Stories tagged: Brad Little
UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017, 10:29 p.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Little says if he’s elected Idaho governor, ‘Idaho will act’ on health care
Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little unveiled a series of proposals on health care, the economy and regulation on Wednesday, saying they’re things he’d enact if elected governor in 2018.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Idaho tax revenues exceed annual forecast by nearly $94 million
Idaho’s state tax revenues for the month of June came in nearly $30 million higher than projected – 8.8 percent above forecasts and 9.9 percent higher than the previous June …
Sun., June 4, 2017, 2:10 p.m.
Lt. Gov. Brad Little served as acting governor 373 times
If Lt. Gov. Brad Little wins his bid to be Idaho’s next governor in 2018, he will be the only candidate to already have hands-on experience with the job.
Sun., June 4, 2017
Eye on Boise: Idaho’s largest state agency to get a new director
Idaho’s largest state agency will get a new director in July – Gov. Butch Otter has named Russ Barron, currently deputy director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, …
Sun., May 28, 2017
Eye on Boise: Candidates for Idaho governor hit the campaign trail early
A year out from the primary election in the 2018 race for governor of Idaho, the campaign has started heating up.
Sun., May 21, 2017
Eye on Boise: GOP still posting strong numbers in Idaho
With all the roiling national hubbub surrounding President Trump, there’s been speculation on the national scene that voters may turn away from the Republican Party. But there’s certainly no sign …
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
Eye on Boise: Idaho presidential ballot to offer eight choices
BOISE – Idaho’s presidential ballot for November has ballooned to eight candidates, as three independents turned in enough signatures just in time to qualify for the ballot. The three who …
Sun., July 17, 2016, 4 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Numbers show Idaho is a big spender? Experts say no
Claims by the Idaho Freedom Foundation that Idaho has become an extravagant spender, outstripping other states, are clearly off the mark, to the point that the former chief economist for …
Sun., July 10, 2016, 4 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Idaho’s sales taxes rank low in national comparison
The Tax Foundation has released a new comparison of state and local sales taxes by state, and Idaho’s ranks at the lower end, 37th highest.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 12:36 p.m.
Idaho declares disaster for windstorm damage repairs
Acting Idaho Gov. Brad Little this morning declared an emergency for Benewah, Bonner, Boundary and Kootenai counties in the wake of the disastrous Nov. 18 windstorm, paving the way for …
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
Eye on Boise: GOP decides national delegate process
When the Idaho Republican Party holds its presidential primary election on March 8, it’ll determine how the state’s 32 delegates to the Republican National Convention are apportioned, and it’s not …
Sun., March 15, 2015
Eye on Boise: Bill limiting kids’ use of tanning beds heads to governor
After years of debate, lawmakers have sent legislation limiting children’s use of artificial tanning beds to Gov. Butch Otter’s desk. HB 177 passed the Senate late last week on a …
Fri., Nov. 28, 2014
Idaho Lt. Gov. Little prepared to take on role of governor
BOISE – If newly re-elected 72-year-old Idaho Gov. Butch Otter didn’t complete his full third term, Idaho’s new governor would be Brad Little, the second-term lieutenant governor, rancher and former …
Fri., Oct. 31, 2014
Idaho’s recovery shapes debate
BOISE – In a polite but pointed debate, Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little and his Democratic challenger, Bert Marley, outlined sharply differing views of how Idaho is faring as it …
Sun., May 11, 2014
Eye on Boise: Raul Labrador seeks labor law amendments
BOISE – Sixteen- and 17-year-olds should be able to work in mechanized logging operations under parental supervision, 1st District Congressman Raul Labrador says. He’s proposed legislation to amend the Fair …
Sat., May 10, 2014
Idaho GOP lieutenant governor candidates’ views divergent
BOISE – Idaho County Commissioner Jim Chmelik would use the position of lieutenant governor the same way he’s used his county position, he said in a televised debate Friday: He’d …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2011
Trade mission gives Idaho business a boost BOISE – Idaho’s delegation has returned from a trade mission to Mexico and Brazil and reports “tremendous interest and opportunities in both countries …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2011, 9:30 a.m.
As execution approaches, Otter checks in from Maui
BOISE – As last-minute pleas for clemency continued to pour into Idaho’s state Capitol this week in advance of the state’s first execution since 1994, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter wasn’t …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2011, 4:37 p.m.
As execution approaches, Otter’s in Maui
As last-minute pleas for clemency continued to pour into Idaho’s state Capitol this week in advance of the state’s first execution since 1994, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, who could commute …
Sun., Oct. 17, 2010
Eye on Boise: Spirited debate in race for Secretary of State
BOISE – They may be lower-profile state offices, but there were lively debates last week in the races for Secretary of State and Lieutenant Governor. Secretary of State Ben Ysursa …
Sun., Sept. 5, 2010
Eye on Boise: Holiday travel expected to go up despite gas prices
BOISE – Idaho’s average gas price is now $2.99 per gallon, up four cents in the past three weeks and 31 cents above the national average of $2.68, according to …
Fri., Sept. 3, 2010, 6:10 a.m.
AAA: Washington gas prices up 14 cents over year
The AAA auto club says drivers hitting the road this Labor Day weekend in Washington will find gasoline prices 14 cents a gallon higher than they were this time last …
Sun., Oct. 25, 2009
Waterway protection program streamlined
BOISE – When Idaho boaters register their boats for the next boating season, they’ll no longer have to purchase a separate invasive species sticker – it’ll all be combined into …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2009
Lobbyists helping Idaho lieutenant governor
BOISE – A week after new Idaho Lt. Gov. Brad Little said it was the “best practice” for elected officials not to accept campaign contributions from lobbyists during the legislative …
Wed., Jan. 7, 2009
Brad Little named lieutenant governor
BOISE – Brad Little, a rancher and state senator from Emmett, Idaho, was chosen by Gov. Butch Otter on Tuesday to be Idaho’s new lieutenant governor, as former Lt. Gov. …
Tue., Jan. 6, 2009, 10:26 a.m.
Otter names Little to Idaho’s No. 2 post
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter made big political news just now with his announcement of his pick for the state’s new lieutenant governor: Sen. Brad Little, R-Emmett, a rancher and Senate …