Idaho ADA 30 Year Anniversary Proclamation

    In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Governor Brad Little issued a Proclamation declaring July 26, 2020 to be “Americans with Disabilities Act Awareness Day” in Idaho. Watch the proclamation here.

Notice of Public Hearing & Comment Period; Five-Year Consolidated Plan

Idaho Housing and Finance Association and the Idaho Department of Commerce Notice of Public Hearing & Comment Period Draft 2020-2024 Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Idaho’s Federal Affordable Housing and Community Development Programs   Descriptive Summary: As required, IHFA and the IDC drafted a Five-Year (Program Years 2020-2024) Consolidated Plan for Idaho’s HUD-funded affordable housing and

Idaho National Laboratory a major contributor to Idaho’s economy

INL News Release Sarah Neumann, 208-520-1651, Lori McNamara, 208-520-6066, Idaho National Laboratory a major contributor to Idaho’s economy IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (February 26, 2019) — An annual economic impact summary shows that Idaho National Laboratory continues to be a major contributor to Idaho’s economy. Highlights from the “INL Fiscal Year 2018 Economic Summary”

Forbes names Idaho No. 3 state people are moving to

  Idaho’s major industries include food processing, lumber/wood products, chemicals, paper, mining and tourism. The state produces nearly one-third of the potatoes grown in the U.S. One of the biggest sectors is science and technology led by semiconductor maker Micron Technology. Other companies with a major tech presence in Idaho include Oracle, Hewlett-Packard and ON

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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Idaho lab protects US infrastructure from cyber attacks

  It’s called the “Dark Side” because the 50 workers there prefer to keep the lights low so they can dim the brightness on their computer screens. Or maybe it’s because of what they do in cyber research and development. Questions about exactly what goes on at the heart of one of the United States’

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Idaho Wants Mining Investors to Know it’s Open for Business

From Alastair Sharp In Toronto, courtesy of Mining Journal When the global financial crisis hit several years ago, the state of Idaho had to cut back. With its annual operating budget shrinking from US$3.2 billion in 2007 to $2.2 billion in 2010, Governor CL ‘Butch’ Otter said the state divided its spending plans into nice