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Crapo repeats debunked job-loss claim, sets 2014 ‘Tele-Townhall’ sched

Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo will take questions Wednesday from Idahoans during the first of four hour-long “Tele-Townhall” events scheduled for 2014. Participants must sign up on Crapo’s Senate website by Monday at 3 p.m. Mountain Time. The call will

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Crapo sets Wednesday Tele-town Hall to hear from Idahoans on Syria, debt

Idaho Republican Sen. Mike Crapo says he expects Syria to be high on the agenda, along with the budget and farm bill, as he takes phone calls Wednesday at 7 p.m. Mountain Time. The Sept. 18 call will be the

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Idaho’s Crapo: FEMA should spend more on wildfire prevention

Sens. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., say spending to prevent wildfires saves $5 for every dollar spent and are urging the Senate Appropriations Committee to press the Federal Emergency Management Agency to focus more resources on mitigation. In

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Idaho’s Crapo: Obamacare delay welcome, but all-out repeal warranted

Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo, a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee with jurisdiction over health programs including Medicare, Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, welcomed the Obama Administration’s surprise announcement that it will delay by a year

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Crapo to take constituents’ questions Wednesday in ‘Tele-Townhall’

Sen. Mike Crapo said he’s hoping for comments on the “lack of transparency and accountability” in the Obama administration during the second of his four 2013 telephone town hall meetings Wednesday at 7 p.m. MDT. ‚ÄúSince the last townhall, the

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Sen. Crapo cites Boise’s Linen Building in promoting new ‘Brownfields’ bill

Idaho Republican Sen. Mike Crapo says the Downtown Boise project is a testament to the success of federal cleanup grants that helped revive building that had been vacant for half a century. Crapo is co-sponsoring bill extending “Brownfields” funding at

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