Gem State Roundup

Idaho Gov. Brad Little to host ‘Capital for a Day’ event in Gooding

By: - March 13, 2023 4:00 am
Idaho Gov. Brad Little

Idaho Gov. Brad Little gives a victory speech at the Idaho GOP election night watch party at the Grove Hotel in Boise on Nov. 8, 2022. (Otto Kitsinger for Idaho Capital Sun)

Idaho Gov. Brad Little will hold his next “Capital for a Day” event in Gooding in an effort to connect Idahoans with state government.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 17 at the Gooding Basque Center, 285 Euskadi Lane.

Members of the governor’s cabinet will also be available to answer questions from residents.

“Capital for a Day is a great opportunity for myself and my administration to hear from Idahoans about the needs of their community,” Little said in a press release. “It is an honor to share this tradition with the good people of Gooding and learn how we can better serve them.”

Officials joining Little at the event include:

  • Idaho Commission on Hispanic Affairs Community Resource Development Specialist J.J. Saldaña
  • Idaho Commission for Libraries State Librarian Stephanie Bailey-White
  • Idaho Department of Commerce Director Tom Kealey
  • Idaho Department of Financial Management Administrator Alex Adams
  • Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Director Dave Jeppesen
  • Idaho Department of Labor Director Jani Revier
  • Idaho Department of Lands Director Dustin Miller
  • Idaho Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman
  • Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources Administrator Rich Stover
  • Idaho State Controller Brandon Woolf
  • Idaho State Department of Agriculture Director Chanel Tewalt 
  • Idaho State Police Major Steven Davis
  • Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Bevan
  • Idaho Transportation Department Director Scott Stokes


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Christina Lords
Christina Lords

Christina Lords is the editor-in-chief of the Idaho Capital Sun and has been a professional journalist covering local and state government since graduating from the University of Idaho in 2009. A Pocatello native, Lords is a fifth-generation Idahoan who served as a reporter at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News and the Post Register in Idaho Falls and served as assistant editor for the Idaho Press in Nampa. She also led the Idaho Statesman in Boise for two years before turning to nonprofit journalism.