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Crapo Announces Staff Changes in Washington, D.C.

Makes changes to legislative, communications staff

Washington, D.C. - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo is announcing two staff changes in his Washington, D.C., office.

Peter Stegner is Crapo's new Legislative Assistant for environment, natural resources and other issues related to Crapo's membership on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  Stegner brings with him a wealth of experience, having previously served as Regional Director and Staff Assistant at the North-Central Regional Office in Lewiston for more than three years, and most recently as Crapo's Media Director based out of Washington, D.C.  A native of North Idaho, he holds a Master's in English Literature and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Idaho.

Judd Deere has been hired to serve as Crapo's New Media Director and will assist with various media duties, including the implementation of innovative social media platforms, such as Crapo's new Twitter account,!/MikeCrapo.  He will also manage the senator's Facebook and YouTube accounts, and the official website.  A native of Benton, Arkansas, Judd previously worked for Senator John Boozman as the Correspondence and Systems Director, and has also worked as Field Director for the Republican Party of Arkansas.  Judd graduated from Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History.   Judd's background and knowledge of new media ensure success in finding creative avenues for the senator to interact with his constituents.