Stories tagged: Russ Fulcher
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 7:56 a.m.
GOP congressional candidate clarifies abortion claim
Republican Russ Fulcher, who is currently running for Idaho’s open 1st Congressional District, has clarified his campaign claim that he’s passed more “pro-life” legislation than anyone in Idaho’s history.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Northwest Democrats, GOP split on net neutrality rule change
Region’s Democrats and Republicans argue whether Thursday’s FCC decision on net neutrality will help or hurt the economy and consumers.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 3:30 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Crapo parts with Bowles, Simpson over deficits to back tax cut
Anti-deficit activists Alan Simpson, the former GOP senator from Wyoming, and Erskine Bowles, the former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton, spoke out against the GOP tax plan when …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 3 a.m.
Eye on Boise: Bob Nonini says he’s the most conservative in race for lieutenant governor
North Idaho Sen. Bob Nonini, asked why he decided to join the now five-way race for lieutenant governor in 2018, went directly after one of the four Republicans already in …
Sun., July 23, 2017
Eye on Boise: Vermont’s new disclosure law makes Idaho one of just two states without
Thanks to legislative action this year in Vermont, Idaho is now one of just two states in the nation with no requirements for personal financial disclosure by state lawmakers or …
Sun., June 25, 2017
Eye on Boise: Fulcher and Labrador do Idaho’s political switcheroo
Idaho’s big political switcheroo – with former state Sen. Russ Fulcher dropping out of the governor’s race after nearly a year of campaigning, switching instead to the 1st Congressional District …
Sun., June 4, 2017
Eye on Boise: Idaho’s largest state agency to get a new director
Idaho’s largest state agency will get a new director in July – Gov. Butch Otter has named Russ Barron, currently deputy director of the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, …
Sun., May 28, 2017
Eye on Boise: Candidates for Idaho governor hit the campaign trail early
A year out from the primary election in the 2018 race for governor of Idaho, the campaign has started heating up.
Sun., Aug. 28, 2016
Eye on Boise: Idaho presidential ballot to offer eight choices
BOISE – Idaho’s presidential ballot for November has ballooned to eight candidates, as three independents turned in enough signatures just in time to qualify for the ballot. The three who …
Sun., June 14, 2015
Eye on Boise: Less sun will shine on campaign finances
Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney is less than enthusiastic about a resolution passed by the Idaho Republican Party central committee at its summer meeting last weekend calling for loosening …
Wed., June 18, 2014
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter says he refused convention deal
BOISE – Amid recriminations and finger-pointing after the weekend’s Idaho GOP state convention debacle, Gov. Butch Otter said Tuesday he was offered a deal that would have allowed the convention …
Wed., May 21, 2014
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter holding off challengers
BOISE – In a primary election that highlighted a big rift in Idaho’s Republican Party, voters on Tuesday appeared to be backing two-term Gov. Butch Otter over a stiff challenge …
Tue., May 20, 2014, 10:32 p.m.
Otter on top against tea party opponent
In a primary election that highlighted a big rift in Idaho’s Republican Party, voters on Tuesday appeared to be backing two-term Gov. Butch Otter over a stiff challenge from tea …
Sun., May 18, 2014
Eye on Boise: Fulcher rankled by debate’s ‘circus atmosphere’
GOP candidate for governor Russ Fulcher is decrying last week’s gubernatorial debate, saying incumbent Gov. Butch Otter’s insistence on including two marginal candidates created a “circus atmosphere.” The antics of …
Sat., May 17, 2014
GOP governor candidates in Idaho air ads focused on health care act
BOISE – Both Idaho Gov. Butch Otter and his Republican challenger, state Sen. Russ Fulcher, have launched new TV commercials in the final days leading up to Tuesday’s primary election, …
Thu., May 15, 2014
Idaho GOP candidates face off in sole gubernatorial debate
BOISE – Four candidates vying for the Idaho GOP gubernatorial nomination faced off Wednesday evening in their only scheduled debate, tackling the economy, state control of federal lands and the …
Wed., May 14, 2014
Butch Otter, Russ Fulcher fight for GOP vote in Idaho’s governor’s race
BOISE – Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has built a long political career on disdain for the federal government, stirring talk of freedom and encouraging Idahoans to be the “architects of …
Tue., May 13, 2014
Raul Labrador backs Russ Fulcher for Idaho governor
BOISE – Saying Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has “lost his way,” fellow Republican and U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador endorsed the governor’s opponent, Russ Fulcher, on Monday. “Butch Otter has done …
Wed., April 30, 2014
Idaho governor hopeful Fulcher launches ad campaign
BOISE – With just three weeks left before Idaho’s primary election, GOP gubernatorial challenger Russ Fulcher has launched his first statewide campaign commercial and posted billboards around the state. Incumbent …
Tue., March 11, 2014
Idaho senators vote to keep concealed weapon privileges
BOISE – Idaho lawmakers will keep their concealed-gun privileges, after senators on Monday killed legislation that would have repealed the special exemption. In Idaho, elected officials may carry concealed weapons …
Mon., March 10, 2014, 10 a.m.
Idaho lawmakers to keep special gun privileges
Idaho senators today killed legislation that would have removed a special privilege for state elected officials – including state lawmakers – to carry concealed weapons without a permit. Among the …
Sun., Feb. 23, 2014
Eye on Boise: Lawmakers name stand-ins while campaigning
Two legislators who are running for statewide office missed most or all of the past week of lawmaking, appointing subs to serve for them while they campaigned. Rep. Lawerence Denney, …
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014
Eye on Boise: Fulcher decries Otter’s wolf control fund
BOISE – Sen. Russ Fulcher is ripping Gov. Butch Otter’s proposal for a new $2 million wolf control fund. “I don’t know what we need to spend $2 million for,” …
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
Eye on Boise: Idaho’s per-capita taxes among lowest in country
BOISE – Idaho’s tax burden per capita ranks 49th in the nation, according to the latest results from an annual study by the Idaho State Tax Commission. It’s the lowest …