News Releases

March 15, 2005

Full Senate Supports Idaho Agriculture

WASHINGTON, DC â?? Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo announced Senate support for a number of programs important to university research and Idaho farmers in the Fiscal Year 2004 agriculture funding bill approved by the United States Senate today.â??Iâ??m pleased to report that many programs essential to Idaho agriculture are supported by this appropriations bill,â?? said Senator Larry Craig, a Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee member. â??Essential agricultural research and d… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo To Recognize Idaho Veterans And Volunteers

Washington, DC â??Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will recognize the important and heroic service of a number of Idaho veterans and volunteers on Veterans Day, November 11th, as part of his second annual Spirit of Freedom awards. The awards will be presented at the Idaho State Veterans Homes in Lewiston, Boise, and Pocatello, as well as in Post Falls and Coeur Dâ??Alene at a later date. Crapo created the award to recognize the many men and women who have fought for our country, as well as those who hav… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapoâ??s November â??Capitol Watchâ?? To Honor Idaho Veterans

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will devote the November edition of his monthly cable program, â??Capitol Watch,â?? to Idahoâ??s veterans. The program, which airs on the second Tuesday of each month, will be broadcast on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11, 2003, from 7 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain/6 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific. It will feature an interview with the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Anthony J. Principi, and Crapoâ??s annual Spirit of Freedom: Idaho Veterans Service Awards, excerpts fr… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo: Rural Health Care In Line ForDiscount Internet Benefits

Boise - Rural health care providers in Idaho who use telehealth services may soon see discounted Internet access. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo today cited a decision by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that would allow discounted telecommunications services to rural hospitals and other health care providers. That decision would allow a 25% discount on Internet services to providers in rural areas to ensure that they are comparable to costs paid by urban hospitals. Crapo, who has champione… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Craig, Crapo Discuss Sugar, Trade Issues With Zoellick

WASHINGTON, DC â?? Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo met with United States Trade Representative Robert Zoellick today to express their concern with the round of trade negotiations currently underway with a group of countries in Central America, and bilateral talks with Australia, South Africa, and Thailand. The Senators believe that any sugar trade policy proposals should be reserved for consideration for the World Trade Organization negotiating table, where more effective reform measur… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo Plans For Health Booths For 2004

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo today released results from the Mike Crapo Health Awareness booths at four regional fairs in Idaho. The booths, which operated during August and September, provide free or reduced cost cancer screening tests, including prostate specific antigen (PSAs) tests for prostate cancer. Information on cancer detection and other health issues is also available at the booths. Crapo also plans to host the booths at the four fairs again during the 2004 season. The … Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo Pushes Awareness On Prostate Cancer And Pulmonary Conditions

Washington, DC â?? Americans need to pay closer attention to their health, and Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has focused on two efforts on Capitol Hill to bring attention to two health conditions that can be diagnosed in the early stages. The Senate adopted a resolution that recognizes September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Crapo, who is a prostate cancer survivor, co-sponsored the resolution and was recently awarded the William A. Schwartz Distinguished Leadership by National Prostat… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Craig, Crapo, Simpson Vote For Iraq/Afghanistan Funding Bill

WASHINGTON, DC â?? Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo and Representative Mike Simpson voted today to approve an $87.5 billion supplemental appropriations bill to provide the necessary funding to support our troops and aid in the rebuilding of Iraq and Afghanistan. â??This important funding is not only critical to the support of our brave men and women in uniform, it is also critically needed to help build a safe and democratic society for the peoples of Iraq and Afghanistan,â?? said Senat… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo Announces Assistance For Mountain Home Fire Department

Washington, DC â??Idaho Senator Mike Crapo announced today that the Mountain Home Rural Fire Department will receive a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant of $48,150 for fire operations and firefighter safety. The funds are provided to assist local fire departments procure the tools and resources necessary to protect the health and safety of the public and their firefighting personnel.â??The beneficiaries of this grant are not only the Mountain Home firefighters, but also the community at … Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Military Construction Funding Passes Senate

WASHINGTON, DC â?? Idaho Senator Larry Craig, who serves on the Subcommittee on Military Construction of the Senate Appropriations Committee, and Senator Mike Crapo, along with Representative Mike Simpson, a House Appropriations Committee member, and Representative C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter, announced full Senate and House support for a number of military construction projects in Idaho. The projects were included in the FY 2004 Military Construction Appropriations bill Conference report, which pass… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo Urges Non-Profits, Fire Departments To Apply For Grants

Washington, DC â??Idaho Senator Mike Crapo urged Idaho fire prevention groups today to apply for a portion of more than $27.5 million being offered by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Association. Applications for the funds, which are being offered as part of the Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program, will be accepted through November 14, 2003.â??The residents of Idaho are intimately familiar with the threats posed by fire,â?? Crapo said. â??The purpose of these grants is to provide nece… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo Amendments Protect Access, Kids, Fish, Jobs

Washington, DC - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo joined with his colleagues on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee this morning to approve a transportation funding bill that will promote rural infrastructure and transportation needs. S. 1072, which authorizes federal aid for highways, highway safety programs and transit programs, was approved by the committee and will now be sent to the full Senate for further consideration.Crapo offered a number of amendments approved by the committee, w… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo Announces Deadline For Internship Applications

Washington, DC - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo is now accepting internship applications from students wishing to work in his Washington, D.C. office this coming spring. â??The experience offered through a Washington, D.C. Senate internship is invaluable in understanding how Congress works and affects our everyday lives,â?? Crapo said. â??It can give Idaho students a unique perspective on national events and legislative issues. I have been very pleased with the interns who have served in my office ove… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo: Energy Bill Seeks Idaho Reactor,Doubling Of EthanolUse

Washington, DC - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo urged a timely vote, as early as next week, on the compromise energy bill announced today by leaders of a House-Senate conference committee. Crapo said the bill contains funding for the Generation IV research nuclear reactor planned for the Idaho National Environmental and Engineering Laboratory, which could create 3,000 construction jobs and another 500 long-term positions at the site. He also predicted the biggest changes with the billâ??s passage woul… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo To Focus On Forest Health, Economic Development, And Homeland Security

Washington, DC â??Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has scheduled the following events during the week of August 18th. The events listed are open to the public and all times listed are local. If you need additional information on any of the events listed, please contact Susan Wheeler or Lindsay Nothern at the above-listed numbers.Monday, August 189:15-9:45 a.m.Coeur dâ??Alene â?? News conference regarding the healthy forest initiative and Crapoâ??s legislation which is pending in the Senate. At the Fire … Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo: Watersheds, People Canâ??tAfford Delays In Forest Health Bill

Washington, DC - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo took to the Senate floor today urging his counterparts to agree to conference the recently-passed Healthy Forests Act with U.S. House members who have now set their conferees to settle the matter. While House conferees may have concerns about protections for old growth timber built into the Senateâ??s compromise, Crapo said the 80-14 vote shows overwhelming bipartisan support that should allow a conference bill to be passed quickly. â??Nearly 3.8 million… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

VETERANS BUSINESS & BENEFITS EVENT PLANNED

Boise â?? Former members of the United States military are invited to attend a Veterans Business and Benefits Conference scheduled for Saturday, March 26th at the Hatch Ballroom in the Student Union Building at Boise State University. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo is co-sponsoring the seminar entitled â??Opening Doors for Americaâ??s Heroes.â?? All veterans and active duty personnel are eligible to apply for services through the seminar. Planners say the conference is aimed at providing veterans and … Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Fire Funds To Nez Perce And Moyie Springs

Washington, DC â?? The Nez Perce and Curley Creek, Idaho fire departments will receive grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, according to Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. â??These grants will enhance the ability of these two rural fire departments to respond more effectively to fire and fire-related hazards in their surrounding areas,â?? said Crapo. â??The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program has received a $390 million boost for Fiscal Year 2003. These grant awards will substantial… Continue Reading


March 15, 2005

Crapo: Ineel Contributions Central To Yellow Bus Development

Washington, DC â??A modernized version of the traditional Yellowstone National Park tour bus aimed at providing an all-season, alternative transportation choice for our national parks, was unveiled at a news conference held today on Capitol Hill. At the event, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo spoke to a diverse group of public and private interest, praising the collaborative effort in developing the low-emission, cost-effective bus. Interior Secretary Gale Norton and Montana Senator Conrad Burns also sp… Continue Reading


March 14, 2005

CRAPO PRESSES JAPANESE AMBASSADOR FOR RESUMPTION OF BEEF TRADE

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo and other Members of Congress met today on Capitol Hill with Ambassador of Japan, Ryozo Kato, to press for the resumption of beef trade between the U.S. and Japan. â??We had a candid exchange with Ambassador Kato,â?? said Crapo. â??We expressed our frustration that the U.S. has met the safety requirements set forth by the Japanese government and our two countries have reached an agreement to resume trade, yet we donâ??t have the finality needed to begi… Continue Reading

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60 Page 61 Page 62 Page 63 Page 64 Page 65 Page 66 Page 67 Page 68 Page 69 Page 70 Page 71 Page 72 Page 73 Page 74 Page 75 Page 76 Page 77 Page 78 Page 79 Page 80 Page 81 Page 82 Page 83 Page 84 Page 85 Page 86 Page 87 Page 88 Page 89 Page 90 Page 91 Page 92 Page 93 Page 94 Page 95 Page 96 Page 97 Page 98 Page 99 Page 100 Page 101 Page 102 Page 103 Page 104 Page 105 Page 106 Page 107 Page 108 Page 109 Page 110 Page 111 Page 112 Page 113 Page 114 Page 115 Page 116 Page 117 Page 118 Page 119 Page 120 Page 121 Page 122 Page 123 Page 124 Page 125 Page 126 Page 127 Page 128 Page 129 Page 130 Page 131 Page 132 Page 133 Page 134 Page 135 Page 136
Showing page   of 136