February 02, 2005

Crapo To Take Viewer Calls On June â??Capitol Watchâ??

Viewers urged to call toll-free number during program

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapoâ??s monthly cable program returns to a live broadcast format on Tuesday, June 8, 2004. During the half-hour program, Crapo will take calls from viewers on issues before Congress. â??Capitol Watchâ?? airs statewide on Idaho cable television stations on Tuesday, June 8th, from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain/6 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific. Idahoans are invited to call in on a toll-free number set up during the program, 1-800-SEN-TALK (1-800-736-8255). E-mail questions can be submitted prior to the program at capitolwatch@crapo.senate.gov or through Crapoâ??s website, http://crapo.senate.gov.â??Due to the Senate schedule and other conflicts, it has been several months since I have hosted a live program, and I look forward to being able to speak directly to Idahoans,â?? Crapo said. â??There are many issues confronting Congress right nowâ??all the appropriations bills are still under consideration as is the budget resolution and the energy bill. I hope to hear from many Idahoans on Tuesday and encourage them to call with their questions.â??â??Capitol Watchâ?? will air in the following cities over the following cable channels:Boise/Nampa/Caldwell11Coeur dâ??Alene19Idaho City37Idaho Falls/Blackfoot19Lewiston13Moscow11Pocatello22Twin Falls17 The program is sponsored by the Idaho Cable Telecommunications Association (ICTA) and local cable systems throughout Idaho. Local cable systems provide access and the channel numbers may vary from month to month. Due to equipment upgrades or scheduling conflicts, the program is not always available on every cable system in the state. # # #