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Congressman Fulcher Continues Fight Against Democrats’ Election Takeover

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Fulcher voted NO on the over-700 page Democrat bill to federalize the United States election system. The elections bill, with provisions from H.R.1 and H.R.4, has now been inserted into an unrelated bill about NASA leasing authority and re-named H.R.5746, the “Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act.”  There has been […]

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Congressman Fulcher & Idaho Businessowner Join Forum to Discuss Impact of Supply Chain Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Russ Fulcher and his Republican colleagues in the Natural Resources Caucus hosted a forum to discuss the impact of America’s supply chain crisis. Joining the forum, Idaho business owner Steve Martinez discussed challenges that the supply chain crisis has caused his business, Tradewinds General Contracting, Inc. Increasing shortages over the past six months […]

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Congressman Fulcher Condemns the Biden Administration’s Attack on Religious Federal Contractors

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Republican Leader Russ Fulcher (R-ID)  and his committee colleagues sent a letter to Department of Labor (DOL) Secretary Marty Walsh expressing opposition to the DOL’s proposed rescission of religious liberty protections for federal contractors.  In the letter, the Members write: “We write in strong opposition to the Department of […]

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Russ Fulcher: Cancer Free!

Dear Friends and Neighbors, Since being diagnosed with renal cancer 6 months ago, I’ve undergone medical surgery and an aggressive chemotherapy regimen. Throughout this battle, you lifted me up with prayer, encouragement, and support. Today, I am elated to share that all of my lab tests now exhibit: “… no sign of residual cancer!” When I […]

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Congressman Fulcher Leads Challenge Against President Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, DC— Shortly after the Department of Labor announced their rule mandating vaccines for businesses with over 100 employees, Congressman Fulcher and his Republican colleagues in the Education and Labor Committee led the effort to introduce a Congressional Review Act (CRA) to nullify OSHA’s new emergency temporary standard mandating vaccines for private sector employers. The […]

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Congressman Fulcher Answers Idahoans Concerns Over IRS Overreach

WASHINGTON, D.C. — During Congressman Fulcher’s tele-townhall with over 6,500 constituents from Idaho’s First District, there was a clear theme in the questions from the participants: The power and surveillance capabilities of the IRS should not be expanded. Congressman Fulcher commented on the proposed IRS expansion, “These proposals are a flagrant assault on our freedoms. […]

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Congressman Fulcher Takes Continued Action Against the Biden Administration’s Vaccine Mandates

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Department of Labor announced a rule that will mandate vaccines for businesses with more than 100 employees. The legally dubious Emergency Temporary Standard from OSHA comes at a time when employers are struggling to hire workers, which has reverberated throughout the economy and resulted in the current supply chain crisis. […]

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Congressman Fulcher Leads Discussion on Supply Chain Impacts of Federal Vaccine Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Republican Leader Russ Fulcher (R-ID) delivered the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, at a joint subcommittee hearing on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) likely unlawful federal vaccine mandate:  “There’s no way around it. President Biden’s vaccine mandate is bad for workers, it’s bad […]

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Going to Bat Against the Swamp

President Biden and Congressional Democrats, in their efforts to enact gun control, have run into a problem: you. The majority of Americans support the 2nd Amendment, and oppose radical gun control measures that erode those rights. Just this week, after considerable criticism from Republicans in Congress and Americans of all stripes, the president withdrew David […]

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RELEASE: Fulcher Signs Amicus Brief in Support of New York Second Amendment Case

Congressman Fulcher Signs Amicus Brief in Support of New York Second Amendment Case WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Fulcher has signed a Congressional amicus brief led by Congresswoman Claudia Tenney (NY-22), to the U.S. Supreme Court that will challenge New York’s heavily restrictive licensing regulations targeted at law-abiding gun owners. This fall, the U.S. Supreme Court will […]

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RELEASE: Fulcher Comments on Biden Signaling the Revival of WOTUS Regulations

Congressman Fulcher Comments on President Biden Signaling the Revival of WOTUS Regulations WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Russ Fulcher is pushing back on the EPA’s recent announcement that it will look into restoring rules and definitions for the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulations implemented by the Obama Administration. In 2015, this rule established broad definitions […]

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RELEASE: Fulcher Takes Additional Actions to Protect the Second Amendment

Congressman Fulcher Takes Additional Actions to Protect Idahoan’s Second Amendment Rights WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congressman Russ Fulcher has continued his efforts to defend Idahoan’s Second Amendment rights with several legislative actions. These include becoming an original cosponsor on H.R. 3820, the Firearm Due Process Protection Act, H.R.  3823, the Protecting Individual Sovereignty Through Our Laws Act […]