#18 Idaho


6.68 out of 10 in Taxation and Regulation

7.67 out of 10 in Workforce Quality

8.08 out of 10 in Living Environment

Right to Work?


State Profile

Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter announced the creation of a Governor’s Workforce Development Task Force charged with studying ways to improve Idaho’s funding and delivery of training programs to meet growing employer demand for skilled workers. The effort is part of the Governor’s “K-through-Career” campaign and the statewide goal of 60% of Idahoans between the ages of 25 and 34 having a postsecondary degree or technical certification by 2020.

Key Industries

Agriculture; University R&D commercialization

Key Companies

Alliance Data
Boise Cascade
Edward Jones
Micron Technology
MWI Veterinary Supplies
T-Mobile

Key Contacts

Commerce

Megan Ronk, Director
208-334-2470
700 W State Street
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0093
megan.ronk@commerce.idaho.gov
http://commerce.idaho.gov/

Current Developments

2016 REGIONAL REPORT: The West

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