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Eye On Boise Brad Little archive

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018

MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2018

From left, Republican Boise businessman Tommy Ahlquist, Lt. Gov. Brad Little and Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, participate in a debate at the studios of Idaho Public Television in Boise, Idaho, Monday, April 23, 2018.  (AP / Otto Kitsinger)

Idaho GOP governor hopefuls clash in debate, trade jabs

Idaho's top Republican candidates for governor gave voters three distinct options to choose from Monday during their second televised debate, which included plenty of jabs at each other's campaign tactics. U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador, a four-term congressman, pushed his aggressive economic plan to cut nearly a $1 billion of the state's taxes...

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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 31, 2018

MONDAY, JAN. 29, 2018

FRIDAY, JAN. 19, 2018

FRIDAY, JAN. 5, 2018


SUNDAY, DEC. 3, 2017

FRIDAY, NOV. 24, 2017

MONDAY, NOV. 20, 2017

Little voluntarily discloses his financial assets

Lt. Gov. Brad Little is the latest gubernatorial candidate to voluntarily release information on his financial assets. Idaho is one of just two states that don’t require elected officeholders to disclose any of their personal financial information. Yet the topic has become a key talking point for Idaho’s 2018 gubernatorial race after first-time...

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Little's answer to Labrador's Cruz endorsement: His own endorsement from local leader in Emmett

Lt. Gov. Brad Little’s campaign had no comment today on rival Raul Labrador’s endorsement by Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in the 2018 Idaho gubernatorial race, but said it would have an endorsement announcement of its own today. It’s out now, and it’s from Gem County Commission chairman and former Emmett mayor Bill Butticci. “It is humbling to have...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 5, 2017

TUESDAY, SEPT. 12, 2017

Lt. Gov. Little open, Rep. Labrador mum on releasing assets

Lt. Gov. Brad Little's campaign says he's open to voluntarily disclosing his assets at some point along the gubernatorial campaign trail, but his staffers aren't saying what Little will hand over or when that might happen. The Associated Press asked Little and U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador, both Republican candidates...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 24, 2017

Little unveils tax-cut proposals 

Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little released a series of tax-cut proposals today that he said he’d enact if he’s elected governor next year – topped by a $350 million cut in Idaho’s personal and corporate income taxes. That big cut would come over time, Little...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 3, 2017


MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017

FILE – Idaho Rep. Raul Labrador, right, speaks as Lt. Gov. Brad Little, center, and Tommy Ahlquist, left, listen during an Idaho GOP forum for 2018 candidates for governor in Coeur d’Alene on July 21, 2017. All three are proposing major tax cuts as they seek the open Idaho governor’s seat in 2018. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Idaho governor hopefuls raise more than $1.8M combined, as race for open seat heats up 

It may be 10 months until the 2018 primary in the race for an open Idaho governor’s seat and 16 months before the general election, but the three leading GOP contenders for the post already have raised more than $1.8 million combined for their campaigns. The reports – the first filed since the contest shaped up into a competitive battle between...

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MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017

MONDAY, JULY 17, 2017

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