February 23, 2005

Crapoâ??s May â??Capitol Watchâ?? Scheduled

Idahoans encouraged to call toll-free number to talk with Senator

Washington, DC â?? As the war in Iraq ends and Congress moves on to other issues, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will update Idahoans through his live monthly cable program next week. â??Capitol Watchâ?? will be broadcast live from the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, May 13, 2003, from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain/6 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific, and air over local cable systems throughout Idaho. The program is also simulcast on Crapoâ??s website.During the program, viewers are encouraged to call in to speak directly to the Senator; the phone number during the program is 1-800-SEN-TALK (1-800-736-8255). The program will also feature e-mail questions, which can be sent to CapitolWatch@crapo.senate.gov prior to the program, or AskYourSenator@saa.senate.gov during the program.â??Capitol Watchâ?? will air in the following cities over the following channels:Boise/Nampa/Caldwell11Coeur dâ??Alene19Idaho City37Idaho Falls/Blackfoot19Lewiston13Moscow11Pocatello22Twin Falls60The program is also 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.It is also accessible via the Internet at http://crapo.senate.gov; RealPlayer must be downloaded on the computer in order to view the program.# # #