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  • January 4, 2024 - LAUNCH applications blow past expectations

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and Lt. Governor Scott Bedke announced today the astounding results of the initial application period for the Idaho LAUNCH grants, the state’s expanded grant program that provides new opportunities for graduating high school seniors to pursue in-demand careers. As of December 28, there were 12,588 high school seniors who […]

  • December 14, 2022 - Gov. Little fights communist China security threat with new ban on TikTok

    Boise, Idaho – Gov. Brad Little issued an executive order today banning TikTok on state-issued devices and networks to protect Idahoans from security threats posed by the communist Chinese government. “The communist Chinese government can use TikTok to collect critical information from our state and federal government, and we are taking this step to protect […]

  • October 24, 2022 - Caty Solace to lead Idaho STEM Action Center

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today he appointed Caty Solace as executive director of the Idaho STEM Action Center. The Idaho STEM Action Center is an independent office guided by a nine-member Governor-appointed board established in 2015 through House Bill 302. The Center coordinates STEM education opportunities aligned to Idaho’s workforce needs from […]

  • June 1, 2022 - Successful audits prove Idaho elections are safe, secure

    Boise, Idaho – Idaho leaders are celebrating the state’s safe and secure elections after new investments this year prove our county clerks carried out a near-perfect primary election in May. “We added new election integrity investments as part of my ‘Leading Idaho’ plan this year to enhance transparency and assure Idahoans their vote counts, and […]

  • May 16, 2022 - Idaho elections safe, secure as voters head to polls Tuesday

    Boise, Idaho – As voters head to the polls Tuesday in counties big and small across Idaho, Governor Brad Little is assuring Idahoans of our state’s history of safe and secure elections and highlighted new investments to continue our track record of election integrity. “Fair and free elections are a hallmark of Idaho’s proud representative […]

  • May 4, 2022 - Election security, other recommendations outlined in new Cybersecurity Task Force report

    Idaho Falls, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined members of his Cybersecurity Task Force today in rolling out 18 recommendations from the task force to protect Idaho citizens, businesses, and elections from cyber-attacks. The Cybersecurity Task Force’s final report to Governor Little is available here: “Through the Idaho National Laboratory, the State of Idaho […]

  • March 31, 2022 - Gov. Little celebrates historic legislative successes

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little is celebrating historic successes as the Idaho Legislature officially adjourned sine die today, ending the 2022 legislative session for the year. “In all my years, I have never seen a more successful legislative session that produced so many positive results for the people we serve. We achieved what I […]

  • August 5, 2021 - Gov. Little launches Cybersecurity Task Force with special focus on elections security

    (IDAHO FALLS, Idaho) – Governor Brad Little announced today the formation of a new task force to advance cybersecurity initiatives in Idaho. The Governor’s Cybersecurity Task Force will provide recommendations to improve business, government, and personal cybersecurity defenses and enhance the educational pipeline for cybersecurity workforce needs. It will identify cybersecurity assets, resources, and public-private […]

  • October 30, 2020 - CyberStart America encourages Idaho Students to pursue cybersecurity education

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today the state’s participation in CyberStart America – an innovative, online cybersecurity competition sponsored by the National Cyber Scholarship Foundation and the SANS Institute and supported by the Idaho National Laboratory. “My administration is focused on advancing Idaho’s education system so our talented young students have the opportunity to […]

  • November 20, 2019 - Idaho continues partnership encouraging students to explore cybersecurity careers

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today that Idaho will again partner with the SANS Institute on an initiative to introduce Idaho high school and college students to careers in cybersecurity through the Girls Go CyberStart and Cyber FastTrack initiatives. The partnership aims to identify talented youth across Idaho and inspire the next generation […]