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  • 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 […]

  • November 2, 2022 - More top rankings pile in for Idaho

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on even more rankings placing Idaho at the top of the list for economic strength and fiscal stability.   “In Idaho, we stand up for limited government and responsible strategic investments where they count, and our approach works. Washington, D.C., and states across the nation should look […]

  • 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 […]

  • October 18, 2022 - Idaho dominates in new good government, economic rankings

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on news that Idaho dominated numerous recent rankings of states for economic growth, fiscal responsibility, and overall good government. “As Washington, D.C., and our ‘Left Coast’ neighbor states continue drive government into the ground and degrade public confidence, Idaho has a very different story to tell. Idaho […]

  • October 12, 2022 - Expanded career technical education underway for high schoolers, postsecondary students

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today Idaho’s secondary and postsecondary career technical education (CTE) programs were awarded $8 million in grants as part of his “Leading Idaho” initiative. From welding to cybersecurity, nursing to vehicle maintenance, and nuclear operations to early childhood education and many other areas, high schools and colleges will be […]

  • September 19, 2022 - Idaho, Taiwan Flour Millers sign $576 million wheat deal

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined representatives of the Idaho wheat industry and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle in the State Capitol today to sign a letter of intent for the Taiwan Flour Mills Association (TFMA) to purchase U.S. wheat over the next two years, a deal valued at $576 million. […]

  • September 1, 2022 - Gov. Little’s statement on successful special session

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued the following statement about today’s extraordinary legislative session securing historic tax relief and education funding to combat 40-year high inflation. House Bill 1 uses Idaho’s record budget surplus to address the impacts of inflation by cutting taxes while making record investments in education. The bill provides $500 million […]

  • August 4, 2022 - Nearly two dozen Governors speak out against Democrats’ reckless spending bill in Congress

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined 21 other governors in voicing opposition to the $740 billion Democrat reconciliation bill currently being considered by the U.S. Congress. “The Democrats’ solution to 40-year high inflation is passing another reckless tax and spending spree to the tune of $740 billion, affecting Americans in every tax bracket. While […]

  • July 28, 2022 - National GDP falls again, Idaho offers example of real solutions

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today after the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released data Thursday revealing the country’s Gross Domestic Product decreased again in the second quarter of 2022 at the annual rate of 0.9-percent.  “Every Idahoan is feeling the pressure of record-high inflation under President Biden’s watch. The ‘solutions’ offered by […]