Gov. Otter Appoints Eastern Idaho Woman to State House Despite Concerns
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed an eastern Idaho city councilwoman to the state House despite concerns raised by local Republicans that the selection process may have contained serious flaws.
Otter selected Barbara Ehardt to replace outgoing GOP Rep. Janet Trujillo of Idaho Falls, who is leaving her post to serve on the Idaho State Tax Commission.