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Dalrymple Directs Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple has directed all state government agencies and offices to fly the American and North Dakota flags at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, October 4, in observance of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Day. The observance is held as part of National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend to honor America’s fire and emergency services personnel and to remember those who have died in the line of duty.

Governors Stake Friendly Wager on Dakota Marker Game

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard have staked a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend’s Dakota Marker football game between North Dakota State University and South Dakota State University.

Dalrymple to Highlight North Dakota's Economic Growth at Summit October 8 in Fargo

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple will highlight North Dakota’s historic economic growth by hosting the Governor’s Summit on Economic Growth October 8 in Fargo. Dalrymple is partnering with the Greater North Dakota Chamber and Valley Prosperity Partnership to host the event that will bring together business leaders and entrepreneurs from across the state to showcase North Dakota’s economic diversity and generate ideas for future growth.

Dalrymple Urges Congress to Act on a Multiyear Highway Bill, Enhanced Railroad Safety

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today told members of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee that Congress should act quickly in passing a multiyear highway funding bill to avoid further delays in highway improvement projects.

Dalrymple, General Atomics Advance UAS Training Academy at Grand Sky

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple met late Monday with General Atomics officials in Washington, D.C. to discuss next steps and offer the state’s continued assistance as part of the aviation company’s plans to establish an unmanned aerial systems (UAS) training academy at the Grand Sky UAS business and technology park.

Dalrymple Forms Task Force to Address State Cybersecurity Initiatives

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today announced he is forming a Cybersecurity Task Force to help address the rapidly evolving and expanding cyber threats facing the nation and the potential impact on North Dakota’s state government. The task force will be comprised of directors and information technology experts from a number of state agencies. The team will be tasked with reviewing the state’s current cybersecurity policies and practices and making policy and resource recommendations needed to ensure the security of state networks and systems.

First Lady Celebrates Launch of ND Cares Community Program

BISMARCK, N.D. – First Lady Betsy Dalrymple today urges North Dakota cities and counties to become a “ND Cares Community.” ND Cares was formed in May 2013 through a federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration policy academy which focused on individuals who have served in the United States military and their behavioral health and wellness.

Dalrymple Presses for Use of Missouri River for North Dakota Water Supply Projects

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today met in Washington, D.C., with U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Estevan Lopez to advance development of the Northwest Area Water Supply Project (NAWS).

“I wanted to remind them that tens of thousands of residents in northwest North Dakota are relying on NAWS to move forward so that they can get the high-quality water supply they deserve,” Dalrymple said. “Now that the Bureau’s environmental review is complete, I made it clear that we fully expect work on NAWS to resume.”

Dalrymple Presses Federal Officials on Flood Protection

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today met in Washington, D.C., with Eric Hanson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Army Management and Budget Office, and Michael Price, executive officer to the assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, to stress the importance of advancing flood protection projects in Minot and the Souris River Basin as well as the Fargo area. Hanson is responsible for matters related to the development and implementation of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (Corps) civil works budget.

Dalrymple Honors Members of North Dakota National Guard's 231st Brigade Support Battalion

BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Jack Dalrymple today officially thanked and welcomed home the men and women of the North Dakota National Guard’s 231st Brigade Support Battalion Logistical Support Element who returned in July from a 10-month deployment in support of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). The group of 15 soldiers and their families were honored during a Freedom Salute ceremony at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Fargo.

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