Scott Davis

ND Indian Affairs Commissioner on leave for misconduct allegations

BISMARCK, N.D. – Governor Doug Burgum places Indian Affairs Commission Executive Director Scott Davis on administrative leave with pay. It comes pending an investigation into allegations of misconduct. The governor’s Communications Director did not say what the allegations are in a press release. The release did say per the state’s century code 44-04-18.1-6 no additional details will be released during…

U.S. House hearing shines light on needs of North Dakota tribal communities

WASHINGTON — A hearing in the U.S. House Wednesday discussed needs of the country’s tribal communities. “Day after day, our nation’s tribal communities are suffering terrible inequalities,” said Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey. But according to the executive director of the North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission, the coronavirus remains the state’s first priority. “Health disparities on reservations is…