Sen. Russ Fulcher, R-Meridian, will complete his statewide “Russ Fulcher Listens” tour with stops in the Treasure Valley on Tuesday and a Tuesday evening telephone town hall. The Idaho Senate’s Majority Caucus Chairman is weighing a challenge to two-term Republican Gov. Butch Otter.
Fulcher, whose top issue is opposition to Otter’s creation of a state-based health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act, will be in Meridian at noon, Caldwell at 2:30 p.m. and Nampa and 6 p.m.
Details follow in a news release:
(MERIDIAN, ID) – Senator Russ Fulcher (R – Meridian) has announced the last stops on his “Russ Fulcher Listens” tour, as he considers a run for governor of Idaho. Fulcher currently serves as the Senate Republican Caucus Leader.
“As I approach the final leg of my ‘Russ Fulcher Listens’ tour, I want to extend my heartfelt gratitude to the thousands of Idahoans I’ve met along the way,” Fulcher said. “As I continue to discern how I may best serve our state, I am humbled and encouraged by the outpouring of support and the growing consensus that we must restore responsible leadership in Boise.”
Senator Fulcher has already made dozens of stops on his tour, criss-crossing the state and visiting every county in Idaho during the past two weeks. From grassroots gatherings to meeting with key community leaders, Fulcher has enjoyed an outpouring of support while building infrastructure for a potential campaign. Following the close of the listening tour, he will host a telephone townhall with Republican primary voters he did not have the opportunity to visit.
Tuesday, November, 12th
Meridian: 12:00 PM- 1:30 PM American Legion Post 113, 22 W. Broadway Ave
Caldwell: 2:30- 4:00 Gary Hubler Terminal, Caldwell Industrial Airport, 4814 Linden St.
Nampa: 5:00-6:30 Denny’s Restaurant, 607 Northside Blvd
Telephone Town Hall: 7:15 PM Participants include the Republican State Central Committee, and Republican Primary voters.