JAMESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL TAKES STATE "LIFESMARTS" CHAMPIONSHIP
February 11, 2016
Jamestown High School team #2 won the state LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition. Flasher High School team #1 took second place.
For more information: Jamestwon High School "LifeSmarts" Champs
U.S. SUPREME COURT GRANTS NORTH DAKOTA'S REQUEST TO STAY CLEAN POWER PLAN RULE
February 9, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court granted North Dakota’s request to stay the US EPA’s ‘Clean Power Plan’ Rule , which is intended to regulate so-called ‘greenhouse gas,’ or carbon dioxide, emissions from existing electricity generating plants. Today’s stay will prevent the Rule from being in effect until federal courts, including the Supreme Court, have the opportunity to consider arguments made by North Dakota and many other parties that the Rule is an unlawful exercise of EPA’s authority.
For more information: Request to Stay Clean Power Plan Rule
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BATTLE IT OUT FOR SPOT IN NATIONAL LIFESMARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS
February 9, 2016
Ten teams of students from seven North Dakota High Schools will compete in the LifeSmarts state finals tomorrow, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The LifeSmarts competition tests students in grades 9-12 about personal finance, health and safety, the environment, technology, and consumer rights and responsibilities. The Attorney General’s Office hosts the annual event.
For more information: High School Students Balltel for Spot at National LifeSmarts Championships
NDSU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION
January 25, 2016
The NDSU Alumni Association and Development Foundation violated the law when it refused to provide records in the possession of its agent.
Read the Opinion: 2016-O-03
TAKING FINAL ACTION IN EXECUTIVE SESSION VIOLATES LAW
January 13, 2016
The Langdon City Commission violated the law when it held a meeting before the start of its regular meeting and failed to provide notice of the early meeting. The Commission also violated the law by holding an unauthorized executive session and by taking final action during an executive session.
Read the Opinion: 2016-O-02
IMPROPER EXECUTIVE SESSIONS
January 12, 2016
The South Central Dakota Regional Council held closed executive sessions that were not authorized by law to discuss, among other issues, terminating an employee and hiring an independent contractor. The council must create detailed minutes of the unauthorized meetings.
Read the Opinion: 2016-O-01
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