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  • December 21, 2021 - National study finds Idaho one of best states for pandemic response

    Boise, Idaho – A new State Pandemic Scorecard shows Idaho ranks #4 overall, #3 for education, and #4 for economy in our handling of the pandemic under the leadership of Governor Brad Little. “Idaho’s high ranking among states for our pandemic response reinforces our emphasis on choice and freedom. Our businesses and schools stayed open. […]

  • December 1, 2021 - Idaho tops lists for states with most freedom

    Boise, Idaho – The Cato Institute released its annual Freedom in the 50 States report, an index of personal and economic freedom, and Idaho scored top spots on a number of the rankings. “There is a reason this sought-after report says Idaho is one of the most economically and socially conservative states in the country. […]

  • July 30, 2021 - Idahoans start receiving tax relief next week

    Boise, Idaho – Idahoans will begin receiving direct deposits or mailed checks in the form of income tax relief starting next week following the passage of Governor Brad Little’s historic tax relief package earlier this year. The refunds are part of Governor Little’s “Building Idaho’s Future” plan to use our record budget surplus for tax […]

  • July 20, 2021 - Idaho closes fiscal year with record surplus

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today that Idaho ended its fiscal year with a surplus of nearly $900 million, adding to the largest surplus in state history. State revenue collections exceeded $5 billion for the first time, representing 24.2% growth over the previous fiscal year. This growth percentage represents the single largest annual […]

  • May 13, 2021 - Gov. Little comments on 2021 legislative session

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on the 2021 legislative session following the Idaho Senate’s vote to adjourn sine die and the Idaho House of Representatives’ vote to recess for up to the end of the year. “This was a truly historic legislative session in many ways – some good, and some not […]

  • May 12, 2021 - Idaho achieves single largest tax cut in state history

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little signed House Bill 380 into law Monday, providing Idahoans $220 million in immediate one-time income tax rebates and $163 million in ongoing income tax relief. Combined with another tax conformity bill earlier this session, Idaho achieved more than $435 million in tax relief for Idaho citizens – the single […]