Gov. Doug Burgum Reimbursed Xcel Energy For More Than Just Super Bowl Tickets

Wanted To ``eliminate even the perception of any conflict.''

BISMARCK, N.D. — Gov. Doug Burgum’s trip to the Super Bowl as a guest of Xcel Energy included free invitations to private parties, meals and other events. The Associated Press discovered the invitations through an open records request. Burgum said earlier that he reimbursed Xcel $37,000 for tickets the company provided for him and his wife to “eliminate even the…