Crapo: Operation Choke Point must not become an end-run around Second Amendment rights

Idaho Senator Mike Crapo offered an amendment to end the controversial Department of Justice program known as Operation Choke Point to the Senate budget proposal. The amendment was approved on a 13-9 vote. Crapo, who is a strong ...

Crapo Offers Amendment To End G-Fee Budgetary Gimmick

Idaho Senator Mike Crapo offered an amendment during the mark up of the Fiscal Year 2016 budget blueprint to prevent the Senate from using Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from financing unrelated spending.

Crapo: The Problem Is That Spending Is Too High, Not That Taxes Are Too Low

We can no longer afford to delay making the tough decisions when it comes to reining in federal spending was the message Idaho Senator Mike Crapo delivered at a Senate Budget Committee hearing to begin marking up the FY 2016 budge...

Crapo: Ban on Firearm Possession on Corps Land A Clear Violation of the Second Amendment

Legislation offered by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo to restore American’s fundamental right to bear arms on lands managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is being included as a part of the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 201...

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Crapo Invites Idahoans to Join Him for AARP Town Meeting

Washington, D.C.  – Idaho Senator Mike Crapo invites Idahoans to join him for a telephone town meeting held...(More)



Crapo Notes Change in Veterans Care

Washington, D.C.  – Under pressure from veterans, their families and members of Congress, including Idaho Se...(More)



Crapo Supports Changes To Trade Bill

Washington, D.C.—Citing the inclusion of critical new provisions to hold the Administration accountable, Idaho Se...(More)


SIGN THE PETITION: Let's end the ban on firearm possession on millions of acres of federal land

The rights of lawful gun owners do not simply stop at arbitrary boundaries. Yet, the current patchwork of firearm laws imposed across federal lands infringes on the Second Amendment rights of all Americans.

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Clear Need for Comprehensive Tax Reform

Crapo: "One of my top priorities in the new Congress remains reforming our nation's overly-burdensome tax code as part of creating a competitive, national economy that encourages innovation and job growth. As I travel our state, many Idahoans ask me can Congress find consensus to reform our tax code and to pay down our massive national debt. The answer is we are making some progress on key principles, but we need Idahoans and all Americans to push for agreement to get the job done."

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Crapo: Premature Retirement of the A-10 Would Put Troops at Increased Risk

Senator Crapo joined Senate colleagues at a press conference to advocate his continued support for the A-10 Warthog, an aircraft that has proven effective in close-air-support missions over Iraq and Afghanistan during the last decade. Crapo says that prematurely retiring the A-10 before its replacement has achieved full operational capability would put our troops at increased risk and undermine our nation's military readiness and capability.

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RESULTS: Fall 2014 Veterans Survey

During his recent time in Idaho, Senator Crapo met with hundreds of veterans and veterans' advocacy groups throughout the state, asking Idaho's veterans community to provide feedback about the quality of service and care they receive through the VA. More than 1,000 Idahoans took the time to share their unique experiences. (PDF, 4.35 MB)

Click here to view survey findings.

Crapo's Long Record of Opposing Obamacare

Senator Crapo voted against the Affordable Care Act when it was passed in 2009. Since then, Senator Crapo has been committed to delaying, defunding and repealing this harmful law. This YouTube playlist highlights the Senator's position and the serious economic consequences of Obamacare on Idaho's families and businesses.

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What are you writing about?

Curious to know what Idahoans are writing to my office about? Here are a few of some of the top issues my office has received recently, as well as my position on the issue.

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Last updated 04/20/2015