Burgum outlines $50M of proposals to boost North Dakota's workforce
26 Oct 2022
Gov. Doug Burgum on Wednesday unveiled more than $50 million in proposals to boost North Dakota's workforce, "an initial structure" of ideas such as expediting occupational licensure and helping former convicts find employment.
His announcement followed a similar one Tuesday for helping cities recruit and retain workers -- making for proposals totaling over $70 million that must pass the Legislature next year to be implemented.
Burgum issues statement on Talon Metals announcing battery minerals processing facility in NDOct 26 2022
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today released the following statement after Talon Metals announced plans to build a facility in central North Dakota to process nickel and other minerals for batteries from raw ore mined in Minnesota, expanding domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles and the electrical grid. “We’ve worked...
Tuesday kicked off the first day of the 2022 Main Street North Dakota Summit. The annual event is part of Governor Doug Burgum’s Main Street Initiative to revitalize the state’s communities. This year’s theme is “Inspiring Community-Driven Workforce.” Click here for the complete article.
After a practically drought-free summer, dry conditions recently have allowed drought to return to most of North Dakota. The drought monitor has recently gone through drastic swings, from the peak of one of the worst droughts last August, to some improvements from one year ago, to zero percent of...