240 years of independence worth celebrating

IDAHO PRESS-TRIBUNE July 1, 2016 By Sen. Mike Crapo As we join with family and friends to commemorate this Fourth of July, we celebrate 240 years of independence. The honoring of this cherished American holiday is a reminder that our country was founded on the...

Trevor’s Law: an honor to Idaho

IDAHO STATE JOURNAL June 25, 2016 By Sen. Crapo Trevor Schaefer of Boise not only fought hard and survived after being diagnosed with brain cancer at the young age of 13, but also he has fought for the last seven years to get legislation through Congress and to the...

The fight to stop wildfire borrowing continues

MY COLUMBIA BASIN June 24, 2016 WASHINGTON, D.C.  It’s a fight that’s gone on for too long in their opinion, but U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo (R-IDAHO) are not quitting their desire to reform the way the fight against wildfires are funded. The...

Celebrating Idaho’s Basque Heritage Important For All

PRIEST RIVER TIMES JUNE 22, 2016 By Senator Crapo Basque traditions, art and history form an integral part of our state’s heritage. Basque migrants first brought their work ethic to Idaho over a century ago. Today, Idaho bears the proud mark of that stalwart tradition...