September 08, 2005

Crapo To Discuss Katrina, Supreme Court Confirmations on Live "Capitol Watch"

Live statewide cable program to take viewer calls on Tuesday, September 13th

Washington, DC â?? As the Senate heads back into session this month, Idaho Senator Crapo will focus on several important items confronting Congress this month, including sending aid to Katrina victims and the confirmation of two Supreme Court Justices. Crapo will take calls from Idahoans on â??Capitol Watchâ?? on Tuesday, September 13th from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain/6 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific. During the half-hour program, viewers are invited to call 1-800-SEN-TALK (1-800-736-8255) to speak with Crapo. â??The Senate will be faced with very pressing issues in the coming months with the recent events in the Gulf region and the vacancies left on the Supreme Court,â?? Crapo said. â??It is the responsibility of Congress to address those issues quickly and to do our part in providing relief. I have heard from many Idahoans who are concerned about hurricane relief and how the Supreme Court vacancies will be filled, and I look forward to hearing from them on â??Capitol Watch.â??â?? â??Capitol Watchâ?? will air in the following cities over the following cable channels: Boise/Nampa/Caldwell 11 Coeur dâ??Alene 19 Idaho City 37 Ketchum 97 Idaho Falls/Blackfoot 19 Lewiston 13 Moscow 11 Pocatello 22 Twin Falls 60 The program is sponsored by the Idaho Cable Telecommunications Association (ICTA) and local cable systems throughout Idaho. Local cable systems provide access and the channel numbers may vary from month to month. Due to equipment upgrades or scheduling conflicts, the program is not always available on every cable system in the state.