August 25, 2008

Crapo To Discuss Energy Legislation, Co-Chair Transportation Summit

Honors Barbara Morgan today at Boise State University

Boise - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will hold a news conference Tuesday to discuss the critical need for Congress to approve comprehensive legislation in the U.S. Senate that will address alternative energy, research and rising energy prices. An energy expert from Boise State University and the local owner of an all-electric vehicle will join Crapo at the event to discuss their perspectives on energy.

Earlier Tuesday, Crapo will join Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter to co-chair a summit meeting on the costs of transportation in Idaho. Today, Crapo will honor former astronaut Barbara Morgan with a Congressional Record Statement tribute during an event hosted by her new employer, Boise State University.

Monday, August 25

12:30 p.m. Boise Join Boise State University President Robert Kustra and others in a tribute to Barbara Morgan. At the Interactive Learning Center on the BSU campus.

Tuesday, August 26

9:30 a.m. Boise Co-host Idaho Transportation Funding Summit with Governor Otter. At the Boise Centre on the Grove.

2:45 p.m. Boise News conference on Congressional actions on energy legislation and the need to emphasis conservation, additional domestic production and development of alternative and renewable energy resources. At the northeast corner of 5th and Front Streets, in front of the Boise Chamber of Commerce and alongside alternative energy vehicles in the parking lot.