Press/News Category Archives: Business

Risch, Idaho Commerce Lead Holiday Revival of Initiative to Help Idaho Small Businesses

WASHINGTON – In an effort to support Idaho’s small businesses, U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho) and the Idaho Department of Commerce today announced the return of the second annual Support Local Gems: All Season Long initiative. Support Local Gems: All Season Long is a holiday revival of the statewide  Support Local Gems public awareness campaign that encourages Idahoans to support the

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Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces October Meeting

MEDIA ALERT                                                            Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces October Meeting BOISE, Idaho (October 22, 2021) – The Idaho Economic Advisory

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New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council

MEDIA ALERT                                                            Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov New Members Appointed to Idaho Economic Advisory Council BOISE, Idaho (September 13, 2021) — Governor Brad Little

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Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces August Meeting

MEDIA ALERT                                                            Contact: Cody Allred Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 cody.allred@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces August Meeting BOISE, Idaho (August 20, 2021) — The Idaho Economic Advisory

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Idaho Wild Rivers 2021 Grant Program Applications Open

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Laurie McConnell Idaho Tourism 208.287.0781 Laurie.McConnell@tourism.idaho.gov  Idaho Commerce Opens Applications for the 2021 Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program BOISE, Idaho (November 16, 2020) — Idaho Commerce is accepting applications for the Idaho Wild Rivers Grant Program for the 2021 grant cycle. Applications must be submitted via the Department’s online portal by 4:00

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Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Taylor Walker Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 taylor.walker@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Broadband Task Force Announces August Meeting BOISE, Idaho (August 23, 2019) — The Idaho Broadband Task Force will meet Wednesday, August 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PST. The meeting will be held at the Coeur d’Alene Resort (115 S 2nd St,

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Meet the Women Pioneering Idaho Wine

  Not only are women making some of Idaho’s best wine, but they’re shaping the future of this Pacific Northwest state’s budding industry. In a nascent wine industry that includes only 50 or so producers, one fact stands out: Women are not only making some of the state’s best wine, they are also making the

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Tariffs hit some Idaho produce, but exports strong overall

  BOISE — Exports contributed nearly $4 billion to Idaho’s economy in 2017. Though tariff wars with trade partners over the past year have hit some Idaho producers’ profits, overall exports are strong, and heads of Idaho’s foreign trade offices see opportunities on the horizon such as exporting hops for craft beer in the Asian

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