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Crapo Announces New Hires

Washington, D.C.--U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) announced the hiring of two new staff members for his Washington, D.C., office. 

Erika Ose, has joined the office as a Legislative Correspondent assisting with issues related to public lands, wildfires, the environment, energy, cybersecurity, transportation and infrastructure.  Erika previously worked for U.S. Representative Tom Reed (R-New York).  She holds a bachelor’s degree from Middle Tennessee State University.  Erika also holds a master’s degree from the George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management. 

Carson Tester, a native of Nampa, Idaho, joined the office as a Staff Assistant.  He will assume responsibilities for arranging tours for visiting Idahoans and will serve as a first line of communication for Idahoans calling the Washington office.  Prior to joining Senator Crapo’s office, Carson interned in the office of U.S. Representative Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho) as well as for the Office of Idaho Governor Brad Little.  He has interests in transportation and infrastructure policy.  Carson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business economics and a minor in political science from the University of Idaho.