September 11, 2001.

Lt. Gov. Wrigley Highlights ND Commercial UAS Success at Annual Summit

BISMARCK, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley today addressed leaders in government, aviation, business and military at the 2016 UAS Summit and Expo in Grand Forks. The 10th annual, three-day event will showcase the evolution of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) while updating attendees on the current state of the commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS) industry.

Dalrymple Signs Emergency Declaration to Enhance Public Safety Associated with Cannon Ball-area Protest

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today authorized a restricted emergency declaration, making available additional state resources which may be needed to manage public safety risks associated with the ongoing protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball.

Dalrymple Statement Regarding Public Safety and Protest Activities

Gov. Jack Dalrymple today issued the following statement regarding recent pipeline protest activities and public safety:

“Public safety is paramount as we continue to closely monitor protest activities and coordinate our public safety efforts with law enforcement leaders and state agency directors.

Lt. Gov. Wrigley Welcomes Experts and Professionals to Opioid Symposium

BISMARCK, N.D. – Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley today welcomed national, regional and state experts, along with industry professionals, to the Stop Overdose: Opioid Symposium for Professionals in Fargo.

“Unfortunately, prescription opioid and heroin abuse has powerfully impacted individuals and families across North Dakota, however, our communities are taking strong action,” Wrigley said. “By utilizing a comprehensive approach of prevention, intervention, treatment and recovery we can combat this problem together with both strength and compassion.”

Dalrymple Directs State Agencies to Find Additional Savings

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today directed the state’s General Fund agencies to reduce their 2015-2017 budgets by an additional 2.5 percent to help offset a projected $310 million budget shortfall.  The Governor’s use of the allotment process today is part of an integrated plan developed in partnership with majority legislative leaders to balance the state General Fund through a combination of strategic budget reductions and the use of contingency funds.

Dalrymple Appoints Becklund Deputy Adjutant General of the North Dakota National Guard

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today appointed Air National Guard Brig. Gen. Robert Becklund to the position of deputy adjutant general of the North Dakota National Guard. Becklund replaces Maj. Gen. Alan Dohrmann, who was appointed by Dalrymple to serve as the state’s adjutant general last year.

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