Burgum: “We know North Dakota leads the nation… This is North Dakota’s time to look boldly to the future…”
Governor Doug Burgum and Lieutenant Governor Brent Sanford announced this morning in a new video that they are running for re-election in 2020.
The announcement video highlights some of the accomplishments of the Burgum-Sanford administration since taking office and outlines a vision for North Dakota’s future.
Gov. Doug Burgum and Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford: Real Leadership. Real Results.
DIVERSIFY ECONOMY AND GROW JOBS
Today North Dakota is one of the fastest growing economies in the nation and wages are rising.
MAIN STREET INITIATIVE
Our Main Street Initiative is helping attract and retain workforce, by building healthy vibrant communities with smart, efficient infrastructure, making North Dakota more attractive for entrepreneurs, innovators and young families. Now, North Dakota is one of the youngest states in America.
REINVENT GOVERNMENT, REDUCE SPENDING AND REFORM PROPERTY TAXES
Cut spending by over $1 billion, turning a shortfall into a surplus, and delivered $174 million in permanent property tax relief.
DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE
We peacefully resolved the massive Dakota Access Pipeline protests and continue to strengthen our engagement with our Tribal Nations.
PARTNERING WITH THE FEDERAL ADMINISTRATION
Gov. Burgum and North Dakota are working more closely with the White House and cabinet secretaries than ever before.
IMPROVING HEALTH CARE AND REDUCING FRAUD
Implemented health care reforms and cracked down on Medicaid fraud.
First Lady Kathryn Burgum is leading Recovery Reinvented and is leading the crusade to eliminate the shame and stigma of the disease of addiction.