February 17, 2012

Crapo to Welcome Forest Service Chief, Discuss Domestic Violence Issues, Address Boise Chamber

Senator will speak to Idaho Legislature, local students next week

Boise - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo and U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell will speak during a meeting of the Idaho Environmental Forum next week, highlighting a four-day visit to Boise during the President's Day state work period.  Crapo will also update federal efforts to aid victims of domestic and teen dating violence during a news conference at the Idaho Statehouse and he will speak to the Idaho Legislature and the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce on fiscal issues facing Congress.

Crapo's Treasure Valley schedule includes:

Monday, February 20:

Noon              Boise             Joins Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell to discuss collaborative land management issues and the new forest planning rule. Idaho Environmental Forum, Crystal Ballroom, 812 W. Bannock.

1:30 PM          Boise             Participates in joint news conference with Chief Tidwell, Idaho Statehouse Lower Level West Wing Conference Room.

Tuesday, February 21:

10:30 AM        Boise             Joins Chief Justice Roger Burdick and the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence to provide an update on efforts tostop domestic violence and teen dating violence.  Idaho Statehouse South Steps (inside in case of rain).

10:00 AM       Garden City   Speaks to the Idaho Ag Summit, Riverside Hotel, 2900 West Chinden.

11:00 AM       Boise             Addresses the Idaho State Senate, Senate Chambers.

11:30 AM       Boise             Addresses the Idaho State House, House Chambers.

Noon              Boise             Addresses members of the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce on fiscal issues facing Congress, Red Lion Downtowner, 1800 W. Fairview.

Thursday, February 23:

10:00 AM       Boise             Attends memorial service for Micron President and CEO Steve Appleton, Taco Bell Arena, Boise State University campus.

1:30 PM         Boise             Discusses government issues with students at Boise High School, 1010 W. Washington.