News Releases

September 20, 2006

Crapo Joins Cancer Activists on National Mall

Washington, DC â?? Today Idaho Senator Mike Crapo joined with other Idaho cancer survivors on the National Mall as part of the â??Celebration on the Hill,â?? an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. Crapo met with cancer activists from Blackfoot, Boise, Burley, Coeur dâ??Alene, Eagle, Heyburn, Homedale, Idaho Falls, Mountain Home, Pocatello, Post Falls, Shoshone, Silverton and Twin Falls to discuss federal funding for cancer research and congressional prior… Continue Reading


September 20, 2006

Delegation Applauds Roadless Area Petition

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo and Idaho Representatives Mike Simpson and C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter commented today on Idahoâ??s petition to the Secretary of Agriculture to develop a roadless area rule for national forests in Idaho:â??The Bush Administration asked governors to recommend plans to manage roadless areas in their states because those closest to the land know it best. A one-size-fits-all policy for 60 million acres is simply not the answer. Governors Kempt… Continue Reading


September 20, 2006

Crapo Co-Sponsors Bill To Protect Rural Education, State's Rights

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo co-sponsored a bill today to protect rural schools by more fully addressing the challenges posed by federally-imposed school transfer requirements. S. 696, the Rural School Geography Act, takes rural concerns into account by not requiring local education agencies to provide a student with the option to transfer to another school if providing the option is impractical due to: the distance to be traveled, a geographical barrier or hazard, or an unusually… Continue Reading


September 19, 2006

Crapo Expresses Condolences on Soldier's Death

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo expressed his condolences today to the family and friends of Specialist Harley D. Andrews, who died when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Specialist Andrews, whose father lives in Boise, was originally stationed in Germany with the 130th Engineer Brigade, 54th Engineer Battalion. He died on September 11th.â??My heartfelt sympathy is with Specialist Andrewâ??s father in Idaho and with his family and … Continue Reading


September 18, 2006

Crapo Notes Effort On Rural Domestic Violence

Washington, DC â?? Rural residents of southwestern Idaho will receive continued support in the effort to stop domestic violence. Today, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo applauded a U.S. Department of Justice grant of $707,368 in Rural Domestic Violence and Child Victimization Enforcement Grant funding. Crapo has spearheaded efforts to retain Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) funding for such projects, and has worked closely with Advocates Against Family Violence, Incorporated of Caldwell on programs and… Continue Reading


September 18, 2006

Crapo Notes A Very Special Birthday

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo said recent debate in our nationâ??s capitol reflects once again the power of the U.S. Constitution, which turns 219 years old this week. September 17th is generally regarded as Constitution Day, but Crapo noted the entire week provides a good opportunity to reflect on how relevant our governing document has been over the more than 200 years it has been the benchmark of individual freedoms and liberty.Crapo worked with Idaho schools and the Idaho Depar… Continue Reading


September 15, 2006

Crapo Announces $150,000 For CDA Tribe

WASHINGTON, D.C. â?? A grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to the Coeur dâ??Alene Tribe comes just in time to keep its domestic violence prevention and intervention program operational, announced Idaho Senator Mike Crapo, a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. â??This is welcome news for Native American women and children in Benewah and Kootenai County and the surrounding areas,â?? said Crapo. â??Native American women experience significantly higher rates of violence than other p… Continue Reading


September 14, 2006

Crapo: Port Security Bill Is Progress

Washington, DC â?? On a vote of 98 to 0, legislation overwhelmingly passed by the U.S. Senate today to upgrade port security is a reflection of the Senateâ??s ongoing commitment to improve security conditions for all Americans, while protecting the needs of our trade-dependant economy, according to Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. Crapo, a member of the Senate trade and export committees, says Senators are working on the real security and economic needs of our ports in reasoned trade and travel-conscio… Continue Reading


September 14, 2006

Former Idaho DEQ Director Recommended For Interior

Washington, DC â?? The former director for Idahoâ??s Department of Environmental Quality could soon join his former boss at the U.S. Department of Interior. Idaho Senators Larry Craig and Mike Crapo today introduced C. Stephen Allred before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee as Allred has been nominated to become Assistant Secretary of the Interior under Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne.Craig, who chaired the hearing, commented, â??I have known Steve for a number of years and lo… Continue Reading


September 14, 2006

Crapo Notes Support For Collaboration, Owyhee Initiative

Washington, DC â?? In remarks delivered via satellite to the Idaho Land Use Summit today, Idaho Senator Mike Crapo heralded a collaborative process where all sides possible are surveyed as the best way to solve land use issues raised by growth in a 21st Century Western United States. â??There seems to be a common sense, realistic set of Idaho values that permeate how we approach the future. We all have it, and that will always be our common ground.â?? Crapo said. He noted how the collaborative a… Continue Reading


September 12, 2006

Meth Not Just A Homegrown Problem Anymore

Washington, DC â?? The longtime war on illegal methamphetamine is taking a new turn, according to Idaho Senator Mike Crapo; one that has moved it out of American backrooms and across our borders. Testimony today before the Senate Finance Committee, on which Crapo sits, clearly demonstrates that illegal smuggling of manufactured methamphetamine from Mexico and other countries vastly outpaces manufacturing within our borders and requires renewed attention. â??Meth is the number one illegal drug of… Continue Reading


September 12, 2006

Idaho Delegation Applauds Signing Of Softwood Lumber Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Larry Craig and Idaho Representatives Mike Simpson and C.L. â??Butchâ?? Otter say todayâ??s signing of the U.S. â?? Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement is a necessary final step to provide for the implementation of this long sought resolution. The delegation commends the hard work and perseverance of the Bush Administration and Prime Minister Harper in reaching the agreement.U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab and Canadian Minister for Internatio… Continue Reading


September 11, 2006

GAO Report Shows ESA Reforms Needed

Washington, DC â?? A newly-released General Accountability Office (GAO) report says that species recovery under the Endangered Species Act would be improved with changes, and Idaho Senator Mike Crapo says his CRESA bill (Collaboration for the Recovery of the Endangered Species Act, S. 2110) offers some of the needed solutions. Crapo introduced the CRESA bill last December with Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-Arkansas). He was one of the members of Congress who requested the GAO to review the success … Continue Reading


September 11, 2006

Crapo Notes Commitment To Freedom On 9/11

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo issued the following statement today on the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center in New York, led to the downing of aircraft in Pennsylvania, and an attack on the Pentagon in Washington, DC.â??We will never forget our feelings that day. While each of us was affected in different and personal ways, the dangers and threats were real and lasting to each one of us,â?? Crapo said. â??Although we can never be 1… Continue Reading


September 07, 2006

Record Turnouts, Legislation Help Cancer Effort

Washington, DC â?? The effort to fight prostate cancer has gained the support of the United States Senate as record numbers of men and women seek cancer screenings at free and low-cost health booths established by Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. Crapo, a survivor of prostate cancer, established the Mike Crapo Health Awareness Booths at four Idaho fairs to offer screenings. He joined ten fellow Senators in sponsoring a resolution urging increased efforts to fight prostate cancer that was approved unani… Continue Reading


September 07, 2006

Support For Troops Shown In Unanimous Vote

Washington, DC â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo hailed tonightâ??s 98-0 vote to approve a new spending bill for the Department of Defense as evidence of Congressâ?? unanimity in support of our nationâ??s military. Crapo is a member of the Senate Budget Committee and also serves on several Senate caucuses involved with military issues including the Senate Air Force Caucus, Senate National Guard Caucus, and the USO Congressional Caucus.In addition, Crapo noted he has traveled to meet with Idaho soldie… Continue Reading


September 05, 2006

Crapo: Teen Dating Funding Makes A Difference

Washington, DC â?? Teenagers across Idaho will be more informed about how to recognize and stop domestic violence thanks to a new federal grant, according to Idaho Senator Mike Crapo. Crapo, a recent speaker at a statewide domestic violence summit in Pocatello, today lauded the effort behind the Idaho Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Project. The Project, coordinated by the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, has just received an $843,888 federal grant to develop t… Continue Reading


September 01, 2006

Crapo To Attend Eastern Idaho State Fair

Blackfoot â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will participate in the Eastern Idaho State Fair Parade on Saturday, September 2nd before returning to Washington, DC. Congress ends its state work period and resumes work in Washington next week. Crapo will ride in the Fair parade between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. He will also discuss issues with constituents during a visit to the Mike Crapo Health Awareness Booth at the fair. The booths offer free screenings for prostate cancer and cholesterol levels. The… Continue Reading


August 31, 2006

College Savings Plans Protected, Burley To Receive Economic Grant

Burley â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will join Burley Mayor Jon Anderson and Mike Field, the Idaho State Director for USDA Rural Development later today to announce a federal grant for the City of Burley. The grant will assist the city with economic development in the purchase and upgrade of water infrastructure and with other needs. The announcement follows Crapoâ??s tour of a Minidoka dairy employing a new anaerobic digester designed to produce energy from animal wastes.Crapo will meet Friday w… Continue Reading


August 30, 2006

Crapo To Honor Magic Valley Sportsman

Twin Falls â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will honor Magic Valley sportsman George Warrell, III today with the Spirit of Idaho Award by noting Warrellâ??s nationally-recognized conservation efforts. Warrell and Crapo will meet with board members of Idaho Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife in Twin Falls, where Warrell will be honored for efforts including the restoration of wildlife habitat areas which were once part of a local landfill. Crapo noted Warrell has been involved with several projects, inc… Continue Reading

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