Capitol & State

Democrats to hold 'Living Wage Rally' Thursday in Caldwell

Democratic congressional candidates Nels Mitchell and state Rep. Shirley Ringo will join treasurer nominee Deborah Silver and local Democratic candidates at a "Living Wage Rally" Thursday at noon in Caldwell.

Mitchell faces GOP Sen. Jim Risch in the Nov. 4 general election; Ringo is challenging GOP Congressman Raul Labrador; and Silver faces Republican Treasurer Ron Crane.

Mitchell, a first-time candidate, has made the living wage issue a theme of his campaign.

The rally will be held in Caldwell's Gazebo, at Blaine Street and 7th Avenue. The public is invited.

A news release follows:

Press Advisory

For Immediate Release Contact: Betty Richardson - 208.250.7088 | Stacy Ringo - 206.679.5665

U.S. Senate candidate Nels Mitchell, U.S. House candidate Shirley Ringo and State Treasurer candidate Deborah Silver will speak at a Living Wage Rally at noon this Thursday, July 10, in Caldwell at the Gazebo at Blaine St and 7th Ave.

Mitchell, Ringo and Silver, all Idaho Democrats, will also be joined by local candidates.

The purpose of the rally is to raise awareness about the need to make the federal minimum wage a living wage.

The public is invited.