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  • June 14, 2024 - Fitch affirms Idaho’s AAA credit rating for fourth year in a row

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented on the announcement today from Fitch Ratings, one of the three big credit rating agencies in the country, that it affirmed Idaho’s AAA credit rating, the highest level a state can receive. Only a handful of states achieve the AAA credit rating annually. “Thanks to our diligent and […]

  • March 21, 2024 - Gov. Little secures historic funding for school facilities, House passes LAUNCH

    Boise, ID – Governor Brad Little issued the following statement applauding the passage of two initiatives in his ‘Idaho Works’ plan, securing historic investments into Idaho education from kindergarten to career. Historic funding for school facilities that doubles as long-term property and income tax relief is on its way to Idahoans following the passage of […]

  • March 6, 2024 - Gov. Little signs bill to give 20% unemployment insurance tax cut to Idaho businesses

    Nampa, Idaho – Surrounded by the hardworking employees of Nampa company Autovol, a leader in modular construction and automation, Governor Brad Little signed House Bill 428 today to cut unemployment insurance taxes another 20% for Idaho businesses. “Idaho has the strongest economy in the nation, putting us in the enviable position of being able to […]

  • March 5, 2024 - School facilities funding, tax relief bill nears finish line, advances to full Senate

    Boise, Idaho – House Bill 521, the school facilities funding and tax relief bill, passed the Senate Local Government and Taxation Committee today with a near unanimous vote. The bill, which received overwhelming support from the House of Representatives last month, now goes to the full Senate. Governor Little called for a historic investment in […]

  • March 1, 2024 - JFAC advances IDAHO WORKS transportation funding plan

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee advancing his recommendation for increased transportation funding. The committee approved Governor Little’s recommendation for an additional $200 million to continue fixing Idaho’s 900 outdated bridges and an additional $302 million ongoing for road maintenance and safety projects. Local cities and counties receive 40% […]

  • February 23, 2024 - LAUNCH, school facilities funding bills accelerate in Legislature

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on two of his key priorities reaching legislative milestones. Funding for LAUNCH passed the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee with broad support and heads to the House. The popular grant program offers graduating high school seniors up to $8,000 to enter a training program aligned with an in-demand career, […]

  • February 20, 2024 - Momentum builds on school facilities funding, tax relief bill

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little commented today on key developments in the school facilities funding and tax relief bill. House Bill 521 passed the House Revenue and Taxation Committee with bipartisan support and now heads to the House floor. The bill boasts a growing cosponsor list of 40 members of the Idaho House of […]

  • February 9, 2024 - Gov. Little applauds introduction of school facilities, tax relief bill

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued a statement today following the introduction of the school facilities funding and tax relief bill Thursday. “I am so grateful to my partners in the Legislature for supporting improved school facilities across our great state while delivering EVEN MORE tax relief for the hardworking families and businesses of […]

  • January 10, 2024 - VIDEO: Gov. Little’s State of the State and Budget Address

    Boise, Idaho – For the first time, Governor Brad Little incorporated a video into his traditional State of the State and Budget Address Monday. In case you missed it, the Governor’s full speech, including the video segment, can be found online here: Governor Little presented the most conservative budget recommendation since the Great Recession […]