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Butch Otter's Public Statements on Issue: Government Budget and Spending

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
Primary May 20, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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 15, 2014 State of Idaho Ends Budget Year in the Black
Jan. 12, 2014 State of the State and Budget Address
July 18, 2013 Idaho Closes Fiscal 2013 in the Black, with Responsible Set-Aside for Next Rainy Day
July 18, 2013 Blog: Idaho's Budgeting Process Helps Avoid Federal-Style Dysfunction, Paralysis
June 18, 2013 Governor Otter Announces Launch of Public Safety Initiative
April 4, 2013 Governor Cites Successes, Paths Forward From 2013 Legislature
Jan. 10, 2013 Idaho Governor and Controller Launch Financial Transparency Web Site
Jan. 7, 2013 2013 Idaho State of the State and Budget Address
July 13, 2012 State Budget Year Ends Better than Expected
March 30, 2012 Governor Applauds Accomplishments of Productive Legislative Session
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Cabinet Members
Nov. 21, 2011 Roll Call - Otter: D.C. Could Learn About Governing From Idaho
July 12, 2011 State Budget Ends Fiscal Year Well Ahead of Expectations; Governor Urges Caution
April 7, 2011 Governor Otter Applauds U.S. House Republican Budget Plan
Jan. 10, 2011 2011 State of the State and Budget Address
Jan. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama, Speaker Boehner, Senator Reid, Senator McConnell, Representative Pelosi and Secretary Sebelius:
Sept. 8, 2010 Governor, Superintendent Luna Urge School Leaders to Use Federal Dollars Wisely
July 29, 2010 Letter to Senators Dorgan and Bennett and Representatives Visclosky and Frelinghuysen
July 13, 2010 Year-End Budget Numbers Show Governor, Legislature Acted Responsibly
June 3, 2010 National Survey of States Indicates Idaho Budget a Success
March 5, 2010 Governor, Legislative Leaders Separate Fact From Fiction
Feb. 19, 2010 Op-Ed: Facts Can Be Stubborn - But They're Necessary
Jan. 7, 2010 Governor, Legislative Leaders Agree On Broad Budget Needs, Limitations
Sept. 3, 2009 State Revenue Forecast Down Sharply
July 1, 2009 Idaho Welcomes New Budget Year With Financial House in Order
April 20, 2009 Governor Vetoes Ten Bills, Including Eight Appropriations Measures
March 19, 2009 Governor Reacts to House Vote on Fuel Tax Bill
March 13, 2009 Separating Fact From Fiction on the Stimulus Plan
March 11, 2009 Governor Issues Stimulus Recommendations
Feb. 17, 2009 Governor Signs Executive Order for State Handling of Federal Stimulus Act
Dec. 1, 2008 Additional 3-Percent Holdback Ordered
Sept. 26, 2008 Governor Orders 1-Percent Holdback
March 25, 2008 Letter to Lawerence Denney, Speaker of the House, Idaho Legislature
March 20, 2008 Letter to James Risch, President of the Senate, Idaho Legislature
Sept. 8, 2005 Congressman Otter Comments On Relief Vote
May 24, 2005 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2006
Feb. 27, 2014 Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
Feb. 27, 2014 Issue Position: Limited Government and Unlimited Opportunity
March 29, 2010 Issue Position: Fiscal Responsibility
March 25, 2010 Issue Position: Promote Responsible Government
March 23, 2010 Issue Position: Limited Government and Unlimited Opportunity
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