Press Release of Senator Crapo
Crapo To Discuss Amtrak, Health Care, Flood Plain Issues
Meets with Mayor Bieter to welcome train at Boise Depot Monday
Contact: Susan Wheeler
Washington, DC – Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will join with Boise Mayor David Bieter to update Idahoans about the potential return of Amtrak’s Pioneer passenger rail service during a meeting Monday at the Boise Depot. Boise-based Motive Power’s division of Wabtec will drive a working locomotive to the Boise station for the first time in many years to mark the event.
10:30 a.m., Caldwell
Joins Caldwell and Canyon County leaders to announce developments regarding flood plain mapping in Canyon County related to development and insurance cost issues. Along the banks of Indian Creek in downtown Caldwell, near the corner of Blaine and Kimball.
Meets with train enthusiasts, Boise Mayor David Bieter, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce CEO Bill Connors and others to discuss developments in the potential return of Amtrak passenger rail service to Idaho. Motive Power is supplying a locomotive to visit the Boise Depot for the event. At the Boise Depot, south end of Capitol Boulevard, 2603 Eastover Terrace.
Participates in a reading demonstration for the Reach Out and Read health care and education program at the offices of Saint Alphonsus Medical Group - Boise Pediatrics, 999 Curtis Road. Crapo will be joined by Dr. Naya Antink of Saint Alphonsus Medical Group - Boise Pediatrics, parents and patients participating in the program, as well as representatives from Reach Out and Read and Saint Alphonsus CEO Sally Jeffcoat.