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  • December 31, 2021 - Gov. Little comments on passing of Stephen Hartgen

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on the passing of former House member and Twin Falls Times News editor and publisher Stephen Hartgen. “Steve was a colleague and friend who served with distinction in the Idaho House of Representatives. He was a steady leader and icon of Twin Falls, having served as editor […]

  • December 8, 2021 - OPINION: Reflecting on Bob Dole’s message for America and Idaho

    By Governor Brad Little When I heard of the passing of WWII combat veteran and former presidential candidate U.S. Senator Bob Dole, I immediately recalled a man of integrity, humility, and patriotism. Senator Dole wrote his final column earlier this year. It has been published in the days since his death on Sunday. A member […]

  • November 17, 2021 - Capitol Christmas Tree to arrive at Capitol Monday, Nov. 22

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and First Lady Teresa Little invite Idahoans to view the Idaho State Capitol’s Christmas Tree and Capitol Christmas decorations beginning the week of Nov. 22. This year’s tree is donated by David, Lisa, and Delaney Beale. The tree is located at 1414 N. Harrison Boulevard in Boise. Cutting begins […]

  • September 9, 2021 - Ammon to host Governor Little’s ‘Capital for a Day’ event

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little’s next “Capital for a Day” event will be held in Ammon on Thursday, September 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ammon City Hall, 2135 S Ammon Rd. Officials joining Governor Little include: Idaho Supreme Court Justice Colleen Zahn Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra Treasurer Julie Ellsworth Department of Labor Director Jani Revier Department of […]

  • September 8, 2021 - OPINION: Remembering 9/11 and America’s response to tragedy

    By Governor Brad Little There are moments that define a generation. If you’re over the age of about 25, you remember exactly where you were and what you were doing during the unthinkable attacks on our country on September 11, 2001. When I heard that the second plane hit the Twin Towers, I was headed […]

  • August 11, 2021 - Rexburg to host Governor Little’s ‘Capital for a Day’ event

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little’s next “Capital for a Day” event will be held in Rexburg on August 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Romance Theater: 2 E Main Street. Officials joining Governor Little include:  Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra Treasurer Julie Ellsworth Department of Labor Director Jani Revier Department of Commerce Director Tom Kealey Department of […]

  • July 8, 2021 - Troy to host Governor Little’s ‘Capital for a Day’ event

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little’s next “Capital for a Day” event will be held in Troy on July 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Troy Lion’s Club: 415 S Main St. Officials joining Governor Little include: Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra Treasurer Julie Ellsworth Department of Labor Director Jani Revier […]

  • June 29, 2021 - Gov. Little, 19 other governors oppose Biden’s efforts to pack the court

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and 19 other governors issued a joint letter today to President Joe Biden opposing any efforts to pack the U.S. Supreme Court. The governors highlight how any attempt to increase the number of Justices on the court for partisan gain will manipulate the Court’s decisions. The Supreme Court is […]

  • June 17, 2021 - Idaho observes Juneteenth as new legal public holiday

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued a proclamation today recognizing June 19 – known as “Juneteenth” – as a new legal public holiday observed by Idaho Code following the passage of the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, which President Joe Biden signed into law on June 17, 2021. State of Idaho executive branch entities […]