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11 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

In brief: Idaho same-sex marriage case will be heard by three-judge...

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected without comment Idaho Gov. Butch Otter's request for the state's same-sex marriage case to go directly to a full 11-judge panel rather than the usual three-judge panel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Yates: We Can Work It Out

New Idaho GOP Chairman Steve Yates has been starting from scratch at the Idaho GOP office, where the last remaining employee when he took over recently hired party Executive Director Judy Gowen, who was brought in by former Chairman Barry Peterson left shortly after the Aug. 2 meeting at which Yates was elected chairman.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Ridenbaugh Press

Finishing the debate

Gov. Butch Otter, the longtime "Happy Warrior" of Idaho politics, who prides himself on running "positive campaigns," has taken on a far different approach against his Democratic challenger, A.J. Balukoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, Idaho, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Medical News

Calif.'s Medicaid expansion brings renewed concerns about pay for doctors

Some advocates fear that state efforts to cut payments to doctors and other providers will make it hard for new enrollees to get care.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicine, Texas, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, Idaho

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Balukoff asks IACI board to take down 'appalling' attack website

A.J. Balukoff, Democratic candidate for governor of Idaho, has sent a letter to the board of the Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, the business lobbying group whose PAC has launched an attack campaign against him including a website dubbed "LiberalAJ.com," asking the business leaders to take down the website.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, Idaho

The Spokesman-Review

Otter's work group backs accepting Medicaid expansion funds - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. BOISE - More than 100,000 uninsured Idahoans would qualify for health coverage and state and local taxpayers would save $44 million in 2016, under a plan for accepting expanded federal Medicaid funds approved by a working group appointed by Gov. Butch Otter on Thursday.

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The Spokesman-Review

Idaho declares Type 1 diabetes awareness day, at urging of 11-year-old with the disease

Thanks to the persistence of 11-year-old Connor Magee of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho has now officially proclaimed the second Monday of February as "Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Day," and Connor's helping plan an awareness event at the state Capitol that day.

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Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Coeur d'Alene, ID

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Times

Idaho biz group launches attacks on AJ Balukoff

Idaho's Democratic gubernatorial candidate A.J. Balukoff is the target of a recently launched website criticizing his political stances, but Balukoff says the site uses lies to undermine his campaign against Gov. Butch Otter.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho, Healthcare Law, Law, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Guns

Tue Aug 12, 2014

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IACI launches anti-Balukoff campaign

The Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, a lobbying group that represents the state's largest businesses, announced today that its political action committee, the Idaho Prosperity Fund, is launching an independent campaign against A.J. Balukoff, the Democratic candidate for governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

The Spokesman-Review

Foe: Butch Has Driven Us To Bottom

A.J. Balukoff, the Democratic candidate for governor, has sent a guest opinion out to Idaho news media laying out his vision for improving the state's economy.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Guv Attends Art On The Green

The Art on the Green was another big success, drawing tens of thousands of festival goers onto North Idaho College's campus for its 46th year.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

IFF: Idaho's In An Awkward Spot

A federal appeals court ruling issued last week puts Idaho in a bit of an awkward spot when it comes to the state insurance exchange that the Legislature and Gov. Butch Otter opted to create in 2013.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, US Supreme Court

Wed Jul 30, 2014

RV Business

ARC: Great Outdoors Month Most Successful

With proclamations from President Barack Obama and all 50 governors - as well as public-service announcementss by governors Butch Otter, R-Idaho, and Mike Beebe, D-Ark., urging their citizens to enjoy the great outdoors - "enthusiasm at the highest levels was clear," the national organization said in a written announcement.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, George Bush, W.

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Kos

CCA: What the Hell Is Going on in Idaho?

Idaho prison officials say they had to have thousands of dollars' worth of medications shipped overnight to the state's largest prison after the former operator, Corrections Corporation of America, left the facility without a promised eight-day supply of inmate drugs .... The state took over the 2,080-bed prison after CCA acknowledged understaffing ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrections Corporation of America, Security, Lamar Alexander, US Senate

The Spokesman-Review

Peterson accepts ruling, says he won't run again on Aug. 2

Barry Peterson had this to say after 5th District Judge Randy Stoker ruled he's no longer chairman of the Idaho Republican Party: "The judge made a ruling, and I'm comfortable with what the judge did."

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

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Balukoff knocks Otter for destroying public records, also incorrectly ...

A.J. Balukoff, Democratic candidate for governor, is criticizing GOP Gov. Butch Otter for destroying 22 of the 37 applications for two recent openings on the state Board of Education, saying Otter isn't following through with his pledge to emphasize openness in government, made when he appointed a state public records ombudsman in his office this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, C. L. Otter, US Governors

The Winnipeg Free Press

Fringe candidates get attention they deserve

In May, Idaho Republican Gov. Butch Otter stunned political observers when he demanded all candidates in the GOP primary race be allowed to participate in a televised debate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, May, ID, C. L. Otter, US Governors, Opinion, Travel

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Local NEWS 8

Add the Words documentary shows in Pocatello

The Add the Words campaign has been made into a documentary. The Add the Words campaign is working to get "gender identity" and "sexual orientation" added onto Idaho's Civil Rights Act.

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Related Topix: Pocatello, ID, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Idaho Government, Idaho, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Edit: Ombudsman Stands By Her Guv

Idaho's new public records ombudswoman grounded into a double play her first time up.

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The Spokesman-Review

Immigrant Kids In Idaho, Guv Upset

Eight migrant children from Central America apprehended at the Mexican border already have been sent to Idaho, according to a U.S. Health & Human Services Report quoted late yesterday by the Associated Press, though they've gone to sponsors, not to state custody; that means they've been taken in by relatives, family friends or foster parents.

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