WASHINGTON – Idaho Senator Mike Crapo issued this statement on the news of the passing of Former Idaho Representative Orval Hansen.
“Representative Hansen demonstrated a high standard of service to the people of Idaho, and I join with all of Idaho in sending comfort and peace to his family at this challenging time. He was a strong leader and represented Idaho well during his tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives, whether it was helping shape the growth of what became the Idaho National Laboratory, or preserving our heritage and work on our public lands. His legacy will be fondly remembered here in Idaho. On a personal note, I served an internship with Representative Hansen when I was in college in the 1970s, and it helped spur my interest in the political process and public service.”
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