Press Releases

Governor Otter Awards Community Development Block Grants

  NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Governor Otter Awards Community Development Block Grants Federally funded grants benefit economic development projects in Idaho cities and counties BOISE, Idaho— Thursday, April 19, 2018—Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter announced that 16 Idaho Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards will be distributed to […]

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European Trade Show Yields Significant Results for Seven Idaho Outdoor Recreation Companies

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov   European Trade Show Yields Significant Results for Seven Idaho Outdoor Recreation Companies   BOISE, Idaho—Wednesday, April 18, 2018— Idaho Department of Commerce exhibited at the IWA Outdoor Classics in Nuremberg, Germany March 9-12 to assist seven Idaho-based outdoor recreation companies specializing in the production […]

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Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Investment Subcommittee Announces April Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Investment Subcommittee Announces April Meeting   BOISE, Idaho—Monday, April 16, 2018—The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Investment Subcommittee will meet at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018 in the Clearwater Conference Room at Idaho Commerce (700 W. State Street, […]

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Idaho Commerce Announces New Economic Development Advisor

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Commerce Announces New Economic Development Advisor   BOISE, Idaho—Friday, April 13, 2018— Idaho Commerce Director Bobbi-Jo Meuleman has announced the hiring of George Lynch as Senior Economic Development Advisor. Mr. Lynch will start his new role at Idaho Commerce on April 17. “As I […]

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Idaho Commerce Opens Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Program Grant Application

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov   Idaho Commerce Opens Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Program Grant Application   BOISE, Idaho—Wednesday, April 11, 2018— The Idaho Department of Commerce is seeking applications for participation in its Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Program (RIEDP) for the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018. […]

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United States Treasury Approves Idaho Opportunity Zone Nominations

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov United States Treasury Approves Idaho Opportunity Zone Nominations BOISE, Idaho—Monday, April 9, 2018—The U.S. Treasury today officially certified Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter’s nomination of 28 low-income census tracts in Idaho to be designated federal “Opportunity Zones.” Opportunity Zones are a new community development program established by […]

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Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces April Meeting

MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces April Meeting BOISE, Idaho—Friday, April 6, 2018— The Idaho Economic Advisory Council (EAC) will meet on Friday, April 13, at 9:00 a.m. to review a Tax Reimbursement Incentive application as well as discuss Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) applications. The Council […]

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Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces March Meeting

  MEDIA ALERT Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Economic Advisory Council Announces March Meeting BOISE, Idaho—Thursday, March 15, 2018— The Idaho Economic Advisory Council (EAC) will meet on Thursday, March 22 at 2:00 p.m. to discuss Idaho Opportunity Zone applications and one Idaho Tax Reimbursement Incentive application. The meeting will be held […]

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Idaho Commerce at IWA Outdoor Classics Trade Show with Seven Idaho Outdoor Gear & Recreation Companies

NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Commerce at IWA Outdoor Classics Trade Show with Seven Idaho Outdoor Gear & Recreation Companies BOISE, Idaho—Thursday, March 8, 2018—The Idaho Department of Commerce is exhibiting at IWA Outdoor Classics in Nuremberg, Germany from March 9-12, 2018. The Idaho Commerce team is […]

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Idaho Commerce Announces New Business Development and Operations Administrator

  NEWS RELEASE:  For Immediate Release Contact: Megan Hill Idaho Commerce 208.334.2470 megan.hill@commerce.idaho.gov Idaho Commerce Announces New Business Development and Operations Administrator BOISE, Idaho—Tuesday, March 6, 2018—Idaho Commerce Director Bobbi-Jo Meuleman has announced the promotion of Jake Reynolds to Business Development and Operations Administrator. Mr. Reynolds currently serves as the department’s Business Retention and Expansion […]

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