News & Press Releases

April 23, 2014
Governor Otter Boosts Government Transparency With Public Records Order
April 18, 2014
Governor Otter Sets April Capital For A Day In Boundary County
April 17, 2014
OPINION: Idaho's Two Bases Both Provide Great Value For America's Military
March 27, 2014
Governor Otter Signs Bill To Protect Student Data Security
March 21, 2014
Governor Cites Legislative Success, Progress
March 19, 2014
Governor Otter Signs Justice Reinvestment Bill
March 18, 2014
Governor Otter Signs School Improvement Strategic Planning Bill
March 14, 2014
McCall Will Host Governor Otter's March Capital For A Day
March 7, 2014
Governor Hails Water Legislation Successes
March 6, 2014
Governor Establishes Idaho Healthcare Coalition to Implement Innovation Plan
February 28, 2014
Governor Otter Names New District Judges in Boise, Lewiston
February 24, 2014
OPINION: Restoring Focus On Our Legislative Priorities
January 31, 2014
Governor Otter's Next Capital for a Day Scheduled in Craigmont
January 30, 2014
Governor Seeks Continuity of Idaho Education Network Services to Schools
January 30, 2014
Governor Launches Interagency Rapid Response Team to Support Job Growth
January 23, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Idaho Employment Hits Record in December
January 22, 2014
Governor Names Working Group to Study State Endowment Governance and Processes
January 22, 2014
Governor Otter to Hold January Capital for a Day in Richfield
January 17, 2014
Governor Otter Applauds Report Outlining Comprehensive Public Safety Framework: Effort Aims to Reduce Recidivism and Save Taxpayer Dollars
January 15, 2014
Governor Otter Names Working Group to Review Tax Agency Structure and Processes
January 14, 2014
Governor Appoints Patrick McDonald to Fill District 15 Idaho House Vacancy
January 9, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Nate Shelman interviews Governor Otter on 670 AM KBOI.
January 9, 2014
Northern Idaho Businessman to Fill in for Representative Henderson
January 8, 2014
Governor Appoints Boise Attorney to Fill Vacated Idaho House Seat
January 7, 2014
In Case You Missed It: Governor Recognizes Three Idaho Facilities for Exceptional Leadership in Industrial Energy Efficiency
January 6, 2014
Governor Otter Outlines "Targeted, Responsible, Sustainable" Budget Priorities
January 3, 2014
Governor Otter Calls for State to Take Reins at Idaho Correctional Center
January 2, 2014
State Launches Redesigned Official Web Site
January 2, 2014
Vicki Tokita Retires as State Human Resources Administrator
December 30, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Idaho Among Top States for Job Growth in 2013
December 20, 2013
Rep. Janie Ward-Engelking Appointed to Fill Idaho Senate Vacancy
December 20, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Idaho Jobless Rate Falls to 6.1 Percent in November
December 6, 2013
Governor Otter's Russia Trade Mission a Success
December 5, 2013
Governor Otter to Conduct Next Capital for a Day in Preseton
December 5, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Honoring the Fallen of the National Guard
December 3, 2013
Governor Otter Asks Health Insurance Carriers to Consider Reinstating Coverage
November 26, 2013
Governor Sets December 9 Deadline for State Board of Education Applications
November 25, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Regular Idaho Jobless Benefit Claims Paid Drop Below 2006 Levels
November 15, 2013
Governor and First Lady to Host Ceremonial Lighting of Idaho's Capitol Christmas Tree
November 21, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Strong Profits Boost 2012 Personal Income Across Idaho
November 15, 2013
Caldwell Attorney Appointed to New Third District Judgeship
November 15, 2013
Ken Edmunds Named New Idaho Department of Labor Director
November 13, 2013
Governor Otter Reacts to Interior Department's Gateway West Announcement
November 8, 2013
Governor Condemns Vandalism of Eastern Idaho Churches
November 8, 2013
The Idaho Meth Project and Office of Drug Policy Host Screening of “Out of Reach” – a Teen Filmmaker’s Short Film about Medicine Abuse
October 31, 2013
Hagerman to Host Governor Otter’s Next Capital for a Day
October 30, 2013
OPINION: Moving Idaho's State-Based Health Insurance Exchange Past Challenges
October 30, 2013
Idaho Leaders Discuss Innovative Public Safety Strategies
October 25, 2013
Governor and First lady to Host "Trick or Treat" at the Capitol
October 22, 2013
Governor Otter Names American Falls City Councilman to Power County Commission
October 18, 2013
Governor Otter Appoints Boise Attorney to New Fourth District Judgeship
October 17, 2013
In Case You Missed It: New Fruit Plant Will Bring 100 Jobs to Rupert
October 16, 2013
Governor Otter: Federal Dysfunction and Mismanagement Hurting Idahoans
October 3, 2013
Former Albertsons CEO Appointed To Idaho Lottery Commission
October 3, 2013
Idaho Falls Attorney Named To New Seventh District Court Position
October 1, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Governor Otter reacts to government shutdown
September 30, 2013
Governor Mourns Passing of Pete Cenarrusa - an Idaho Original
September 27, 2013
Governor To Kick Off New Health Promotion Program For State Employees
September 19, 2013
Governor Otter Sets September Captial For A Day In Potlatch
August 15, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Your Health Idaho Unveils New Logo and Launches Web Site, Outreach Efforts
August 15, 2013
Opinion: Education Remains Our Top Priority
August 14, 2013
Idaho Tax Revenue Forecast To Grow 2.1 Percent In Fiscal 2014
August 13, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Governor Otter warns Pine residents to evacuate
August 13, 2013
Opinion: Destroying The Timber Industry Failed, So Now Feds Want To Kill Competing Owls
August 7, 2013
In Case You Missed It: The Sky's the Limit for the New Ucon Plant
August 7, 2013
In Case You Missed It: McCain Foods USA to Expand Burley, Idaho Plant
August 1, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Idaho New Hires Exceed Prerecession Level for First Time
July 29, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Idaho Receives Grant to Address Substance Abuse Prevention
July 22, 2013
Grace will host Governor Otter's July Capital for a Day
July 18, 2013
Idaho’s budgeting process helps avoid federal-style dysfunction, paralysis
July 18, 2013
Idaho closes fiscal 2013 in the black, with responsible set-aside for next rainy day
July 10, 2013
Governor Otter featured in two new wildfire public service announcements
July 10, 2013
Governor Otter appoints members to Oil and Gas Conservation Commission
July 2, 2013
Governor appoints new Fish and Game Commissioners for Panhandle, Magic Valley
July 2, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Governor Otter's 2013 Energy Priorities
July 1, 2013
Kathy Simpson named to Judicial Council
June 27, 2013
Important cleanup project to resume at Idaho National Laboratory
June 19, 2013
Thousands of Idahoans express their civic virtue by volunteering for public service
June 18, 2013
Governor Otter announces launch of public safety initiative
June 13, 2013
Secret programs raise questions about government’s relationship with citizens
June 13, 2013
Governor Otter dedicates ITD headquarters in honor of Governor Philip E. Batt
June 4, 2013
Governor Otter announces appointments to LINE Commission 2.0
May 31, 2013
Governor appoints John W. Smith to fill Clearwater County Commission vacancy
May 30, 2013
Sara Thomas named Idaho Criminal Justice Commission chair
May 28, 2013
Governor’s Cup Scholarship recipients announced
May 28, 2013
Governor announces public-private media campaign promoting canal safety
May 23, 2013
Implementing State Insurance Exchange Requires Moving Quickly, Creatively
May 23, 2013
Rexburg hosting Governor Otter’s June Capital for a Day
May 14, 2013
Coast Guard permits “Race the Joe!” event
May 14, 2013
Feds drop appeal of judge’s slickspot ruling
May 7, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Gov. Otter urging gun companies to come to Idaho
May 6, 2013
Governor Grants Clemency to Two Men
May 2, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Governor's trade mission to Asia called a 'success'
May 2, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Idaho woos Colorado gun industry
May 1, 2013
Governor reports success, progress from Asia trade mission
April 19, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Office of Drug Policy director Elisha Figueroa appeared on the Neal Larson show
April 17, 2013
St. Maries attorney appointed to First District bench
April 16, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Idaho Small Business Friendliness
April 4, 2013
Governor Announces Health Insurance Exchange Board Members
April 4, 2013
Governor, legislative leaders to work on Second Amendment protections
April 4, 2013
Governor cites successes, paths forward from 2013 Legislature
April 2, 2013
Jerome to host April Capital for a Day
March 29, 2013
Governor Otter appoints two to Star Fire District Commission
March 22, 2013
Glen Bailey appointed to fill Bonner County Commission vacancy
March 21, 2013
Ralph Powell elevated to colonel and director of the Idaho State Police
March 18, 2013
Governor sets March Capital for a Day in Gem County
March 14, 2013
Governor presses Energy Department not to let sequestration impact INL cleanup
March 10, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Idaho doing its best to spur job growth
March 6, 2013
Governor extends mission of the Leadership in Nuclear Energy Commission
March 1, 2013
State-based insurance exchange preserves our options, protects our interests
February 7, 2013
Governor to conduct February Capital for a Day in Weiser
February 6, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Charter school students rally at Capitol
February 6, 2013
LINE Commission: Idaho should exercise leadership in protecting the INL as a significant state asset
January 18, 2013
In Case You Missed It: Governor "Butch" Otter talks with Tim Lewis
January 16, 2013
Governor to conduct January Capital for a Day in Kuna
January 16, 2013
Governor appoints Barbara Buchanan to First District Court
January 11, 2013
Rich Jackson named Idaho State Tax Commission chairman
January 10, 2013
Governor appoints Twin Falls physician to State Board of Correction
January 10, 2013
Idaho Governor and Controller launch financial transparency Web site
January 9, 2013
Governor appoints Southworth to Third District bench
January 8, 2013
Governor appoints two new members to Idaho Water Resource Board
January 7, 2013
In Case You Missed It: After the fires in Featherville
January 4, 2013
Governor taps retiring ISP director to assess Idaho school safety

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