Emmett to host Little’s first ‘Capital for a Day’. Gov. Brad Little’s hometown of Emmett will host his first “Capital for a Day” event since becoming Idaho’s 33rd governor. The event will be held April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Emmett City Hall, located at 501 E. Main Street. Governor Little will be joined by First Lady Teresa Little.

“I am proud to continue the legacy of holding ‘Capital for a Day’ events monthly throughout Idaho,” Governor Little said. “This important event gives my Cabinet members and me a chance to listen directly to the people of Idaho, and it presents citizens the opportunity to ask questions and offer their suggestions directly to state government leaders.”

Officials joining Little include:

  • Superintendent of Public Instruction Sherri Ybarra
  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen
  • Idaho Department of Labor Director Jani Revier
  • Idaho Department of Commerce Director Tom Kealey
  • Idaho Transportation Board member Julie DeLorenzo
  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game Director Ed Schriever
  • Idaho Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman
  • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Director John Tippets
  • Idaho Department of Lands Director Dustin Miller
  • Idaho Lottery and Idaho State Liquor Division Director Jeff Anderson
  • Idaho Division of Building Safety Administrator Chris Jensen

Representatives of the other agencies and state entities will also attend, including Idaho State Police, Department of Agriculture, Department of Parks and Recreation, Idaho Rangeland Resource Commission, Soil and Water Conservation Commission, STEM Action Center, Workforce Development Council, Division of Veterans Affairs, and the State Appellate Public Defender.

Members of U.S. Senator Jim Risch’s staff and Congressman Russ Fulcher’s staff also will be in attendance.

Reclaim Idaho names communications director. Reclaim Idaho has announced the appointment of Jeremy J. Gugino as its Communications Director. Gugino will take on the position as a volunteer. Previously, Gugino was the volunteer communications director for the Idaho House and Senate Democrats from 2017-2018 and the volunteer deputy communications director for the House and Senate Democrats in 2019. He also served as communications director for A.J. Balukoff’s gubernatorial run in 2018.

Gugino holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri and a law degree from the Gonzaga University Law School. He was a producer at KMOU-TV in Columbia-Jefferson City (MO), KHQ-TV in Spokane, WA, WLWT-TV in Cincinnati, OH, KXLY-TV in Spokane, WA and an Executive Producer at WROC-TV in Rochester, NY. Gugino served as a Bankruptcy Trustee for the District of Idaho, Boise Region between 2007-2014 before retiring.

Gov. Brad Little’s calendar for the week of April 22-26

MONDAY, April 22, 2019

Governor Little will speak at the ribbon cutting for the Western Idaho Community Crisis Center, located at 524 Cleveland Boulevard in Caldwell at 12 p.m.

TUESDAY, April 23, 2019 

Governor Little will speak at the Boise State University Andrus Center for Public Policy Conference titled “Energy, Salmon, Agriculture and Community: Can We Come Together?” at the Boise State University Student Union Jordan Ballroom at 8 a.m.

Governor Little will host Capital for a Day at the Emmett City Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

THURSDAY, April 25, 2019

Governor Little will speak at the Annual Business Day breakfast for the Twin Falls Chamber of Commerce at Canyon Crest Dining & Event Center at 8 a.m.

FRIDAY, April 26, 2019

Governor Little will speak at Idaho State University President Kevin Satterlee’s installation ceremony at the Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello at 10:00 a.m.

Governor Little will issue a proclamation for Occupational Therapy Month in the Governor’s Ceremonial Office at 3 p.m.