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  • September 19, 2022 - Idaho, Taiwan Flour Millers sign $576 million wheat deal

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined representatives of the Idaho wheat industry and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Seattle in the State Capitol today to sign a letter of intent for the Taiwan Flour Mills Association (TFMA) to purchase U.S. wheat over the next two years, a deal valued at $576 million. […]

  • July 12, 2022 - Gov. Little comments on new Biden dam removal reports

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little issued the following statement today after the Biden administration released new reports calling for the removal of dams on the Lower Snake River. “I have been clear in my opposition to dam breaching because it is not a silver bullet for salmon recovery. Idaho has shown leadership and commitment […]

  • July 27, 2021 - Gov. Little urges Biden, Canadian prime minister to open U.S.-Canada border

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little joined the governors of Montana and North Dakota and two premiers of Canadian provinces in urging President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to “restore normal movement” and securely open the United States-Canada border immediately. Business, shopping, and tourism between the two countries remain slowed because of […]

  • April 30, 2021 - Gov. Little’s virtual trade mission to Mexico continues to strengthen Idaho economy

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little said today he is seeing early positive results from Idaho’s first virtual trade mission to Mexico last week. Mexico is Idaho’s fourth largest export destination, accounting for the purchase of $224.2 million in Idaho products in 2020. Export markets continue to be critical to Idaho businesses and the state’s […]

  • October 18, 2019 - Governor Little departs for his first official trade mission to Taiwan and Hong Kong

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little departs tonight for Taiwan and Hong Kong on his first official trade mission as Idaho’s 33rd Governor. First Lady Teresa Little, Idaho Department of Commerce Director Tom Kealey, and Idaho State Department of Agriculture Director Celia Gould will join the Governor on the nine-day trade mission. Taiwan is Idaho’s […]

  • September 23, 2019 - Governor’s diplomatic mission to Europe opens doors to new international economic ties

    Boise, Idaho – Governor Brad Little and First Lady Teresa Little concluded a six-day diplomatic mission Friday to strengthen Idaho’s ties with the Basque Country, the Netherlands, and Ireland. “A strong economy in Idaho depends on positive relationships between our state and international companies that do business here or are looking to expand in Idaho,” […]