News Releases

March 10, 2005

Crapo To Host Meeting On Doe Contract Announcement; Also Comments On Bush Speech

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will host a meeting Friday morning in Idaho Falls to hear from local city, business, and community leaders about the Department of Energy announcement on the contract re-bid at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Crapo made a commitment to the Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce Legislative Breakfast this morning that he would aggressively represent Idahoâ??s interests to the DOE as the DOE moves through the re-bid process.… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo: Veterans Awareness Week Encourages Remembrance

Washington, DC â??A resolution passed recently by the Senate and co-sponsored by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo designates November 9 through November 15 as â??National Veterans Awareness Week.â?? The resolution, S. Res. 204, emphasizes the need to develop educational programs regarding the contributions of veterans to the country. â??The current events in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other areas of the world remind us of the important role our veterans have played and continue to play in maintaining our na… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo Nominates Idaho Sheriffs ForMissing Children CaseTraining

Washington, DC â?? All of Idahoâ??s 44 county sheriffs are invited to participate in training seminars dealing with missing and exploited children, thanks to Idaho Senator Mike Crapo and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Crapo has nominated all 44 of Idahoâ??s sheriffs for eligibility to attend the free sessions, which are held several times each year in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC. â??I am pleased to join with the National Center for Missing and Explo… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Delegation Seeks Protection For Sugar In Trade Negotiations

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Idaho's Congressional Delegation is engaged in an aggressive attempt to seek protections for Idaho sugar producers in upcoming trade negotiations. Through a variety of letters and meetings, Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo and Representatives Mike Simpson and C.L. "Butch" Otter are asking Bush Administration officials to ensure U.S. sugar producers do not face a flood of imported sugar at prices well below the cost of production.Senator Larry Craig, who … Continue Reading


March 10, 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 nec… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapoâ??s â??Capitol Watchâ?? Features Nuclear Energy Official

Washington, DC â?? Questions regarding the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) are expected during the June edition of Idaho Senator Mike Crapoâ??s live monthly cable program, â??Capitol Watch.â?? Crapoâ??s guest on Tuesday, June 10th, will be the Director of the Department of Energyâ??s Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology, Dr. William D. Magwood, IV. â??Capitol Watchâ?? will be broadcast live from the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday, June 10, 2003, from 7 to 7:3… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo Votes For Iraq Funding

Boise - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo joined with the majority on an 87-12 bipartisan vote this afternoon as the U.S. Senate approved $87 billion in emergency supplemental funding for the continuing reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Crapo said the funding contained in S. 1689 is needed as the best course of action to guarantee support and security for U.S. troops, to assist others in the rebuilding of the country, and to augment UN agreements building an international coalition that will assist the U.S… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Idaho Delegation Says Micronâ??s Trade Case â??Validatedâ?? By Ruling

Washington, DC - Idahoâ??s largest employer has, in fact, been the victim of unfair trade practices, and Idahoâ??s Congressional Delegation said that point was driven home today with a final determination of the trade case involving Micron Technology of Boise and itsâ?? Korean competitors. For several years, Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo, and Congressmen Mike Simpson and C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter have made the claim that the South Korean government was unfairly assisting Hynix, Samsung, and o… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo Part Of Idahoâ??s Homegrown LobbyEffort On Forest Health

Washington, DC - An Idaho community and an Idaho company are working with Senator Mike Crapo in a new effort to further jobs and reduce fire risks as the Senate debates long-awaited forest health legislation authored by Crapo and others. Crapo is working with the City of Cascade and Forest Concepts LLC to get information out to members of Congress about the benefits of the forest health legislation and a pilot project to create erosion control devices made from small-diameter timber thinned unde… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Drought Declaration Extended To Six Idaho Counties

Washington, DC - Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo and Congressmen Mike Simpson and C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter announced today that agricultural producers in six Idaho counties will be eligible for low-interest loans through a contiguous drought declaration made because of declarations in neighboring Wyoming and Nevada. Under federal law, producers in the Idaho counties will also be eligible for low-interest loans similar to their neighbors."Drought effects continue to deal a huge blow … Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo Joins Bipartisan Vote To ApproveLeavitt Nomination

Washington, DC - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo joined a majority of members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today in approving the nomination of Utah Governor Mike Leavitt to be the next Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. The 16-2 bipartisan vote sends Leavittâ??s nomination to the Senate floor for a vote.â??Governor Leavitt has a great deal of courage to take on the significant responsibility as the next Administrator for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agen… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo Says Selective Nature of Iraq Strike Could Shorten War, Offers Security Updates

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo says the selective nature of last nightâ??s pinpoint attacks against Iraqi leadership demonstrates that there is the possibility for a shorter conflict. Crapo also reacted to the latest developments in the Iraqi conflict by adding Americans should be vigilant to the threat of terrorism in this country.Crapoâ??s comments on the war in Iraq and terrorism are available:2:30â??2:45 p.m. Mountain Time/ 1:00â??1:45 p.m. PacificGalaxy 3 (C-Band) Transponder 2… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

CRAPO PUSHES TELEHEALTH AS MEMBER OFSENATE HIGH TECH TASK FORCE

Washington, DC â?? The U.S. Senateâ??s Republican High Tech Task Force for the 109th Congress will look more closely at the relationship between technology and issues like tax reform and health care, according to Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. Crapo and 17 of his colleagues have been asked by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist to serve on the Task Force. It is Crapoâ??s second consecutive session to receive the assignment. â??High tech issues are everywhere in our lives,â?? Crapo told a news conferenc… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Craig & Crapo Join Defense Of Medicare Bills' Rural Health Provisions

(Washington, DC) A recent story in the Washington Post has ignited a protest from the U.S. Senate Rural Health Caucus, of which Idaho Sens. Larry Craig and Mike Crapo are members. The Gem State duo joined yesterday with a large number of other senators in a letter sent to the Postâ??s editor â?? a letter which outlines the concerns of rural states when it comes to Medicare reimbursement rates. â??It is a simple fact that health care providers in rural states like Idaho get less money when it com… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo: Common Sense Prevails on Water Quality

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo said that the Bush Administrationâ??s decision to officially withdraw ill-advised water quality regulations demonstrates that common-sense voices were heard on the matter. The proposal dealing with the Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) program would have added financial, time and management burdens to already financially-strapped state clean water programs. The TMDL program provides a process for determining a â??pollution budgetâ?? for an impaired strea… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo to Attend Columbia Memorial Service

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will travel to Houston, Texas, tomorrow to take part in efforts to honor the crew aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia. The memorial at NASAâ??s Johnson Space Center will begin on Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. Central in Houston. Later this week, Crapo is also expected to address a group of Idaho teachers who are scheduled to tour the Houston facility as part of the International Space Station Educators Conference. The teachers will also have the opportunity to s… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo Radio Actualities Available

FOR INTERESTED MEDIA: Radio actualities with Senator Mike Crapo are available by calling 1-800-545-1267. Press 327 at any time during or after the greeting and instructions. You can also access the actuality through the Internet at http://crapo.senate.gov or www.senate.gov/src/radio.Crapoâ??s comments on the $2.9 million in federal economic development funding for the Silver Valley as well as comments on the successful adoption of an amendment that will assist in airport improvement funds for Id… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Winnemucca Native Interns in U.S Senate

Washington, D.C. -- Idaho Senator Mike Crapo recently welcomed Diana Black, a Winnemucca native, as an intern in his Washington, D.C. office. She arrived in mid-January and will perform her duties through the beginning of May. The Congressional intern program is targeted for college students who are interested in learning more about the political process and how Congress operates. Selection is made through an application process that includes submitting a cover letter, resume and references. Col… Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Landmark Forest Legislation Passes Senate

Washington, D.C. - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo called tonightâ??s passage of H.R. 1904, the Healthy Forests Restoration Act, a â??very big victory for America.â?? The U.S. Senate, following three days of debate, approved the measure that expedites management actions to lessen the risk of catastrophic fire on public lands and allocates more than $700 million to do so.â??There are 100 million acres of lands at risk today,â?? Crapo said while helping to manage the bill on the Senate floor just before … Continue Reading


March 10, 2005

Crapo Expresses Condolences On Soldierâ??s Death

Washington, DC â?? A second Idahoan became a casualty in Operation Iraqi Freedom last week. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo expressed his sorrow over the loss of Army Cpl. Richard P. Carl, 26, of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, in a helicopter crash in Iraq last week. "My condolences and prayers go out to Corporal Carl's wife, his childre, and family on their tragic loss this past week," said Crapo. "He joins a long list of Idahoans who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their count… Continue Reading

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