Gov. Butch Otter

New Oil & Gas Board In the Works
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho may set up a new board to oversee its emerging oil and natural gas industry, a bid to put more-knowledgeable people with fewer conflicts of interest in charge.  The Idaho Statesman reports the Department of Lands is drafting the proposal for the 2013 Legislature.…
Recommendation to Otter: Start Insurance Exchange
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter should quickly enact a nonprofit, state-based insurance exchange under President Obama's health care overhaul. Friday's recommendation came from a panel created by Otter earlier this year to advise him on Idaho's opti…