North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum reputation and his wife have been criticized for watching the Super Bowl from a suite provided by the energy company Xcel.
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said on Wednesday that he will pay back, Minnesota electric utility $37,000 for tickets, which the company is him and his wife for the Sunday Super Bowl in Minneapolis.
Burgum view and first lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum observed watching the game from a suite available Energy provided by Xcel, which serves more than 90,000 customers in Grand Forks, Fargo, and Minot. He said before that he planned to have the opportunity to have a conversation with Xcel officials about your service and the infrastructure in North Dakota.
“We can’t afford,” GOP Senate majority leader rich Wardner said. “I don’t believe that the Governor was influenced in any way use, but we as a state, the officials just need to be a good decision.”
Burgum watch, in a statement, said that the tickets “have not affected and has no influence on my decisions as Governor. To eliminate, however, the perception of contradictions, I Xcel Energy reimbursed for the full cost of the tickets.”
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— Doug Burgum (@DougBurgum) 7. February 2018
By contrast, in Minnesota, Gov. Mark Dayton to 6,000 paid more than $for his own ticket to the Super Bowl. Democratic House Minority Leader Corey Mock, Grand Forks, said if someone can make the case would have been for the arrival a free ticket for the game, Minnesota Governor.
Burgum, a well-to-do-said, a former software Manager, could afford his own Mock.
During his campaign for Governor, Burgum of languages, invent often about “the state”,” shake up the “good old boy” party establishment and reining in “runaway spending,” as the state’s oil boom in the wane.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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