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July 19, 2018

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(BOISE) – Family issues prompted Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter to reschedule his planned June 29th Capital for a Day in Dayton, so the Franklin County community is getting a make-up day as Idaho’s virtual capital city on Friday, July 27th.

Governor Otter brings State government to Idahoans living outside Boise each month by making a different town in Idaho the state’s “Capital for a Day.” The meetings provide local residents an opportunity to have open discussions about government issues and public policy with Governor Otter, members of his Cabinet and other senior State officials.

The Capital for a Day on July 27th is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Dahle Performing Arts Center, 626 N. Westside Highway in Dayton.  It will be the third Capital for a Day in Franklin County during Governor Otter’s three terms in office.        

State officials joining Governor Otter and First Lady Lori Otter include State Controller Brandon Woolf, Commerce Director Bobbi-Jo Meuleman, Fish and Game Director Virgil Moore, Fish and Game Commissioner Lane Clezie, Health and Welfare Director Russ Barron, Labor Director Melinda Smyser, Tax Commission Chairman Ken Roberts, and State Board of Education member Richard Westerberg. Also on hand to field questions will be senior representatives from the State Department of Agriculture, the Department of Insurance, Department of Parks and Recreation, Idaho Transportation Department, Department of Water Resources, the Idaho Lottery, Idaho State Police, Division of Veterans Services, and Local Highway Technical Assistance Council.

“It was unfortunate that we couldn’t make it in June, but I’m hopeful that the good people of the Dayton area will come out on July 27th to ask questions and provide us with their local perspectives on the issues that matter most to them,” Governor Otter said. “My Cabinet members and I get a lot from learning how the people we serve feel about the direction of their State government. I hope the citizens of Dayton and Franklin County get just as much out of our visit as we do.” 


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