Boise Democrats in two districts begin public forums Thursday

The six Democrats representing the Boise Bench (District 17) and Southeast and South Boise (District 18) have announced their schedule for meetings with constituents during the 2013 legislative session.

The forums allow residents to ask questions and raise concerns with their lawmakers. All seven forums begin at 7 p.m.

The first forum is in District 18 is Thursday at Maple Grove Elementary School, with a preview of session.

The second District 18 forum is Feb. 14 at East Junior High School. (Bring your valentine?)

The third District 18 forum is March 14 at Timberline High School.

District 18 is represented by Sen. Branden Durst and Reps. Janie Ward-Engelking and Phylis King.

The District 17 forum dates are:

Jan. 15, Borah High School library.

Feb. 12, Horizon Elementary School.

March 12, South Junior High School library.

April 9, Grace Jordan Elementary School Library.

District 17 is represented by Sen. Elliot Werk and Reps. Sue Chew and John Gannon.