Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter launched Accelerate Idaho – his vision for growing the state’s economy and increasing the earning potential for every Idahoan – on May 1, 2014.  Idaho is committed to being a national and global leader for economic growth and prosperity.  This means that, more than ever, we’re harnessing Idaho’s resources and talent to […]

Idaho to Receive an SBA STEP Grant for FY2014!

Idaho has, for the third year, been awarded with the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) grant! The STEP program is meant to increase the number of U.S. small businesses that export and to increase the value of exports by small businesses. Idaho is one of ONLY 24 states chosen as a grant recipient with […]

OPINION: Let’s Keep Our Eyes on the Prize

OPINION: Let’s Keep Our Eyes on the Prize Jeffery Sayer, Director Idaho Department of Commerce Idaho’s economy was robust when Governor Otter took office in 2007.  We enjoyed strong growth rates, competitive employment levels, and our industry sectors were thriving.   Idaho’s total economy was estimated at $51.5 billion, a number later revised by the federal […]

Rocky Mountain Hardware Continues to Win Prestigious Awards

The Sun Valley company also opened a Ketchum showroom in February 2014  Boise, Idaho—Monday, April 28, 2014— For the third year in a row, the architectural and design community has recognized Hailey-based Rocky Mountain Hardware in Interior Design magazine’s award program, honoring Barn Door Track as “Best of Year” in the Hardware category. “We are […]

2014 Women Bike Mini-Grants One of the primary goals of the Women Bike program is to seed, support and spread the best campaigns and ideas that are getting more women on bikes. Our mini-grants aim to provide best practices on women’s bicycling outreach and engagement to advocates and leaders nationwide, by sharing effective strategies, programs and materials to […]

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