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  • May 31, 2022 - Richard Stover to lead Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Richard Stover as the new administrator of the Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources (OEMR). The office is responsible for coordinating energy and mineral resource planning and policy development for the State of Idaho. Stover replaces John Chatburn who left the post to […]

  • 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 […]

  • March 4, 2022 - 25 Governors stand up for American energy independence in light of Russia-Ukraine conflict

    Boise, Idaho – Twenty-five Republican governors, including Governor Brad Little, called on President Biden today to restore American energy independence as the crisis with Russia threatens even higher prices on American consumers. “As governors, we call on President Biden to reverse his policies and restore America’s energy independence for our citizens as well as our […]

  • September 13, 2021 - Gov. Little comments on President Biden’s visit to National Interagency Fire Center

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued the following statement after joining President Joe Biden at the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise today to discuss the impacts of wildfire in the West. “Two-thirds of Idaho is public land managed by the federal government, and it is imperative we keep lines of communication open with […]

  • August 20, 2021 - Gov. Little takes steps to protect Coeur d’Alene Lake

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today he is establishing a new Coeur d’Alene Lake Advisory Committee to improve and protect the health of North Idaho’s iconic water body. The formation of the committee is part of Governor Little’s Building Idaho’s Future initiative, which directs $2 million to be spent on projects that reduce […]

  • August 13, 2021 - Gov. Little appoints Dave Bobbitt to Fish and Game Commission

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Dave Bobbitt as the Idaho Fish and Game Commission Panhandle Region representative. “Dave is an avid outdoorsman with a long history of leadership and service to the people of North Idaho,” Governor Little said. “I have no doubt he will carry his passion as […]

  • August 6, 2021 - Gov. Little prioritizes clean, reliable water systems with new planning grants

    Boise, Idaho – Local communities in Idaho will be better able to quickly apply for and execute new upgrades to wastewater and drinking water systems in the coming years after Governor Brad Little directed funds this week to cover additional grants for their engineering and planning costs. Governor Little announced today he directed $2 million […]

  • July 13, 2021 - Idaho faces potential for worst fire season in years

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined state and federal fire managers during a press conference today at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise to urge Idahoans to be safe and smart in the outdoors to minimize the risk of wildfire during what could be the worst fire season Idaho has faced in […]