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  • October 21, 2021 - Biden to reinstate policy outlined in governors’ 10-point border plan

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on news that the Biden Administration is taking steps to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols – or “Remain in Mexico” policy – which is one of the 10 policy recommendations to secure the border laid out by the majority of the nation’s governors earlier this month. The […]

  • October 6, 2021 - Governors detail their policy solutions to alleviate border crisis

    MCALLEN, TX – Governor Brad Little and the 25 other Governors who requested a meeting with President Joe Biden to discuss the border released ten policy solutions today that the Biden Administration could enact immediately to protect America, restore security, and put us on a path to end the crisis at the southern border. Nearly […]

  • October 4, 2021 - Gov. Little, nine other governors to visit U.S.-Mexico border Wednesday

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little will join nine other governors for a visit to the United States-Mexico border in Texas Wednesday to witness firsthand the crisis playing out, reveal their proposed solutions, and once again call on President Joe Biden to act to secure the border immediately. Governor Little plans to take a boat […]

  • September 21, 2021 - Gov. Little, 25 other governors request meeting with Biden on border crisis

    Boise, Idaho – More than half the nation’s governors are calling on President Joe Biden to address the border crisis immediately. Governor Brad Little joined 25 other governors in requesting an in-person meeting with President Biden to find solutions to the national security and public health crisis created by the unenforced border with Mexico. “The […]

  • September 13, 2021 - Idaho leaders push Biden on Afghan refugee resettlement security protocols

    The Biden Administration acted through federal mandate and without consultation from the state in decision to resettle Afghan refugees in Idaho Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and the entire Idaho congressional delegation told President Joe Biden in a letter Friday that Idaho expects the federal government to uphold the most stringent vetting standards in […]

  • August 24, 2021 - Gov. Little, Attorney General Wasden announce intent to join national opioid settlements

    Settlements total $26 billion, including up to $119 million for Idaho (Boise, Idaho) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and Governor Brad Little have announced their intention to have Idaho join two national opioid settlements, totaling up to $26 billion. One settlement involves opioid distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health, and McKesson. The other involves opioid manufacturer Johnson […]

  • July 14, 2021 - U.S.-Mexico border driving Idaho’s growing drug threat

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little today hosted a roundtable with law enforcement leaders at Idaho State Police (ISP) headquarters in Boise to discuss Idaho’s growing drug threat and the connection to the United States-Mexico border.   “The sustained availability of drugs and the impact from crime related to drug abuse – including property and […]

  • July 14, 2021 - New Plan Sets Idaho’s Steps to Improve Behavioral Health Care

    (Boise, Idaho) – Changes are coming to Idaho’s behavioral health system with the release of a long-awaited strategic plan.   Members of the Idaho Behavioral Health Council in recent days presented the council’s first strategic plan to Gov. Brad Little, Idaho House and Senate leadership and the Idaho Supreme Court. The plan covers state actions […]