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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
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
Oct. 30, 2013 Moving Idaho's State-Based Health Insurance Exchange Past Challenges
Oct. 29, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebulius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Delay Affordable Care Act Individual Mandate
Oct. 16, 2013 Governor Otter: Federal Dysfunction and Mismanagement Hurting Idahoans
Oct. 1, 2013 KTVB - Gov. Otter Reacts to Government Shutdown
Sept. 27, 2013 Governor to Kick Off New Health Promotion Program for State Employees
Aug. 20, 2013 Your Health Idaho Unveils New Logo and Launches Web site, Outreach Efforts
Aug. 15, 2013 Blog: Education Remains Our Top Priority
Aug. 14, 2013 Idaho Tax Revenue Forecast To Grow 2.1 Percent In Fiscal 2014
Aug. 13, 2013 Blog: Destroying The Timber Industry Failed, So Now Feds Want To Kill Competing Owls
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
July 10, 2013 Governor Otter Featured in Two New Wildfire Public Service Announcements
June 19, 2013 Blog: Thousands of Idahoans Express Their Civic Virtue by Volunteering for Public Service
June 18, 2013 Governor Otter Announces Launch of Public Safety Initiative
June 13, 2013 Secret Programs Raise Questions about Government's Relationship with Citizens
May 28, 2013 Governor Announces Public-Private Media Campaign Promoting Canal Safety
May 23, 2013 Implementing State Insurance Exchange Requires Moving Quickly, Creatively
May 6, 2013 Rehabilitated Parolees Paid Their Debt, Contributing to Society
April 17, 2013 St. Maries Attorney Appointed to First District Bench
April 4, 2013 Governor, Legislative Leaders to Work on Second Amendment Protections
April 4, 2013 Governor Cites Successes, Paths Forward From 2013 Legislature
March 29, 2013 Governor Otter Appoints Two to Star Fire District Commission
March 14, 2013 Governor Presses Energy Department Not to Let Sequestration Impact INL Cleanup
March 6, 2013 Governor Extends Mission of the Leadership in Nuclear Energy Commission
March 1, 2013 State-Based Insurance Exchange Preserves Our Options, Protects Our Interests
Feb. 6, 2013 Line Commission: Idaho Should Exercise Leadership in Protecting the INL as a Significant State Asset
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
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