Stories tagged: Butch Otter
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 10:44 p.m.
Asked about the racist violence in Charlottesville, Virgina, Gov. Butch Otter on Tuesday recalled Idaho’s own experience with neo-Nazi white supremacists, when the Aryan Nations was headquartered in North Idaho …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Idaho’s public schools will see a 7 percent boost in their payout from the state endowment next year, under a plan approved unanimously by the state Land Board on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
Gov. Butch Otter’s office says they are a little behind on conducting interviews for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court due to the Republican governor’s recent back surgeries.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter is continuing to recover at home following two surgeries and a subsequent infection.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter was released from the hospital Thursday after being admitted on July 14 for his second back surgery in a week, and then remaining hospitalized for treatment …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court, in a 4-1 ruling Tuesday afternoon, upheld Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of legislation removing the state’s 6 percent sales tax on groceries.
UPDATED: Fri., July 14, 2017, 6:21 p.m.
Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s staff says the Idaho Republican politician has undergone surgery twice in the past week to address a bulging disk in his back.
UPDATED: Sat., July 15, 2017, 11:05 p.m.
Idaho’s state tax revenues for the month of June came in nearly $30 million higher than projected – 8.8 percent above forecasts and 9.9 percent higher than the previous June …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
You might have thought it was just July, but officially, in Idaho, it’s also Idaho Spirits Month. That’s spirits as in vodka, rum, gin and brandy.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Idaho officials will treat a request for voter records from President Donald Trump’s commission investigating alleged voter fraud as a public records request, Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter is the only governor who’s joined 10 state attorneys general – including Idaho Attorney General Lawrence Wasden – in signing a letter urging the Trump Administration …
Thu., June 22, 2017, 2:32 p.m.
Boise businessman and school board member Anthony Joseph “A.J.” Balukoff said Thursday he’s considering running as a Democrat for governor in 2018.
UPDATED: Mon., June 19, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
There was a bit of confusion as to who was acting governor of Idaho on Tuesday, as the governor’s office initially reported that the first three in the line of …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 10:12 p.m.
Four Idaho Supreme Court justices had sharp questions for both sides, as they heard arguments Thursday in a court challenge to Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of legislation repealing the state’s …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Proponents of a lawsuit challenging Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s veto of a contentious grocery tax repeal bill will present arguments in front of the Idaho Supreme Court on Thursday.
Tue., June 13, 2017
An extended family of 13 Idahoans made their presence known on a Max train in Portland last week, including an older woman who told her grandson in a loud voice …
Sun., June 11, 2017, 5:07 p.m.
Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter says he will lead 11 aviation and aerospace companies on a trade mission to Paris.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter, in his annual address to the business community on Wednesday, touted the state’s current economic growth and said it’s proof his strategy during the recession worked, …
Sun., June 4, 2017
Idaho’s largest state agency will get a new director in July – Gov. Butch Otter has named Russ Barron, currently deputy director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 6:20 p.m.
A new law, signed last month by Gov. Butch Otter, seeks to provide a more secure, more appropriate place to house people in her situation than jail or an unsecured …
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
The nation’s new secretaries of Agriculture and the Interior brought a message to Boise on Friday: Public lands must be retained, but they also must produce more through resource extraction.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
Idaho State Police Lt. Col. Kedrick “Ked” Wills has been named the next director of the Idaho State Police, to succeed Col. Ralph Powell when he retires July 2 after …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 4 a.m.
When Idaho’s legislative and executive branches face off in court on June 15, much will be at stake.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Idaho is trying to identify all the monuments and memorials to the military and veterans in the state.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday limited the issues that the state can address in its upcoming arguments over Gov. Butch Otter’s disputed veto of legislation to repeal the state’s …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Eight northern and north-central Idaho counties have been approved for federal disaster declarations, allowing federal funds to help with flood recovery efforts.
Thu., May 18, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Gov. Butch Otter has appointed Payette County Commissioner Marc Shigeta and Idaho Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz to the Idaho Oil and Gar Conservation Committee.
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
The first medical school in Idaho has been slated to open in August 2018, pending its accreditation.
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:56 p.m.
BOISE – A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging two anti-abortion laws in Idaho now that lawmakers have repealed the targeted statutes. In 2015, Planned Parenthood of the Great …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s petition to intervene in the lawsuit challenging his veto of the grocery tax repeal bill was granted Friday by the Idaho Supreme Court.