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Otter touts education improvements, tax cuts as lawmakers depart; link to full story

Gov. Butch Otter, joined by GOP legislative leaders, discusses Idaho's just concluded legislative session on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Idaho state Capitol. (The Spokesman-Review / Betsy Z. Russell)
Gov. Butch Otter, joined by GOP legislative leaders, discusses Idaho's just concluded legislative session on Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Idaho state Capitol. (The Spokesman-Review / Betsy Z. Russell)

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter on Thursday put education improvements at the top of his list of accomplishments of this year’s just-concluded legislative session, the last one of his three terms as the state’s governor. Otter noted that the public school budget was boosted by $100 million; scholarships were expanded; and more; you can read my full story here at spokesman.com.



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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