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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
Feb. 3, 2011 John Tippets of Bennington Named to Fill District 31 Senate Vacancy
Feb. 3, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama The President of the United States
Jan. 31, 2011 Risch, Otter Hail Ruling on Idaho Roadless Case
Jan. 26, 2011 Governor, Attorney General: New MOA Protects 1995 Agreement, Idaho National Laboratory's Future
Jan. 13, 2011 Governor Urges Interior Secretary to Withdraw "Wild Lands" Order
Jan. 12, 2011 Superintendent Luna, Governor Otter Unveil Three Pillars for Customer-Drive Education
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:
Jan. 7, 2011 Second Inaugural Address
Jan. 6, 2011 New Agreement Protects State Interests, Strengthens INL's Key Energy Research Role
Dec. 13, 2010 Governor Otter Reacts to Federal Judge's Ruling on Obamacare
Nov. 23, 2010 Transportation Task Force Affirms Need; Calls for Delaying Revenue Enhancements for Now
Nov. 23, 2010 Transportation Task Force Affirms Need; Calls for Delaying Revenue Enhancements for Now
Nov. 10, 2010 Doing the Responsible Things Earns Public Support, Even in Difficult Times
Oct. 29, 2010 Op-Ed - Idaho is Taking the Lead on Energy Efficiency Research, Application
Oct. 27, 2010 Governor Otter Joins Public, Private Partners in Backing Energy Efficiency Research Institute
Oct. 25, 2010 State, Local Collaboration is Crucial to Project 60 Successes - Just Ask Allstate, C3
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. 19, 2010 Dentaquest Reopens Idaho Smiles Medicaid Contract to All Providers
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. 15, 2010 Governor Approves Spice Rule, Applauds Local Measuers
Oct. 14, 2010 Governor Applauds Judge's Decision to Let Obamacare Challenge Proceed
Oct. 11, 2010 Letter to Speaker Pelosi, Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader Boehner and Minority Leader McConnell
Oct. 5, 2010 Governor to Sign "Spice" Rule October 15th
Oct. 1, 2010 Idaho Appreals Judge's Wolf Ruling
Sept. 27, 2010 Op-Ed - "Rec-Tech" Manufacturing Industry: A Great Fit for Idaho's Economy
Sept. 10, 2010 Governor, Superintendent Luna Address Students Across State Over the Idaho Education Network
Sept. 8, 2010 Governor to Interior Secretary Salazar: Let's Get to Work
Sept. 8, 2010 Governor, Superintendent Luna Urge School Leaders to Use Federal Dollars Wisely
Sept. 3, 2010 Idaho Supports Arizona Appeal on Illegal Immigrant Law
Aug. 31, 2010 Op-Ed - Defends of Wildlife Break Another Promise It Never Meant to Keep
Aug. 25, 2010 Times News - Lawmakers Highlight Legislation Aimed at Developing Renewable Energy
Aug. 23, 2010 Molina Meets with Medicaid Providers, Governor Otter About Payments Issues
Aug. 18, 2010 Healthcare Industry is a Driving Force in Idaho's Economic Recovery
Aug. 16, 2010 Governor Otter and Superintendent Luna Emphasize Focus on Public Schools Funding
Aug. 5, 2010 Statement by Governor Otter on Wolf Ruling
Aug. 3, 2010 Governor Otter Says Proposal Lacks Leadership and Credibility
July 30, 2010 Idaho and Bizkaia Strengthen Bonds
July 29, 2010 Congress Urged to Increase Loan Guarantees for Additional Nuclear Power Plants
July 29, 2010 Idaho Bases Not on "Preferred Alternatives" List for First Round of F-35
July 29, 2010 Letter to Senators Dorgan and Bennett and Representatives Visclosky and Frelinghuysen
July 28, 2010 Governor Won't Intervene in Football Scheduling
July 22, 2010 Energy is Idaho's Next Industry Frontier
July 15, 2010 State Job Openings to be Tweeted
July 13, 2010 Year-End Budget Numbers Show Governor, Legislature Acted Responsibly
June 29, 2010 Governors Commit to Completing Regional, Trans-boundary Wildlife Maps in Three Years
June 28, 2010 Western Governors, Experts say Potential Water Crisis Looms Without Smarter Water Planning, Management
June 18, 2010 China Trade Mission Provided Short-Term, Long-Term Benefits for Idaho
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