Gov. Butch Otter is calling a special session of the Idaho Legislature for May 18 to address the state’s child support enforcement system. “We spent the last 18 days working very hard to come to some sort of resolution for the unfinished work” of this year’s Legislature, Otter said. He said he’s worked closely with House Speaker Scott Bedke, and the two have been talking at least daily. “It is very important to the state of Idaho and our continued effort on personal responsibility, and that’s really what it comes down to,” Otter said, “… to have folks that have children not be able to escape that personal responsibility by moving either to another state or another country”/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.
- Otter confident he has votes to pass Child Support bill/Eye on Boise
- Idaho Constitution: Special session can only address specified topics
Question: Shazam! The guv did the right thing! Thoughts?