Congressman Fulcher Appointed Ranking Member of Subcommittee
WASHINGTON, D.C — House Natural Resources Committee Member Russ Fulcher has announced his appointment to serve as Ranking Member of the National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Subcommittee. In addition, he will serve as a member of the Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee.
Congressman Fulcher released the following statement on his new position as the Subcommittee Ranking Member:
“It is an honor to serve as Ranking Member of the National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands Subcommittee, particularly with the strong impact of this committee on my home state of Idaho. The federal government controls 63% of Idaho’s natural resources and I am looking forward to having a greater influence in ensuring western states are properly represented in Washington, D.C.
In this new position, I will work toward increasing public access and control of federal lands, improving forest management to prevent wildfires, and exercising oversight over the Biden Administration’s executive priorities.”