March 08, 2005


Statewide cable program airs Tuesday, February 8th

Washington, DC â?? This month, Idaho Senator Mike Crapoâ??s monthly cable program will air live and take viewer calls and questions during the half-hour program. Calls will be taken during the broadcast of â??Capitol Watch,â?? scheduled to air on Tuesday, February 8th, at 7:00 p.m. Mountain/ 6:00 p.m. Pacific on most public access cable stations across Idaho. Viewers are invited to call 1-800-SEN-TALK (1-800-736-8255) during the half-hour program. â??Due to the Senate schedule, it has been several months since we have been able to host a live Capitol Watch,â?? Crapo said. â??I am looking forward to hearing directly from viewers in Idaho about issues before Congress. We are just getting underway in the 109th Congress and there are many challenges facing our country. We remain at war, our federal deficit and spending have grown, and Congress must find ways to tackle these issues.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 Idaho Falls/Blackfoot 19 Lewiston 13 Moscow 11 Pocatello 22 Twin Falls 17 Crapoâ??s â??Capitol Watchâ?? program airs statewide on Idaho cable television stations the second Tuesday of each month. 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. # # #