GOP Governor Brad Little Focuses On Education In Idaho

Little is committed to improving education and supporting teachers across his state.

The RGA reports:

Idaho’s new GOP Governor Brad Little is committed to improving education and supporting teachers across his state.

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports that Governor Little is not only focused on increasing compensation for Idaho educators but also on ensuring that teachers are “respected for the profession they’re from,” calling that “the most important thing that we can do.” Governor Little joins other GOP chief executives – including Brian Kemp of Georgia and Eric Holcomb of Indiana – in making increased teacher compensation a top priority.

With Governor Little, Idaho teachers know they have a firm advocate working tirelessly to improve their state’s education system for educators and students.

Moscow-Pullman Daily News: Gov Little: Make Idaho the No. 1 Place To Be

Whenever Idaho Gov. Brad Little makes a decision, he said he makes sure it supports his top priority of keeping Idaho’s young adults in the Gem State.

“Everything we do in my administration is based on that one filter,” Little said. “How do we create the best possible opportunity for Idaho kids to stay here (and) for those that left, to come back?”

The Republican governor took a brief break from the legislative session and returned to his alma mater Monday to address more than 100 University of Idaho fraternity and sorority students during a presentation titled, “From Greek to Governor,” inside the International Ballroom at the Bruce M. Pitman Center.


Little said what is more important than teacher pay is that Idaho’s educators are honored.

“They need to be fairly compensated and we still got a long way to go there,” he said. “But what they absolutely have to be, is they have to be respected for the profession they’re from. And to me, that’s the most important thing that we can do.”

13 hours ago

Republican Glenn Youngkin sworn in as governor of Virginia

Republican Glenn Youngkin was sworn on Saturday as the next governor of Virginia, delivering an optimistic message about empowering parents, overcoming COVID-19 and providing economic relief to families and businesses

5 days, 13 hours ago

Unemployment agency pegs likely pandemic fraud losses at more than $8.5 billion

Michigan's jobless aid agency lost more than $8.5 billion to suspected fraudulent payments amid record claims and persistent attempts at fraud during the pandemic

6 days, 9 hours ago

Gov. McMaster urges lawmakers to cut SC taxes, raise state employee and officer pay

Gov. Henry McMaster called on South Carolina lawmakers to raise pay for state employees and law enforcement officers by 2%, all while urging legislators to also cut taxes

6 days, 12 hours ago

Milwaukee County Residents Push Wisconsin Gov To Fire DA Over Waukesha Attack

Milwaukee County residents are pushing Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers (D) to terminate a district attorney after a man released from jail after posting bail killed several people and injured more than 60 others

6 days, 13 hours ago

Gov. Hogan proposes $500 million plan to address crime and 'refund police'

In his legislative announcement news conference, Gov. Larry Hogan said crime prevention will be a top priority.

1 week ago

Georgia governor’s proposals aim to crack down on gang crime

Gov. Brian Kemp will back legislation to create an anti-gang unit in the state attorney general’s office