BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho Gov. Brad Little issued two executive orders that he says will cut government red tape.
Little on Thursday signed an order requiring that every regulation that an agency chooses to keep be justified. He says that going forward, about 20% of administrative rules will be reviewed annually.
Little also signed an executive order requiring agencies to clearly state that new guideline documents that clarity existing statutes or regulations are themselves not new law.
Little has been in office a little over a year. In his first year he cut or simplified 75% of the state’s administrative rules.