Butch Otter

About Butch Otter

Butch Otter served as Governor of Idaho from 2007 to 2019. Butch Otter also served as lieutenant governor and was a U.S. Congressman from 2001 to 2007.

Governor: Getting serious means continuing the conversation

After voters on November 6 rejected the process, pace and policies for improving Idaho’s education system enacted in 2011, it became the task of everyone who cares about the quality of Idaho public schools to constructively continue that conversation. My staff and I spent the next several weeks reaching out to educators, business leaders and…