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  • 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 […]

  • July 9, 2021 - Gov. Little mobilizes Idaho National Guard firefighters

    Boise, Idaho – Amid extreme drought, excessive heat, multiple fire starts, and dwindling firefighting resources regionwide, Governor Brad Little issued an emergency declaration for wildfire today and mobilized Idaho National Guard firefighters and aircraft to assist in the effort. “Wildfire is presenting an imminent threat to life, property, and the environment, and we need all […]

  • June 8, 2021 - Gov. Little pushes back on Biden for undoing Trump’s progress on environmental regulations

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued the following statement today in response to an announcement by the Biden Administration Friday that it will undo years of progress in modernizing the Endangered Species Act under the leadership of President Donald Trump. “The Biden Administration’s announcement that it intends to undo much of the hard work […]