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2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Dem Tweaks Otter, Faces Rebuttal

County House candidate Travis Manning thought he'd amuse himself and his supporters by satirizing Gov. Butch Otter on his campaign Facebook page.

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6 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Cutline Contest -- 4.16.14

At the North Idaho Political Action Committee luncheon at the Coeur d'Alene Resort Events Center Saturday, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter auctions off cookies baked by Attorney General Lawrence Wasden's wife, Tracey.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Idaho Debates set in nine primary races

The Idaho Debates will feature a series of nine debates in Idaho races in advance of the May 20 primary election, the Idaho Press Club, the League of Women Voters of Idaho and Idaho Public Television announced today.

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Ridenbaugh Press

The case for Fulcher

Many states are preparing to soon hold their Primary elections. Throughout the western states, the primaries are often held in the spring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Raul Labrador, Idaho Government, Idaho, C. L. Otter, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

NIPAC Lunch Attracts Guv, Full House

Gov. Butch Otter speaks to the crowd of about 250 people who turned out for a luncheon sponsored by the North Idaho Political Action Committee at the Coeur d'Alene Resort golf course Saturday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Otter declines to fill out Idaho GOP platform survey, submits letter instead

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has declined to fill out a form certifying that he agrees with each and every tenet of the Idaho Republican Party platform, including repealing the 17th amendment direct election of U.S. senators and returning to the gold standard.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KTVB Boise

WWII vet helped bury 3,000 military service members

Sandy McCary's father lovingly kept records of more than 3,000 veterans he helped lay to rest at the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, US House of Representatives, Boise, ID, Eagle, ID

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Ed task force goes back to work in two new committees...

The governor's education improvement task force met today in the form of two new committees working on teacher compensation and school structure and governance, Idaho Education News reports, and the groups hope to report to members of the State Board of Education and Gov. Butch Otter by August or September on detailed strategies for implementing ... (more)

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KBCI CBS 2

Governer's education task force back at work in Boise

It's round two for the governor's Education Task Force which reconvened at Boise State Monday, then split into two groups to deal with some major issues left on the table from this past legislative session .

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Related Topix: Boise, ID, Education Etc., US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Coeur d'Alene, ID

The Spokesman-Review

Ysursa: Cross-Over Response 'Tepid'

If Sen. Russ Fulcher defeats Gov. Butch Otter in the May 20 Republican primary by a hair's breadth, he may credit his effort to convince non-Republicans to re-register and vote for him over the two-term incumbent.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

News Max

Romney's Recent Moves Fuel Speculation About 2016 Run

Is Mitt Romney running for president in 2016? He has said no - even just weeks ago t o Bob Schieffer on "Face the Nation" on CBS News.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Face the Nation, Entertainment, Television, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Jim Risch

Fri Apr 04, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Otter vetoes Idaho gov's raise for next year - Fri, 04 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - Idaho Gov. Butch Otter on Friday issued his first and only veto of this year's legislative session, invoking his line-item veto power to nix an $1,800 appropriation for a 1.5 percent raise for the governor next year.

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The Spokesman-Review

Luke Frowns, Toby Runs In New State

State Rep. Luke Malek, R-Coeur d'Alene, right, and state Rep. Frank Henderson, R-Post Falls, gab while waiting for Republican Gov. Butch Otter to land to officially announce his candidacy for re-election, Wednesday in Hayden.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Otter signs new jobs tax-reimbursement incentive bill into law

A plan to use big tax breaks to lure businesses to expand in Idaho won the governor's stamp of approval, the AP reports.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Lanza booted from Otter's ed task force after he joins Democratic challenger's campaign

Mike Lanza, the parent-turned-education activist who chaired the campaign that successfully overturned the "Students Come First" school reform laws, says he's been booted from Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's education improvement task force because he's signed on with Otter's Democratic opponent's campaign.

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KLEW-TV Lewiston

University of Idaho formed a task force to prepare for guns on campus law

Idaho's Guns on Campus law will go into effect this July, and the University of Idaho formed a task force to prepare for it.

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The Spokesman-Review

Otter kicks off re-election campaign with four-stop tour of the state

Gov. Butch Otter is formally launching his re-election campaign today with a four-stop tour of the state.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Just 30 bills left on governor's desk; session yielded nearly twice as many as last year

There are still about 30 bills left that lawmakers passed this year but Gov. Butch Otter has not yet taken action on; he has until Friday.

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The Spokesman-Review

Doug Clark: Mini-me shows real potential - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. When you get to be a man of my age, it's only natural to start worrying about your impending death.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Catching up on some news...

Lots of news has happened over the past week while I've been off work. Here's some catch-up: Gov. Butch Otter signed 112 bills into law on Wednesday ; and 48 on Friday and still hadn't vetoed a single one of the more than 400 bills passed this year.

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