Idaho deserves better. Idahoans deserve solutions and opportunity.
The Idaho Freedom Foundation believes we can do better. With more freedom and government rules and regulations out of the way, Idahoans can achieve greatness.
That's the message former state Sen. Russ Fulcher, an Idaho Freedom Foundation board member, will bring to eastern Idaho this week. In post-legislative briefings spread across the Magic Valley and eastern Idaho, Fulcher will explain why he joined the foundation and why he believes freedom is the answer.
Johnathan Haines, executive vice president of government spending watchdog State Budget Solutions, will join Fulcher, as will Idaho Freedom Foundation President Fred Birnbaum and News Director Dustin Hurst.
The events are free and open to the public, and Fulcher, Haines, Birnbaum and Hurst will take questions about the 2015 legislative session and where Idaho needs to go to promote economic opportunity for struggling families.
Here are the six stops on the tour:
Tuesday, April 14: Mountain Home, Smokey Mountain Pizza, 1465 American Legion Blvd. 4:00-5:30 PM
Wednesday, April 15: Twin Falls, Perkins, 156 Blue Lakes Blvd. North, 12:00-1:30 PM (Fulcher will not attend this stop due to prior obligations)
Thursday, April 16: Rigby, Broulim's, 150 N. State Street, 4:00-5:30 PM (Rep. Ron Nate and Rigy Mayor Jason Richardson will attend this event)
Thursday, April 16: Idaho Falls, Hampton Inn, 2500 Channing Way, 7:00-8:30 PM
Friday, April 17: Pocatello, Perkins, 1600 Pocatello Creek Drive, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Friday, April 17: Burley, Perkins (Orange Room), 800 N. Overland Avenue, 2:30 PM
Maureen Hatfield, the foundation's development director and tour organizer, said the events will allow the ideas of liberty and opportunity to reach more Idahoans than ever before. "We are looking to take action and be part of the solution," Hatfield said Monday, adding that the tour will expand the foundation's focus. "Promoting liberty is vitally important in Boise, but it's equally necessary in McCammon, Rigby and Shelley."
All events listed above are open to the public and media are invited to attend. Questions? Email [email protected]
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