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  • January 10, 2024 - VIDEO: Gov. Little’s State of the State and Budget Address

    Boise, Idaho – For the first time, Governor Brad Little incorporated a video into his traditional State of the State and Budget Address Monday. In case you missed it, the Governor’s full speech, including the video segment, can be found online here: Governor Little presented the most conservative budget recommendation since the Great Recession […]

  • April 18, 2023 - Gov. Little marks “100 Days of Achievement”

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little wrapped up the first 100 days of his second term as Idaho’s 33rd Governor last week, noting historic achievements in education, infrastructure investments, and tax relief. “Idaho’s success is no accident. When we improve schools, roads, water systems, internet access, outdoor opportunities, and public safety while delivering historic tax […]

  • April 6, 2023 - Gov. Little applauds productive legislative session

    Boise, Idaho – The Idaho Legislature adjourned “sine die” today, and Governor Brad Little thanked his legislative partners for working with him to advance his “Idaho First” plan this session. The Idaho Legislature approved 99-percent of the Governor’s “Idaho First” plan for tax relief and education and infrastructure investments. “Working together, we achieved major investments […]

  • March 29, 2023 - Gov. Little champions simpler property tax relief for Idahoans

    Boise, Idaho – Enduring property tax relief is on its way to Idahoans after the Idaho Legislature passed a simpler package of property tax relief bills following Governor Brad Little’s veto of House Bill 292 earlier this week. In his veto, Governor Little called for the Legislature to deliver a simple property tax relief solution, […]

  • March 27, 2023 - Gov. Little: “Let’s get property tax relief done right.”

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Little vetoed House Bill 292 today, the so-called “property tax relief” bill passed by the Legislature. “Idaho stands apart from every other state because we focus on making taxes fair, simple, predictable, and competitive. House Bill 292 is not a simple bill. House Bill 292 is a hodgepodge of policy items […]

  • March 21, 2023 - JFAC advances Governor’s recommended rainy-day fund transfers, new reserve funds for fire suppression

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented on the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee advancing his recommendations today to bolster Idaho’s rainy-day funds and pre-pay the state’s fire suppression fund, both good government actions that position the state to better handle any economic uncertainty. The recommendations JFAC advanced include $61.7 million for the primary state […]

  • March 20, 2023 - Gov. Little signs “Idaho First” broadband investments into law

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little signed Senate Bill 1129 into law today, adding another $125 million to improve broadband infrastructure throughout the state as part of his “Idaho First” plan. Another $100 million is nearing legislative approval as part of the Idaho Department of Commerce appropriation budget, for a total of $225 million in […]

  • March 16, 2023 - JFAC advances Governor’s recommendation for improved water infrastructure

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little applauded the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee after its Wednesday vote to advance the Governor’s budget recommendation for improved water infrastructure across Idaho. The recommendation included $150 million to maintain and expand water projects that ensure a stable water supply and $115 million to support local drinking water and […]