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Butch Otter's Public Statements

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
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
Jan. 23, 2013 Governors, Premier Wall Urge President Obama to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline
Jan. 10, 2013 Idaho Governor and Controller Launch Financial Transparency Web Site
Jan. 8, 2013 Continuing the Idaho Strategic Energy Alliance repealing and replacing Executive Order No. 2009-05
Jan. 7, 2013 2013 Idaho State of the State and Budget Address
Jan. 4, 2013 Governor Taps ISP Director to Assess Idaho School Safety
Dec. 27, 2012 Getting Serious About Improving Our Schools Means Continuing the Conversation
Dec. 19, 2012 Governor Calls Upon Idahoans to Observe Moment of Silence for Sandy Hook Victims
Dec. 11, 2012 Governor Opts For State-Based Exchange
Nov. 2, 2012 Creating 21st Century Classrooms for Idaho's Students, Idaho's Future
Oct. 4, 2012 The True Cost of Idaho Wildfires
Aug. 23, 2012 Idaho's Medical Home Collaborative Two-Year Pilot Project Gets Provider, Insurer Support
Aug. 8, 2012 Federal Court Agrees: Slickspot Listing Violates Federal Law
July 18, 2012 Governor Names Office of Species Conservation Administrator
July 13, 2012 State Budget Year Ends Better than Expected
July 10, 2012 Idaho's Next Steps on Obamacare Require Further Study, Careful Consideration
June 29, 2012 Governor Otter Announces Draft Sage-Grouse Plan and Encourages Public Comment
June 28, 2012 Governor Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare
June 13, 2012 Governor Appoints Deputy Attorney General to Fourth District Court
June 12, 2012 Idaho Education Network Awards Innovation
June 8, 2012 IGEM Council is Tasked with Fostering a Spirit of Innovation that Will Lead to New Economic Opportunities for Idaho
May 23, 2012 Securing a Future for the Idaho National Laboratory, Without Putting Aside the Past
May 14, 2012 International Atomic Energy Agency Conference Address
May 4, 2012 Governor Highlights Success of Trade Mission to China
April 27, 2012 Governor Herbert Hosts Fellow Governors at Rocky Mountain Roundtable
April 20, 2012 Idaho Jobless Rate Drops Below 8 Percent
March 30, 2012 Governor Applauds Accomplishments of Productive Legislative Session
March 21, 2012 Governor Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling in Northern Idaho Property Rights Case
March 9, 2012 Governor Creates Sage-Grouse Task Force
March 9, 2012 Farmers Insurance Donates $10,000 to the Idaho National Guard Youth Challenge Program
Feb. 28, 2012 Western Caucus Examines Washington Barriers to Prosperity and Property Rights in the West
Feb. 28, 2012 Idaho Delegation Seeks Solutions to Federal Overreach
Feb. 23, 2012 Jim Kempton Appointed to Fill Region 4 Seat on Idaho Transportation Board
Feb. 1, 2012 Governor Creates Nuclear Energy Commission
Jan. 9, 2012 Idaho State of the State Address 2012
Dec. 29, 2011 An Idaho Health Insurance Exchange Makes Sense, But How It's Done Makes a Big Difference
Dec. 7, 2011 Letter to Cabinet Members
Nov. 22, 2011 Leaner, More Focused Government Must be Our New Normal
Nov. 21, 2011 Roll Call - Otter: D.C. Could Learn About Governing From Idaho
Nov. 17, 2011 Governor Otter's Statement on Execution of Paul Ezra Rhoades
Oct. 27, 2011 Boise State Public Radio - Otter's View on Patriot Act Still Stands Years Later
Oct. 12, 2011 Governor and Delegation React to NRC Approving Operating License for AREVA
Oct. 11, 2011 CAES Researchers Earn $18.2 Million; Provide Significant Return on Investment for Idaho
Sept. 28, 2011 Congress Urged to Continue Support for Rural Communities, Restoration of Nation's Forests
Sept. 23, 2011 Governor Promotes Safe Disposal of Unused Prescription Medicines in New Ads
Sept. 19, 2011 Governor Opts to Seek Federal Funding for Implementing State-Based Health Exchange
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
Aug. 23, 2011 Gov. Daugaard Joins Colleagues In Highway Funding Request
Aug. 11, 2011 Governor Unveils New Web Pages on Healthcare in Idaho
Aug. 10, 2011 Fox News "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren
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