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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 […]

  • 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: https://gov.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/2022-cybersecurity-tf-recommendations.pdf “Through the Idaho National Laboratory, the State of Idaho […]

  • May 26, 2021 - Little and Wasden praise spent fuel milestone

    (Boise, Idaho) – Governor Brad Little and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden issued the following joint statement today praising the completion by the U.S. Navy of a major milestone in the Idaho Settlement Agreement, which addresses the handling of spent nuclear fuel at the Idaho National Laboratory.  “The U.S. Navy’s completion of an important cleanup milestone […]

  • May 6, 2020 - Idaho partners with Battelle to decontaminate N95 masks at no cost

    BOISE, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today that Battelle will decontaminate N95 masks, strengthening the state’s ability to protect healthcare workers as they treat COVID-19 positive patients across the state. On April 10, Battelle was awarded a contract by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) on behalf of the U.S Department of Health and Human […]

  • October 15, 2019 - OPINION: Expanding research and innovation in eastern Idaho benefits the whole state

    By Governor Brad Little As our economy evolves and we position ourselves to remain competitive with 49 other states and countries across the globe, our ability to develop and attract a skilled, educated workforce becomes increasingly important. Idaho’s students and workforce must possess the skills to fill every level of need, from vocational graduates performing […]

  • May 10, 2019 - LINE Commission meets in May

    BOISE, Idaho – The Leadership in Nuclear Energy (LINE) Commission will meet May 16 in Idaho Falls. The commission makes recommendations to the Governor on policies and actions of the State of Idaho to support and enhance the long-term viability and mission of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and other nuclear industries in Idaho. “There […]

  • January 16, 2019 - LINE Commission meets in January

    BOISE, Idaho – The Leadership in Nuclear Energy (LINE) Commission will meet January 23 in Boise. The commission makes recommendations to the Governor on policies and actions of the State of Idaho to support and enhance the long-term viability and mission of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) and other nuclear industries in Idaho. Governor Little […]