NORTH DAKOTA PREVAILS IN LAWSUIT AGAINST MINNESOTA’S ENERGY ACT
April 18, 2014
In a ruling issued earlier today, a federal judge struck down the restrictions imposed by Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act (NGEA) because it violates the Commerce Clause of the US Constitution by attempting to regulate the generation of electricity that occurs outside Minnesota’s borders.
For more information: North Dakota Prevails
Read the court's Memorandum Decision and Order
STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL WAYNE STENEHJEM
Response to Federal District Court Order re. State Abortion Law HB 1456
April 16, 2014
"Although the court’s order today is not wholly unexpected, a decision on whether to appeal the decision requires a careful analysis of the order, case law, and the facts presented to the court. I will be meeting with the appropriate state officials about the case before making such a decision. In making the decision, I will take into account the Attorney General’s duty to defend the constitutionality of any enactment of the Legislative Assembly,” said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. A notice of appeal must be filed within 30 days.
CRIMINAL CHARGES FILED AGAINST TRUCK DRIVER FOR ILLEGAL SALT WATER DUMP
April 15, 2014
Criminal charges have been filed against a Mountrail county truck driver accused of illegally dumping oil drilling waste, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Leo Slemin, a driver with Black Hills Trucking Inc. of Wyoming, has been charged with a Class C Felony.
For more information: Criminal Charges Filed
STENEHJEM TEAMS UP WITH OLYMPIC MEDALIST ASHLEY WAGNER IN ALCOHOL AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
April 8, 2014
Timed with April’s designation as Alcohol Awareness Month, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and Olympic medalist Ashley Wagner teamed up with the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility to release a new alcohol awareness message.
For more information: Alcohol Awareness Campaign
View the PSA
NORTH DAKOTA CUSTOMERS TO RECEIVE ALMOST $400,000 IN REFUNDS FROM NATIONAL E-BOOK PRICE FIXING SETTLEMENT
March 25, 2014
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced today that, starting this week, North Dakota consumers who purchased certain E-books between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012 will begin receiving refunds by account credits or checks.
For more information: E-Book Price Fixing Settlement
Go to the Settlement website
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