News Releases

February 02, 2005

Crapo To Address Hispanic Youth Symposium

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will meet with Hispanic students and leaders from around Idaho Saturday during the annual Hispanic Youth Symposium being held at the Sun Valley Resort. Crapo will speak to the group and also take questions on issues before the Congress.The Hispanic Youth Symposium is an annual three-day event where Idaho students compete for scholarships and take part in workshops covering chemistry, engineering, robotics, decision-making, college admissions, career ch… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo Urges NAS To Include Public InputIn North Idaho Review

Wallace - The National Academy of Sciences has the opportunity to better address the concerns of local residents in a review of cleanup actions in North Idaho. That was the message carried by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo today to the NAS board during a public hearing in Wallace. The NAS is conducting the hearing as part of its independent review of EPA actions in the Coeur dâ??Alene Basin.Last month, Crapo criticized an EPA ombudsman report on the agencyâ??s actions in the Basin. He said the ombudsm… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo Celebrates â??Dia De Los Niñosâ??

Washington, DC â?? Nearly 1,000 books will be donated to local Idaho libraries in honor of â??Dia de los Niñosâ?? (Day of the Children) through the efforts of Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. Dia de los Niños is a holiday celebrated by many countries to recognize and celebrate the importance of children. Idaho was the first state in the nation to have an official â??Childrenâ??s Day,â?? which was passed by the State Legislature in March of 2003. Crapo is an original co-sponsor of Senate Resolution 34… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo, National Director Will Keynote 10th Anniversary Of Idaho Coalition Against Sexual And Domestic Violence Event

Washington, DC - Advocates in the fight to prevent domestic violence in Idaho will get a report on the latest Congressional efforts regarding abuse and violence against women Friday evening at the 10th Anniversary of the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence banquet. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will keynote a dinner gathering in Boise with Lynn Rosenthal, Executive Director for the National Network to End Domestic Violence. Sue Fellen, Executive Director for the Idaho Coalition, Boar… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo: Conservation Programs Produce Real Environmental Benefits

Washington, DC â?? Citing Idaho conservation success stories, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo praised the 2002 Farm Billâ??s conservation programs during an oversight hearing today in the Senate Subcommittee on Forestry, Conservation, and Rural Revitalization. Crapo, who chairs the subcommittee, called the hearing to analyze the Farm Bill programs and the progress made since the bill was signed into law. â??I continue to assert that the Farm Bill is one of the most environmentally significant pieces of… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Amendment Restores Funding For Idaho Nuclear Waste Cleanup

Washington, DC - The U.S. Senate today approved an amendment that preserves funding for the existing nuclear cleanup agreement in Idaho (known as the Batt Agreement). The amendment to the Department of Defense Authorization bill sponsored by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo and supported by Idaho Senator Larry Craig removes limitations on funding that would have prevented Idaho from accessing the funding intended for cleanup of radioactive waste.The amendment removed restrictions to the $350 million bud… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo To Keynote Symposium To Promote Math, Science And Technology Education

Washington, DC â?? On Monday, May 24, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will keynote a symposium targeted at promoting more study in math, science and technology fields. Crapo worked with local, state and federal government agencies as well as a number of Idaho businesses and business organizations in setting up â??Charting the Course for Idahoâ??s Children: The Senator Mike Crapo Math, Science and Technology Education Symposium.â?? The one-day symposium brings together school superintendents, principals… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo To Take Viewer Calls On June â??Capitol Watchâ??

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapoâ??s monthly cable program returns to a live broadcast format on Tuesday, June 8, 2004. During the half-hour program, Crapo will take calls from viewers on issues before Congress. â??Capitol Watchâ?? airs statewide on Idaho cable television stations on Tuesday, June 8th, from 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. Mountain/6 to 6:30 p.m. Pacific. Idahoans are invited to call in on a toll-free number set up during the program, 1-800-SEN-TALK (1-800-736-8255). E-mail question… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo To Lead Senate Efforts OnBanking, Credit Union Regulation Reform

Washington, DC - The chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, Senator Richard Shelby (R-Alabama), has asked Idaho Senator Mike Crapo to lead efforts in the U.S. Senate to seek consensus on regulation reform for credit unions and banking institutions, a move that could offer consumers more choices and save them money. Shelby asked Crapo to craft regulatory reform legislation that will begin in the Banking Committee. The committee today heard testimony on the state of the banking industry from th… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Idaho Delegation Seeks Appeal In Wheat Trade Case

Washington, DC - Idahoâ??s Congressional Delegation has requested a formal appeal of a World Trade Organization ruling that puts Idaho grain growers in an unfair trade and marketing position regarding wheat sales to Canada. The delegation wrote Ambassador Robert Zoellick, the U.S. Trade Representative, to express concern with the WTO ruling against the U.S. claim that the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) violates trade laws by using monopolistic tactics. This results in unfair trade practices against … Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo Hires New Coeur Dâ??Alene Regional Director

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo this week welcomed a new addition to his staff. Stefany Bales has been named Regional Director for Crapoâ??s Coeur dâ??Alene office. She will be based in the Coeur dâ??Alene office, but will cover the region from Coeur dâ??Alene north to the Canada border. Bales most recently served as the Vice President of Communications for the Intermountain Forest Association (IFA).â??Stefany brings a strong presence to my staff,â?? Crapo said. â??She has a wealth o… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo Lauds Grant For Sandpoint Business

WASHINGTON, D.C. â?? United States Senator Mike Crapo applauded the hard work and history of success of Unicep Packaging of Sandpoint, Idaho today, upon news that the company will receive a $79,925 Small Business Innovation Research Program grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). â??Unicep Packaging is an example of a thriving successful small business that has used innovation and dedication to bring needed jobs to Sandpoint,â?? said Crapo, a member of the Senate Small Business Com… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo Helps Kick Off National Menâ??s Health Week

Washington, DC â?? During a speech today to kick off National Menâ??s Health Week, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo highlighted the need for increased health awareness and efforts among men. National Menâ??s Health Week activities are held across the country, bringing together corporations, government agencies, religious groups, and fraternal organizations to focus on menâ??s health issues. In his remarks, Crapo pointed out a continual problem in menâ??s health. â??Too frequently, men ignore warning sig… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Idaho Communities Awarded EPA Grants

Washington, DC â?? For the first time, federal competitive brownfields cleanup grant money is coming to Idaho. Four Idaho communities will share in over $500,000 in grant funds, largely due to the efforts of the Idaho congressional delegation. Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Larry Craig and Idaho Representatives Mike Simpson and C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter have worked hard over the last two years to convince the Environmental Protection Agency that brownfields grants must be provided equitably to rural… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo: Bald Eagle Recovery A BlueprintFor ESAPartnerships

Washington, DC - Endangered species recovery requires cooperation with private landowners and must be the cornerstone of current efforts and future renewal of the Endangered Species Act. That was the message carried by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo today on Capitol Hill, announcing a new national campaign to recover at least 15 species now on the endangered species list and celebrating the recovery of Americaâ??s symbol, the bald eagle.Crapo, chairman of the Senate subcommittee with jurisdiction over… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo To Honor Union Members, Shelter

Boise - The many hours of volunteer service and the commitment to safety evident at a Boise shelter for women and children will be spotlighted Monday as Idaho Senator Mike Crapo presents his â??Spirit of Idahoâ?? Award to local union members, foundation groups, and staff at the City Light Home for Women and Children. The awards ceremony is planned for 11:15 a.m., Monday, May 24th, at the City Light facilities at 1404 West Jefferson.Crapo will present his â??Spirit of Idahoâ?? Award to members of… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo Announces Conservation Hearing

Washington, DC - A national water group is honoring Idaho Senator Mike Crapo with an award marking Crapoâ??s role in â??providing outstanding serviceâ?? regarding water issues. The American Water Works Association award, which comes during the week when Earth Day is recognized, honors recipients for â??providing better water for people.â?? The organization makes one award per year.Crapo is Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water. He has … Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo: Abuse Of Neither Prisoners NorAmericans Should Be Tolerated

Washington, DC - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo reacted today to developments in Iraq involving both the murder of a U.S. civilian by insurgents and the release of more photos showing abuse in the Abu Ghraib Prison.â??I join all Americans in expressing shock, outrage, and a demand for justice in the killing of American Nick Berg. All indications point to the fact he was an innocent bystander caught in a savage act aimed to upset fellow Americans, and I join with other Senators in seeking swift justice… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Domestic Violence Issues, Owyhee InitiativeOn Crapo Schedule Next Week

Washington, DC - Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will discuss efforts to stop violence against women and children next week during several stops in Southwestern Idaho. Crapo will join law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, judges, and others for a tour of the new Hopeâ??s Door facility in Caldwell, and record and discuss public service announcements targeting ending such violence. April is Idaho Child Abuse Prevention Month.In Marsing, Crapo will honor officials at the Hope House facility with his Spi… Continue Reading


February 02, 2005

Crapo Calls Angie Leon, Cassie DehlNational Models In Domestic Violence Fight

Washington, DC - Idahoans and all Americans can and must do a better job recognizing and preventing domestic violence, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo told a national conference today in Washington, DC. Crapo was the lead speaker at the convention sponsored by the National Network to End Domestic Violence, which is attended by domestic violence prevention volunteers and organizers from across the country. â??About one and one-half million women are raped and/or physically assaulted by an intimate partn… Continue Reading

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