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  • 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 The committee approved Governor Little’s recommendation for an additional $200 million to continue fixing Idaho’s 900 outdated bridges and an additional $302 million ongoing for road maintenance and safety projects.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: https://youtu.be/-ZGY6mmldSA?si=ZBtI-GEyG5GR668j Governor Little presented the most conservative budget recommendation since the Great Recession […]

  • November 29, 2023 - Idaho homeowners receive average 18-percent property tax reduction

    Boise, Idaho – Property tax bills arrive in Idahoans’ mailboxes across the state this week, and in most counties, taxpayers will see huge reductions in year-over-year taxes due to the historic property tax relief bill championed by Governor Brad Little and the Idaho Legislature this year. The average reduction in property taxes for Idaho homeowners […]

  • July 18, 2023 - Idaho panel accepting applications for new State Public Defender position

    Boise, Idaho – A panel established to recommend names for Governor Brad Little’s appointment of the State Public Defender is accepting applications for the new position. The new State Public Defender position is the result of property tax relief legislation the Governor signed in 2022. Governor Little signed House Bill 735a in 2022, providing immediate […]