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Eye On Boise

Otter lists five priorities

Gov. Butch Otter listed five priorities, with the first being not to raise taxes. No. 2: Maintain some cash reserves. No. 3: Protect education. "As our recovery advances, one of our first priorities for new dollars should be our public schools and higher education," he said. No. 4: Protect health and safety, "especially the neediest and most vulnerable among us." No. 5: Avoid duplication and waste. "You will hear more about that in a few minutes," he said.

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