Lanting to Run for Idaho House Seat
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX)-A former Twin Falls city councilman will run for a legislative house seat currently held by a lawmaker seeking to run for a senate seat. Greg Lanting announced his intention to run for House Seat 25B currently held by Linda Wright Hartgen. Rep. Hartgen will run for Senate seat in District 25, currently held by Sen. Lee Heider who will retire after his term. Lanting served four terms on the Twin Falls City Council before deciding to retire from the position, a total of 16 years. He served as mayor for two of those years. Before city council he was on the Twin Falls Planning and Zoning Commission for eight years. At this time Lanting is on the Twin Falls County Fair Board. He has a background in teaching after having worked as a teacher for 16 years and a principal for 17. Lanting is originally from Hollister. He earned an associate's from the College of Southern Idaho, a bachelor's from the University of Idaho, and master's from the College of Idaho.