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  • March 22, 2023 - Gov. Little applauds Senate passage of Launch to train students for in-demand careers

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued the following statement today applauding the Idaho Senate for its passage of House Bill 24, known as “Launch,” the Governor’s proposed solution to getting Idaho students trained for in-demand careers and keep Idaho students in Idaho. The Senate also passed the Launch trailer bill, Senate Bill 1167, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • March 13, 2023 - Gov. Little speaks at CPAC on restoring America’s energy dominance

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little returned from Washington, D.C., earlier this month after speaking on a panel at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). CPAC is the “largest and most influential gathering of conservatives in the world,” according to its web site. “Each year, CPAC brings together and energizes over 18,000 people – from […]

  • February 15, 2023 - Gov. Little to visit with high schoolers about proposed Launch workforce training program

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little will visit with high school students in Kuna, Twin Falls, and Rigby Thursday to reinforce the benefits of the proposed Launch workforce training program. The program would make available $8,500 to qualifying Idaho high school seniors starting in 2024 to help pay for enrollment in an Idaho-based education or […]

  • January 31, 2023 - Wall Street Journal highlights Idaho’s historic tax cuts

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on The Wall Street Journal editorial board’s piece highlighting Idaho’s historic tax cuts. “The Idaho Legislature and I have worked together to achieve historic tax cuts for Idaho businesses and families, and we’re not done yet. We’ve turned back more tax relief per capita than any other […]

  • December 16, 2022 - Governor’s trade mission opens doors to trade opportunities for Idaho businesses

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little returned this past weekend from a nine-day trade mission to Taiwan and Singapore. The trip was his second official trade mission as Idaho’s 33rd Governor. Taiwan is Idaho’s second largest export destination. In 2021, companies there bought more than $470 million in Idaho products. Singapore is Idaho’s fourth-largest export […]

  • November 9, 2022 - Gov. Little thanks Idahoans for election victory

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on Tuesday’s election after he secured a large majority of the vote in a five-way gubernatorial race. “I am very proud and humbled that we earned the continued confidence of so many Idahoans! THANK YOU, IDAHO! “The election results translate one thing: the people have given us […]

  • November 7, 2022 - Idaho economy blows past projections for October

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on state revenues for the month of October coming in $48 million ahead of projections, bringing the state budget nearly even with the forecast for the current budget year. “Idaho’s powerful economy and enduring budget stability are proof that fiscal conservatism leads to prosperity and opportunity for […]