Idaho Gov. Butch Otter today signed HB 463, the $200 million-plus income tax cut bill, into law, praising lawmakers for passing the bill and indicating he’s also looking favorably toward a follow-up bill to add another $25 million in cuts by expanding a child tax credit. “I’m very proud to sign this bill,” Otter said. “Much of the groundwork for what we’re witnessing today, especially in the strength and the depth and the width of our economy and our economic activities in Idaho and our unemployment rate and the growth of the state, all really happened because of the discipline that we demonstrated during those tough years between ’08 and ’10,” Otter said. “I think folks recognize that.” House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, R-Star, called the bill...
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Otter signs HB 463, the big income tax cut bill, into law