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Otter: Referendum a ‘responsibility and a right’

Asked about a potential referendum to overturn the school reforms he'd just signed into law, Gov. Butch Otter said today, "The people have a responsibility and they have a right and they have the power to engage in a referendum to change whatever they think is wrong." He said, "That's covered in our Constitution - we the people that are the government."




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Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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