Gov. Otter hospitalized after second back surgery
BOISE — Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter is hospitalized because of an infection after undergoing a second back surgery Friday.
Otter is “alert and resting comfortably,” according to a news release from the governor’s office.
He has been getting surgeries for a ruptured or bulging disc.
An acting governor is not needed while Otter is hospitalized since he’s in contact with his staff and being informed of issues, the Idaho Statesman reports.