Author Archives: Gov. Brad Little

This Independence Day, let’s unite for a thriving future

The celebration of Independence Day this year will be unlike any other. Our experience with coronavirus will strip away much of the barbecues and fireworks displays that have traditionally marked Independence Day festivities. I’m saddened about that, but I choose ...

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Idaho leans on fiscally conservative principles in coronavirus relief decisions

Idaho was given the chance to once again demonstrate our fiscally conservative values when President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress directed $1.25 billion to all the smaller states including Idaho in federal coronavirus relief dollars. And we answered the ...

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President’s plan to responsibly reopen the economy in phases is underway in Idaho (access required)

President Donald Trump laid out new guidelines last night that align with Idaho’s approach to responsibly reopen our economy in stages. Like all our previous actions where we followed CDC and Presidential guidance, the new plan is in lockstep with the approach ...

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Gov. Brad Little’s 2020 State of the State and budget address

Mr. Speaker, Mr. Pro Tem, Madam President, honored legislators, my fellow constitutional officers, Mr. Chief Justice and members of the judiciary, my family, friends, and my fellow Idahoans. What a year! I could not have accomplished as much in the ...

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The future of work in Idaho

Today’s students are tomorrow’s workforce, and they will have to adapt to change in their careers more than any other generation before them. In a word, they will have to be agile. Technological advances and the anticipated automation of more ...

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How Idaho ushered in the largest regulatory cuts in state history

When I took office as Idaho’s 33rd Governor in January, I was determined to follow through on my promise to reduce regulatory burdens on Idaho citizens and businesses. Six months later, we have cut or simplified 40% of Idaho regulations! ...

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