Idaho Governor Brad Little with the Fort Hall Business Council.
FORT HALL — The State of Idaho Governor Brad Little met with the Fort Hall Business Council on Wednesday, May 8 to discuss a number of issues to open dialogue and establish a better relationship.
FHBC Chairman Nathan Small speaks to Idaho Governor Brad Little and staff.
Issues discussed were proposed quarterly meetings with Idaho tribes; Public Law 280 Retrocession; Lower Four Snake River Dam Statewide Working group; State Board of Education, specifically support for an American Indian Board representative; Medicaid expansion; free access to state parks; State Attorney General office seeking to improve state/tribal relations; access to private property on Little’s family ranch for Chief Eagle Eye; high school mascots; tribal flags at the capitol, tribal energy and solar power; future of hemp; 911 fees to tribes for emergency services and state tax commission.
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