August 25, 2011

Crapo, Coalition Announce New Effort to Stop Teen Dating Violence

Senator plans town hall event; Nampa woman earns Spirit of Idaho Award for heroic actions

Boise - New federal legislation aimed at stopping teen dating violence will be announced by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo, the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, Attorney General Lawrence Wasden, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna and others during an event on the Idaho Statehouse Steps Monday morning.  Crapo will also honor a Nampa woman Monday for her heroic actions that helped police apprehend an alleged child abuser after witnessing the incident in a thrift store. 

Crapo will hold the latest in a series of Idaho town hall meetings Monday evening at the Idaho State University Meridian Campus auditorium.  He will discuss federal debt and deficit issues both at the town hall meeting and during a luncheon with local financial experts.

Crapo's schedule for August 29 th and 30 th includes the following events:

Monday, August 29th :

9:45 AM  Boise     Leads a news conference announcing new federal legislation to aid in the awareness and education of teen dating violence.  With several partnering groups and state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Luna, at the Idaho Statehouse, South Steps.

11:00 AM  Nampa     Presents his Spirit of Idaho Award to Diana Stanford for her heroic actions that helped police apprehend a suspect accused of inappropriately touching a child.  With area law enforcement and elected officials at the Nampa City Hall, 411 Third Street South. 

2:15 PM  Weiser     Meets with constituents concerning fiscal issues and other legislation before the Congress.  At the Bee Hive Restaurant, 611 U.S. Highway 95.

5:15 PM  Meridian     Participates in a town hall discussion with Idahoans concerning the federal deficit and other issues before Congress.  At the Idaho State University Meridian Campus Auditorium, 1311 E. Central Drive. 

Tuesday, August 30th:

9:00 AM  Boise     Joins with members of the Idaho Congressional Delegation to present the Idaho Congressional Awards to the silver and bronze medalists.  At the Idaho Statehouse.

Noon  Boise     Speaks on fiscal issues before Congress to local financial experts at a luncheon arranged by Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.  At the Hillcrest Country Club, 4610 Hillcrest Drive.