February 03, 2005

Crapo To Take Calls On July â??Capitol Watchâ?? Program

Live call-in program airs statewide Tuesday evening

Washington, DC - The U.S. Senate will be working several issues before the annual August Recess, making this time of year a busy one. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will discuss issues before the Senate, as well as Idaho issues such as the Owyhee Initiative and the Healthy Forests Restoration Act, next Tuesday evening during the July airing of his â??Capitol Watchâ?? program. The program airs statewide on the public access channel of Idaho cable television stations the second Tuesday of each month. Idahoans are invited to call in toll-free and ask questions of Senator Crapo during the program, which runs from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain/6 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific on Tuesday, July 13th.Crapo will be using the August recess to travel much of Idaho. He will be holding a Grazing Summit in Boise during the state work period, as well as several town-hall meetings.Crapoâ??s â??Capitol Watchâ?? airs in the following cities over the following cable channels:Boise/Nampa/Caldwell11Coeur dâ??Alene19Idaho City37Idaho Falls/Blackfoot19Lewiston13Moscow11Pocatello22Twin Falls60 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. # # #