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  • 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 […]

  • July 18, 2023 - Gov. Little appoints Paul Woods to State Tax Commission

    Boise, ID – Governor Brad Little announced today his appointment of Paul Woods to the Idaho State Tax Commission. Woods replaces Tom Katsilometes, who is retiring after more than 40 years of dedicated public service. Katsilometes, a Pocatello native, has served on the Idaho State Tax Commission for 18 years. His tenure has focused on […]

  • April 28, 2023 - Idaho stops millions in tax fraud

    Boise, Idaho – Idaho has delivered more tax relief per capita than any other state while stopping scammers from stealing millions from Idaho taxpayers. Thieves try to use stolen identities to file bogus tax returns so they can try to get refunds that aren’t theirs. Governor Brad Little is highlighting the success of the Idaho […]

  • April 18, 2023 - Gov. Little marks “100 Days of Achievement”

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little wrapped up the first 100 days of his second term as Idaho’s 33rd Governor last week, noting historic achievements in education, infrastructure investments, and tax relief. “Idaho’s success is no accident. When we improve schools, roads, water systems, internet access, outdoor opportunities, and public safety while delivering historic tax […]

  • April 6, 2023 - Gov. Little applauds productive legislative session

    Boise, Idaho – The Idaho Legislature adjourned “sine die” today, and Governor Brad Little thanked his legislative partners for working with him to advance his “Idaho First” plan this session. The Idaho Legislature approved 99-percent of the Governor’s “Idaho First” plan for tax relief and education and infrastructure investments. “Working together, we achieved major investments […]

  • March 31, 2023 - OPINION: Working together, we got simple property tax relief done right

    By Governor Brad Little No other state has given back more taxpayer money per capita than Idaho. We’ve turned back $2.7 billion in tax cuts to Idahoans just in the past three years. It’s a feather in our cap, an achievement we’re certainly proud of. However, Idaho’s fiscally conservative leaders aren’t stopping there. In January, […]

  • March 29, 2023 - Gov. Little champions simpler property tax relief for Idahoans

    Boise, Idaho – Enduring property tax relief is on its way to Idahoans after the Idaho Legislature passed a simpler package of property tax relief bills following Governor Brad Little’s veto of House Bill 292 earlier this week. In his veto, Governor Little called for the Legislature to deliver a simple property tax relief solution, […]

  • March 27, 2023 - Gov. Little: “Let’s get property tax relief done right.”

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Little vetoed House Bill 292 today, the so-called “property tax relief” bill passed by the Legislature. “Idaho stands apart from every other state because we focus on making taxes fair, simple, predictable, and competitive. House Bill 292 is not a simple bill. House Bill 292 is a hodgepodge of policy items […]