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Congressman Fulcher Calls Out Harmful Policies at EEOC & OFCCP

WASHINGTON – Today, Civil Rights and Human Services Subcommittee Republican Leader Russ Fulcher (R-ID) delivered the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, at a subcommittee hearing on holding the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) accountable for over-burdening job creators and not meeting the needs of American workers: […]

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Stand for Your Freedom

Immediately after taking over the House in 2018, Democrats felt emboldened to enact strict regulations and steep fines on law-abiding gun owners. Upon taking office in 2019, I highlighted the increasingly radical bills being put forth by Democrats in Washington; but at that time we had a President who respected the Second Amendment rights of […]

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Congressman Fulcher Demands Answers on Unauthorized Suppressor Requirements from ATF

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congressman Russ Fulcher joined Congressman Andy Biggs and 140 of their congressional colleagues to send a letter to the Acting Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) Mr. Marvin Richardson, in response to ATF’s attempt to restrict the ability of law-abiding Americans to use firearm suppressors. Congressman Fulcher commented, […]

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Congressman Russ Fulcher’s MAPLand Act Passes the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last night, in a bipartisan vote of 414 to 9, the House of Representatives passed the Modernizing Access to our Public Land (MAPLand) Act. Introduced by Congressman Russ Fulcher in the 116th Congress, Congressman Blake Moore (R-UT) introduced the bill for the current 117th Congress, receiving bipartisan support from Congressman Joe Neguse […]

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Congressman Fulcher Supports Bill to Expand Access to Small Clinics & Rural Hospitals

Bill passes through Education and Labor Committee WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the House Education and Labor Committee, Ranking Subcommittee Member Russ Fulcher (R-ID) voted to pass H.R. 6087, the Improving Access to Workers’ Compensation for Injured Federal Workers Act. Introduced by Congressmen Joe Courtney (D-CT) and Tim Walberg (R-MI), this bipartisan bill will allow licensed […]

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Congressman Russ Fulcher Files to Run for Reelection

Friends, WE JUST MADE IT OFFICIAL! I will make this announcement brief, but first I have a question for you. Remember when people had hope? Our economy soared to new heights, and our nation’s enemies respected and feared us thanks to bold conservative leadership during the Trump administration. We all remember the pre-Biden grocery prices and our leaders’ support for […]

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Op-Ed: Fulcher Responds to Biden’s State of the Union Speech

State of the union speeches often make history. Joe Biden’s speech on March 1 re-wrote it. As a member of Congress, constituents contact me every day about major concerns including escalating gas and grocery prices, increasing crime in our cities, and threats facing America due to the open border policy. President Biden said what everyone […]

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Congressman Fulcher Introduces Bill to Alleviate National Park Service Administrative Hurdles

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Russ Fulcher (ID-01) introduced the Partnership Agreements Creating Tangible Savings Act or PACTS Act. Western Caucus Chairman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) and Congressman Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) joined the bill as original cosponsors. The PACTS Act, if passed into law, will help alleviate many administrative hurdles for the National Park Service. It amends […]

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Congressman Fulcher Announces 2022 Service Academy Nominations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Fulcher has announced the candidates nominated to three U.S. service academies: the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), U.S. Military Academy (USMA) and the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA). The U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) does not require a congressional nomination for appointment. The U.S. Service Academies have a long tradition of excellence in […]

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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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