TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Gooding will become the state capital for just a day next week. On Monday, December 18, Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter will move state business to the city of Gooding. The governor moves state government to various cities throughout Idaho once a month as part of the state's "Capital for a Day." The events give residents a chance to interact with officials and staff on government issues and public policy. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gooding Basque Center on 285 Euskadi Lane. 

Here is a list of offices and representatives that will be at the event:

  • Lieutenant Governor Brad Little
  • Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Burdick
  • State Department of Agriculture Director Celia Gould
  • Department of Environmental Quality Director John Tippets
  • Department of Lands Director Tom Schultz
  • Department of Water Resources Director Gary Spackman
  • Idaho Lottery Director and State Liquor Division Administrator Jeff Anderson
  • Idaho State Police Colonel Ked Wills
  • Department of Commerce Chief Operations Officer Bobbi-Jo Meuleman
  • Division of Building Safety Administrator Chris Jensen
  • Office of Species Conservation Administrator Dustin Miller
  • Idaho Rural Partnership Executive Director Jon Barrett 

The department of Fish and Game, Health and Welfare, Labor, and Transportation also will have regional officials on hand to take questions.


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