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Butch Otter's Public Statements on Issue: Animals and Wildlife

Full Name: Clement 'Butch' Leroy Otter
Office: Governor (ID), Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Governor
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lori; 4 Children: John, Carolyn, Kimberly Dawn, Corrine
Birth Date: 05/03/1942
Birth Place: Caldwell, ID
Home City: Star, ID
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 7, 2014 Governor Otter Appoints Wolf Depredation Control Board Members
Jan. 12, 2014 State of the State and Budget Address
Dec. 6, 2013 Governor Otter's Russia Trade Mission a Success
Aug. 13, 2013 Blog: Destroying The Timber Industry Failed, So Now Feds Want To Kill Competing Owls
Aug. 8, 2012 Federal Court Agrees: Slickspot Listing Violates Federal Law
July 18, 2012 Governor Names Office of Species Conservation Administrator
June 29, 2012 Governor Otter Announces Draft Sage-Grouse Plan and Encourages Public Comment
March 30, 2012 Governor Applauds Accomplishments of Productive Legislative Session
March 9, 2012 Governor Creates Sage-Grouse Task Force
Sept. 8, 2011 Governor: Jeremy Hill Decision Welcome, but Endangered Species Act Must be Fixed
Aug. 25, 2011 Bonner County Daily Bee - Otter Supports Grizzly Shooter
June 30, 2011 Federal Agencies to Use State Landscape-Level Wildlife Mapping to Inform Land Use Decisions Across the West
Oct. 22, 2010 Idaho's Wolf Saga is a Tale of Broken Promieses
Oct. 19, 2010 Governor Otter Provides Answers to FAQ on Wolves
Oct. 18, 2010 Governor Otter Ends Idaho's "Designated Agent" Status in Wolf Management
Oct. 18, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Ken Salazar Secretary of the Interior
Oct. 1, 2010 Idaho Appreals Judge's Wolf Ruling
Sept. 8, 2010 Governor to Interior Secretary Salazar: Let's Get to Work
Aug. 31, 2010 Op-Ed - Defends of Wildlife Break Another Promise It Never Meant to Keep
Aug. 5, 2010 Statement by Governor Otter on Wolf Ruling
Sept. 9, 2009 Governor Applauds Judge's Wolf Decision
Aug. 31, 2009 Idaho Wolf Hunt Is On - For Now
March 6, 2009 Governor, Idaho Congressional Delegation Praise Wolf Delisting
Feb. 2, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States
Jan. 16, 2009 Wolf Delisting, State Management Long Overdue
Feb. 26, 2008 Governor's Cup is No' Special Interest'
Oct. 31, 2007 Governor Reacts to Biological Opinions
July 3, 2007 Land Legacy Trust Deserves Public Support
March 19, 2007 Opinion: Idaho Voices Needed on Delisting
March 5, 2007 Opinion: Idaho is Ready for Wolf Delisting
Sept. 7, 2006 American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
Aug. 6, 2006 TURNABOUT: Simpson and I Agree More Than We Differ
Jan. 6, 2006 Land Sales Bill
Oct. 25, 2005 The Idaho Central News - House Votes To Protect Second Amendment
Oct. 20, 2005 Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act
Sept. 29, 2005 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3824, Threatened and Endangered Species Recovery Act of 2005
Nov. 16, 2004 BLM Releases Sage Grouse Interim Strategy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Proper Role of Government
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Water
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Endangered Species Act
July 13, 2010 Issue Position: Endangered Species Act
March 29, 2010 Issue Position: Proper Role of Government
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