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  1. this Week: Education Options in Spotlight at 154 School Choice Week Events Across IdahoRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Wire

    There are 154 events planned in the Gem State to raise awareness about K-12 school choice, and 21,392 events nationwide. The events in Idaho, which are independently planned and independently funded, include everything from information sessions and open houses at schools to rallies, policy discussions, and movie screenings organized by community groups.

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  2. Governor Otter Proclaims Jan. 22-28 "Idaho School Choice Week"; Joins ...Read the original story

    Monday Jan 16 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    Governor C. L. "Butch" Otter has proclaimed Jan. 22-28 as Idaho School Choice Week. Fully 14 other governors and more than 500 mayors and county leaders have made similar proclamations.

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  3. Guest column: If they build itRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Post Register

    In his state of the state address last week, Gov. Otter expressed his "full and enthusiastic support" to the push for an eastern community college, writes Randy Stapilus. It did at the College of Western Idaho.

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  4. Idaho panel align with Gov. Otter on 2018 revenue forecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    For the fifth year in a row, Idaho lawmakers on an economic outlook panel sided with Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter' revenue projections on how much money will flow into the state in the 2018 fiscal year. The Joint Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee voted Thursday in favor of the estimate Otter released Monday's State of the State address.

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  5. University of Idaho to get millions to raise food better - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    The University of Idaho is feeling love from Gov. Butch Otter as it works to bring to life a $45 million research and education initiative in dairy and livestock production. Otter recommended the state invest $10 million in the university's research project, the Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment in the Twin Falls area, during Monday's State of the State address.

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  6. Vestal: Otter suffering 'reefer madness'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | The Spokesman-Review

    As the nation slowly stands down from its counterproductive and expensive war on marijuana, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has staked out a unique position. He's the only governor in the nation to have vetoed a bill that would allow people to use cannabidiol, or CBD, to treat inflammation, seizures, pain and other symptoms of chronic illness.

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  7. State of the State: CriticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Boise Weekly

    Critics from across the political spectrum wasted no time picking apart Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's Jan. 9 State of the State address, in which he unveiled a proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget that topped $3.6 billion - the majority to be spent on education. Democratic leadership offered some faint praise for what they called Otter's "strategic vision" of ensuring 60 percent of Idaho high-school graduates attain some kind of higher education, but quickly added that they doubted the governor was capable of convincing his own party to buy into that vision.

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  8. Dems react to State of the StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 10 | The Spokesman-Review

    House and Senate Democrats cited some common ground with GOP Gov. Butch Otter today in their reaction to his State of the State message, particularly in his focus on education. "Today's State of the State made it clear to us that Gov. Otter has heard how important education is to the future of Idaho," said House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding, D-Boise.

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  9. Gov. Otter focuses on education in State of the State speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | Education Week

    The Republican governor has no plan to address the state's growing lack of transportation funding, nor submit a proposal to provide health care to Idaho neediest during this year's legislative session Instead, Otter announced a short wish list during one of his shortest annual State of the State addresses on Monday afternoon. The speech marks the eleventh time Otter has kicked off the start of the legislative session with lawmakers, members of the judiciary and other leaders gathered in the Idaho Statehouse to hear his remarks.

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  10. Idaho Gov. Otter focuses on education, sets up fight with fellow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Spokesman-Review

    Idaho Gov. Butch Otter put his focus squarely on education Monday as he kicked off the legislative session with an address to a joint session of the House and Senate - bitterly disappointing many House Republicans by ruling out big new tax cuts. Otter said he's "as committed as ever" to limiting the size and growth of Idaho's state government.

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  11. House, Senate Dems react to State of the State message, plan inspector general legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Spokesman-Review

    Senate Minority Leader Michelle Stennett, left, and House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding, right, deliver the legislative Democrats' response Monday to Gov. Butch Otter's State of the State and budget address House and Senate Democrats cited some common ground with GOP Gov. Butch Otter today in their reaction to his State of the State message, particularly in his focus on education. "Today's State of the State made it clear to us that Gov. Otter has heard how important education is to the future of Idaho," said House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding, D-Boise.

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  12. Otter: Education must be priorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Spokesman-Review

    Gov. Butch Otter shakes hands with House Speaker Scott Bedke before his State of the State message "Seldom has the future seemed either as hopeful or as uncertain," Gov. Butch Otter told lawmakers in his State of the State message today. "It is beyond our power, or that of any state government, to bring order to national and global turmoil.

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  13. Iowa Animal Feed Company Expects Increased Sales in ChinaRead the original story

    Monday Jan 9 | PRWeb

    An Iowa company is anticipating increased sales in China, thanks to the Idaho governor's recent trade mission to Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. An Iowa company is anticipating increased sales in China, thanks to the Idaho governor's recent trade mission to Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

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  14. Gov. Otter being vetted for Trump Ag SecretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | The Hastings Tribune

    C.L. "Butch" Otter is one of several candidates being vetted for the post, his spokesman Jon Hanian, who is with Otter right now at the Western Governors' Association meeting in San Diego, told the Boise radio station 670 KBOI, which first reported on the possibility.

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  15. Taking stockRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | Ridenbaugh Press

    A place for the writings and the ideas of the people in and around the Ridenbaugh Press. The late David Broder, a political columnist and the long-time chief political editor for The Washington Post, at the end of each year used to review his 52 plus columns, and then share with his readers his self-critique.

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  16. Build It, But Don't Let It ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Boise Guardian

    Idaho old-timers will recall that in 1995, an agreement was signed between the State of Idaho, the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Department of Energy. The agreement was championed by then-Governor Phil Batt and former Governor Cecil Andrus , and ratified by a popular referendum .

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  17. Governor Otter Surfaces at Idaho Tax Conference Amid Rumors of a Trump Administration AppointmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Boise Weekly

    Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter insists taxes aren't the first subject to come up in discussions with companies contemplating a move to Idaho. "They usually ask 'quality of life' questions, and then they'll ask about education or our transportation systems," said Otter.

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  18. News of the Weird - Birds, Bibles and Blazers, oh myRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Extreme Hobbies John Weigel and Olaf Danielson are engaged in a frenzied battle of "extreme birdwatching," each hoping to close out 2016 as the new North American champ of the American Birding Association, and a September Smithsonian piece had Weigel ahead, 763 to 759. Danielson is perhaps better known for doing much of his birding in the nude .

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  19. Gov. Otter gets extra $54K a year to live at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Post Register

    Idaho's hilltop governor's mansion, former home of the late J.R. Simplot, who donated it to the state in 2004. No Idaho governor lived there.

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  20. Idaho business leaders praise China trade missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Here's a news item from the Associated Press: NAMPA, Idaho - Business leaders who traveled with Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter on his recent trade mission to China say the trip was a success, KIVI-TV reported . "The interest we received in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou was a reflection of the great products and services we were promoting, along with the tremendous market potential that remains in China," Otter said.

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