Otter: Idaho won't help with immigration crisis on Mexico border - Thu, 24 Jul 2014 PST
Idaho is off-limits to any plans to ease the growing humanitarian crisis on the Mexican border, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter declared Wednesday in a letter to federal officials.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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Governor Otter appoints PMC's Brenda Stanley to ICTF board
Portneuf Medical Center's director of marketing and public relations Brenda Stanley has had a longstanding passion to help children across the state and feels that serving on this board will help her spread the word about the issue of child abuse which is more prevalent than most people believe.
KMVT Twin Falls
Governor Otter Blasts President's Potential National Monument Designation
Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter said Monday that he strongly opposes and will resist any attempt by President Barack Obama to use executive authority under the Antiquities Act to lock up more public land by creating a Boulder-White Clouds national monument.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Peterson says he's filed lawsuit against GOP officials
Embattled state GOP Chairman Barry Peterson announced today that he and six backers have filed a lawsuit in state district court in Twin Falls County, challenging the state GOP central committee meeting that's been set for Aug. 2 by petition of several counties' delegations to pick new state party leaders.
Craven to retire, Otter names new Pardons & Parole chief
Olivia Craven, executive director of the state Commission of Pardons and Parole since 1984, is retiring in mid-August, and today Gov. Butch Otter named her replacement: Sandy Jones, who now heads up jail re-entry programs and alternative sentencing for the Ada County Sheriff's Office.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Otter taps Hill and Critchfield for state Board of Education openings
Gov. Butch Otter announced his choices for two openings of the state Board of Education today: David Hill of Boise, retired executive vice president of the Battelle Energy Alliance and deputy director for science and technology at the Idaho National Laboratory; and Debbie Critchfield of Oakley, a former member and chairman of the Cassia County ... (more)
Idaho Revenue Outpaced Expectations During Last Budget Year
Idaho finished the 2014 budget year in the black, Gov. C.L. Otter's office announced Wednesday.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Gov. Evans Got GOP Chair He Wanted
When asked, former chairman Greenfield surrendered his post. Gov. Otter is having no such luck.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
An October surprise?
Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter conveys an image of serenity and certainty as he goes from political events like the "God and Country" rally held in Nampa to the 4th of July parade in Idaho Falls where he and wife Lori, dressed in matching outfits, display their horsemanship skills.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Jeers: Petersen Pulls Out Old Trick
In his weekly Cheers & Jeers column during the 4th of July weekend, Marty Trillhaase gave Jeers to "embattled Idaho Republican Party Chairman Barry Peterson.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Guns on Campus bill that Gov. Otter signed protects Idaho citizens' constitutional rights
In continuing coverage, we spoke with Idaho Governor 'Butch' Otter about the Guns on Campus law when he was in Moscow for the Republican State Convention last month.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
KMVT Twin Falls
State Of Idaho Takes Over Management Of State Prison Near Boise
Staff with the Idaho Corrections Department have been preparing, for months, to take over the 2,080-bed facility.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
KBCI CBS 2
Gov. Otter applauds Hobby Lobby contraceptive ruling
Gov. Butch Otter on Monday said he appreciates the Supreme Court's decision which allows employers with religious objections to opt out of providing contraception.