Russ Fulcher

Fulcher signs letter urging Pelosi to drop mask requirements in U.S. House

BY: - May 20, 2021

Rep. Russ Fulcher, R-Idaho, was one of 34 U.S. House members to sign a letter addressed to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-California, urging her to end mandatory mask requirements and return to normal voting procedures in the House. The May 14 letter came the day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

A stop the steal sign in the U.S. Capitol

U.S. House OKs commission to probe Capitol attack, but McConnell objections may doom it

BY: - May 19, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Wednesday 252-175 to give the go-ahead to the formation of an independent, bipartisan commission that would investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, despite objections from Republican leaders that the scope of the commission was not wide enough and other investigations are ongoing. Thirty-five Republicans joined with […]

Helmville, Montana, volunteer firefighters train in the forest.

New funding to curb wildfires pushed in Congress, as another fire season looms

BY: - April 30, 2021

WASHINGTON — As wildfires across the United States grow in size, intensity and duration each summer, members of Congress from the West are pushing for massive new investments in ecosystem management and wildfire mitigation. House lawmakers called for more attention to wildfire management and support for wildland firefighters at a hearing Thursday before a House […]