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  • June 10, 2022 - Idaho Supreme Court to hear state’s appeal Monday in death row case

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued a statement today ahead of the Idaho Supreme Court’s Monday hearing related to the death penalty sentences of convicted serial killer and rapist Gerald Pizzuto. Pizzuto is on death row and was convicted of robbery and four grisly murders, all committed within a year after his release from […]

  • May 13, 2022 - Idaho to Receive Nearly $120 Million to Fight the Opioid Crisis

    Drug Distributors and Johnson & Johnson Commit to $26 Billion Opioid Agreement (BOISE) – Governor Brad Little and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced today the final court approval of the $26 billion opioid agreement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors – Cardinal Health, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – and Johnson & Johnson. Idaho will receive […]

  • May 6, 2022 - Gov. Little seeks input from Idahoans on meth, fentanyl impacts

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little is asking Idahoans to weigh in about the impacts of meth and fentanyl at the final regional roundtables for his “Operation Esto Perpetua” initiative scheduled for next week. Operation Esto Perpetua is the Governor’s new strategy to protect communities from the growing drug threat. Additional information, including membership of […]

  • April 19, 2022 - 26 Governors announce creation of American Governors’ Border Strike Force

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and 25 other governors announced the creation of the American Governors’ Border Strike Force today, a multi-state partnership designed to disrupt and dismantle the transnational criminal organizations taking advantage of the open border with Mexico. “Meth and fentanyl are the most serious and growing drug threats in Idaho, and there […]

  • April 12, 2022 - With illegal public encampment gone, Idaho continues fight for public health and safety

    Boise, Idaho – The State of Idaho filed a notice of dismissal Monday to end its lawsuit seeking to stop illegal public camping on the Capitol Annex in downtown Boise because all individuals have dispersed and the property has been cleared for weeks. Now, with a new lawsuit from public encampment advocates emerging today, Governor […]

  • April 12, 2022 - Idaho joins lawsuit challenging Biden’s Title 42 border decision

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and Attorney General Lawrence Wasden announced today they are working together to add Idaho to the list of states joining a lawsuit filed by Arizona, Louisiana, and Missouri challenging the Biden Administration’s termination of the Title 42 Orders, Trump-era border policies that helped minimize the flow of illegal immigration […]

  • April 5, 2022 - Idaho promotes safe communities through added investments in behavioral health resources

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined Idaho Supreme Court justices, legislators, members of his administration, and others today in highlighting tens of millions of dollars in new funding to advance the state’s behavioral health priorities. The Legislature approved all of the Governor’s “Leading Idaho” proposals for increased behavioral health resources this session. The proposals […]

  • April 4, 2022 - Gov. Little highlights ‘Back the Blue’ investments

    Coeur d’Alene, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined members of law enforcement in Coeur d’Alene today to highlight portions of his “Leading Idaho” plan that invest in public safety. “I am proud Idaho is a state that openly appreciates and supports law enforcement. Our law enforcement in Idaho care deeply about maintaining strong relationships with […]

  • 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 15, 2022 - Idaho sues to stop encampment on Capitol Annex

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little announced today his administration and Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden filed a lawsuit Monday to stop illegal public camping and the associated health and safety violations taking place on the Capitol Annex in downtown Boise. Governor Little directed the Idaho Department of Administration to seek an injunction today on […]