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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
March 27, 2014 Governor Otter Signs Bill to Protect Student Data Security
March 21, 2014 Governor Cites Legislative Success, Progress
March 19, 2014 Governor Otter Signs Justice Reinvestment Bill
March 18, 2014 Governor Otter Signs School Improvement Strategic Planning Bill
March 7, 2014 Governor Hails Water Legislation Successes
March 6, 2014 Governor Establishes Idaho Healthcare Coalition to Implement Innovation Plan
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Army National Guard Cuts
Feb. 24, 2014 Restoring Focus on Our Legislative Priorities
Jan. 30, 2014 Governor Launches Interagency Rapid Response Team to Support Job Growth
Jan. 22, 2014 Governor Names Working Group to Study State Endowment Governance and Processes
Jan. 17, 2014 Governor Otter Applauds Report Outlining Comprehensive Public Safety Framework - Effort Aims to Reduce Recidivism and Save Taxpayer Dollars
Jan. 12, 2014 State of the State and Budget Address
Jan. 2, 2014 State Launches Redesigned Official Website
Jan. 2, 2014 Letter to Robin Sandy, Chairman of the Idaho Board of Correction - Idaho Correctional Center
Dec. 20, 2013 Rep. Janie Ward-Engleking Appointed to Fill Idaho Senate Vacancy
Dec. 6, 2013 Governor Otter's Russia Trade Mission a Success
Dec. 3, 2013 Governor Otter Asks Health Insurance Carriers to Consider Reinstating Coverage
Nov. 26, 2013 Governor Sets December 9 Deadline for State Board of Education Applications
Nov. 22, 2013 Governor and First Lady to Host Ceremonial Lighting of Idaho's Capitol Christmas Tree
Nov. 15, 2013 Caldwell Attorney Appointed to New Third District Judgeship
Nov. 15, 2013 Ken Edmunds Named New Idaho Department of Labor Director
Nov. 13, 2013 Governor Otter Reacts to Interior Department's Gateway West Announcement
Nov. 10, 2013 Governor Condemns Vandalism of Eastern Idaho Churches
Nov. 8, 2013 The Idaho Meth Project and Office of Drug Policy Host Screening of "Out of Reach" -- a Teen Filmmaker's Short Film about Medicine Abuse
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
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