News Releases

February 10, 2005

Crapo Reacts To Planning Regulations

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo, Chairman of the Forestry, Conservation and Rural Revitalization Subcommittee of the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee, commented on the Forest Serviceâ??s final National Forest System Land and Resource Management Planning Rule. The final rule provides the framework for individual forest management plans governing the 155 national forests and 20 grasslands. The new rule directs forest managers to take into account the best available … Continue Reading


February 10, 2005

Idaho Students Nominated To U.S. Service Academies

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has nominated more than thirty Idaho students to military service academies for the class entering in 2005. The studentsâ?? applications will be forwarded to one of the four U.S. service academies where final selections will be made by each academy. â??These students represent some of the finest that Idaho has to offer,â?? Crapo said. â??It is worth noting that today is the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, an event that spurred many young Am… Continue Reading


February 09, 2005

Collaborative Efforts Strengthened By Fish & Game Decision

Washington, DC â?? The decision by Idaho Fish & Game Commissioners to adopt language from a collaborative effort to increase elk numbers in Idaho is more ammunition proving such grassroots consensus-building efforts are needed and can succeed. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo wrote Fish & Game Director Steve Huffaker to congratulate him on the efforts related to the Elk Collaborative Project Crapo and the Work Group produced in several work sessions over this past year. Representatives from spor… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo To Join Elk Collaborative Roll-Out

Boise â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapoâ??s schedule this week will take him from one end of Idaho to the other. He will join with partners in Lewiston on Thursday to unveil the findings of the Elk Collaborative project seeking to increase wild elk numbers across Central Idaho. Also while in Lewiston, Crapo will speak at the dedication of a Lewis and Clark exhibition at the Hells Gate State Park. Crapo will also discuss Hispanic issues on Spanish radio in Rupert and tour a wind turbine site in Burley… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Tour Of U.S. Capitol On Crapoâ??s â??Capitol Watchâ??

Washington, DC â?? August is a busy tourist time for Washington, D.C., and many Idahoans have had the opportunity to visit the U.S. Capitol. Idaho Senator Mike Crapo has made the Capitol the centerpiece for the upcoming August â??Capitol Watchâ?? program, which will air on Tuesday, August 10, 2004, at 7:00 p.m. Mountain/6:00 p.m. Pacific. The program airs statewide on the public access channel on many Idaho cable television systems on the second Tuesday of each month.â??The U.S. Capitol is one o… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Sage Grouse Hearing Spotlights State Efforts

Washington, DC â?? The efforts of states and private partners to increase huntable populations of sage grouse will be the topic of a Senate subcommittee hearing Friday chaired by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. Smaller bag limits and declining numbers of the sage grouse in 11 Western states have prompted renewed efforts in conservation and a proposal to protect the bird under the Endangered Species Act. Crapo, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water Subcommit… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo: Vote Is Breakthrough In Salmon Recovery

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo says the decision by Senate appropriators to increase the Idaho share of salmon recovery funding envisioned in his bill S. 2788, the Pacific Salmon Recovery Fund, foreshadows good developments for future salmon recovery efforts. Crapo introduced S. 2788 this month as a way to ensure Idaho is included in future federal salmon recovery funding efforts. The Senate Appropriations Committee has voted to increase Idahoâ??s share of funding to $6 million for … Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Doe Grant Funds To Be Released To Idaho Group

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Larry Craig and Idaho Representatives Mike Simpson and C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter announced today that $250,000 in grant funds from the Department of Energy (DOE) have been approved for economic development activity associated with the Idaho National Laboratory (INL). In a letter received today, DOE Deputy Secretary Kyle E. McSlarrow confirmed the fundsâ?? approval and indicated that the money would be released to the Regional Development Alliance (RD… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo: Iraq Government Hopeful, Determined

Washington, DC â?? After attending a joint session of Congress this morning to hear from Iraqi Interim Prime Minister Avad Allawi, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo had praise for the courage of Iraqi citizens who are working to bring democracy to their country. During the 40 minute speech, Allawi thanked America for its sacrifices in freeing Iraq and promised to fight terrorism and hold scheduled elections in his country. â??Prime Minister Allawi struck a hopeful and determined tone today,â?? Crapo said… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Craig, Crapo Support Nuclear Power Expansion

WASHINGTON, DC â?? Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo joined a bipartisan group of Senators today in introducing a Senate Concurrent Resolution supporting the expansion of nuclear power. The Resolution acknowledges that Congress recognizes the essential role of and supports the increased use of nuclear power. The Resolution recognizes the value of nuclear power in generating safe, consistent, affordable, and emission-free electricity. Currently twenty percent of our nationâ??s electricity… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo, Rimrock Trailways Plan Bus Announcement

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will join the owner of Rimrock Trailways on Monday in Idaho Falls for an announcement concerning the future of passenger bus service to Eastern Idaho cities. A number of cities and towns including Idaho Falls, Pocatello, Blackfoot, McCammon, and others are slated to lose their existing Greyhound bus service. Crapo will join with Tom Forseth of Rimrock Trailways and a number of state and local officials to make the announcement at noon in front of the G… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Delegation Pushes Water Funding For Rupert

Washington, DC â?? The water quality for residents of Rupert will be improved thanks to a push from members of Idahoâ??s Congressional Delegation. The Delegation is working with the U.S. Department of Agricultureâ??s Rural Development office to bring $4 million in improved water quality loans and grants to Rupert. The money, $3 million in loan guarantees plus a $1 million grant, will be used to upgrade the City of Rupertâ??s water and wastewater operations. Senator Mike Crapo, who chairs the Sen… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo Disappointed In SEC Vote

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo, a member of the Senate Banking Committee, expressed disappointment today after a divided Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted to require mandatory registration of hedge fund advisers with the SEC. The 3-2 vote, taken this afternoon, means that, starting in February 2006, hedge fund advisers must register under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The change applies to hedge fund advisers managing $30 million or more in assets. There had prev… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Idaho Panhandle Forest Bill Clears Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. â?? Legislation to consolidate lands on the Idaho Panhandle National Forest cleared Congress today and is expected to be signed by the President. The legislation aims to consolidate holdings and provide revenue for modernizing the ranger station in the Silver Valley. Senator Larry Craig praised its passage, â??This is a sensible solution to make the Forest Service more efficient. Disposing of these parcels enables the Forest Service to focus on priorities important to the public… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Appropriations Amendment Helps Rural, Volunteer Firefighters

WASHINGTON, D.C. â?? Volunteer and part-time firefighters are a step closer to qualifying for reimbursement from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) when they attend approved terrorism response courses, thanks to an amendment in the Fiscal Year 2005 Homeland Security appropriations bill, Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo announced today. The bill was approved by the Senate Tuesday evening.Currently, only full-time firefighters are compensated for the additional overtime hours they … Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo: Dating Violence Victims To Receive Last Needed Federal Recognition

Washington, DC â?? Language to complete Idaho Senator Mike Crapo's efforts to include dating relationships in federal domestic violence cases has been included in a bill that passed committee this week. The language is in a bill to eliminate the substantial backlog of DNA and Rape Kit samples just reported out of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. This completes a legislative process Idaho Senator Mike Crapo started four years ago to amend the Violence Against Women Act to include vic… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo: Grant Funds Help To Stop â??Cycle Of Abuseâ??

Washington, DC â?? Domestic violence prevention efforts in Idaho will get a boost with the announcement of a Department of Justice (DOJ) grant to Idaho Legal Aid Services, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo announced today. The grant, in the amount of $317,809, will be used to develop and implement a statewide domestic violence prevention and public awareness campaign, focusing primarily on rural areas of the state. â??Domestic violence is a terrible and destructive force in homes and communities,â?? Crap… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Crapo To Attend Owyhee Initiative Vote

Boise â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will attend a meeting of the work group members of the Owyhee Initiative beginning at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, October 22nd at the Owyhee County Courthouse in Murphy. Members of the work group are expected to vote on draft proposals that could become legislation aimed at protecting culture and employment in Owyhee County as well as designating wilderness and offering direction for future land management decisions. The vote comes after three years of effort b… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Idaho's Bull Trout Efforts Recognized

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo and Congressmen Mike Simpson and C.L. "Butch" Otter today hailed a new federal management plan for protected bull trout in the Northwest as well-deserved recognition of effective local recovery efforts. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan calls for imposing use restrictions on far less "critical habitat" area for bull trout, a subspecies of char designated as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, than was… Continue Reading


February 04, 2005

Idaho's Bull Trout Efforts Recognized

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo and Congressmen Mike Simpson and C.L. "Butch" Otter today hailed a new federal management plan for protected bull trout in the Northwest as well-deserved recognition of effective local recovery efforts.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plan calls for imposing use restrictions on far less "critical habitat" area for bull trout, a subspecies of char designated as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, than was … Continue Reading

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