New Lt. Gov. Brad Little, who just was appointed to the office three weeks ago on Jan. 6, is now acting governor - at least for six hours. With Gov. Butch Otter going in for shoulder surgery this afternoon at 2, Little was assigned to fill in as chief executive from 2 to 8 p.m. today, according to the governor’s office.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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