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Lawmakers push new way to pay for wildfires

...thinning and other fire prevention projects as wildfire seasons have ballooned in activity and costs.Republican Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch of Idaho and Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon announced Wednesday that they are getting ready to pitch...
Farm bill includes payments to rural counties for federal land

...industrial pollution."The Clean Water Act was not intended to regulate stormwater runoff on forest roads," said Mike Crapo, R-Idaho. If signed into law, the bill will "allow the focus of private, state and federal land managers to return...
Maybe markets will force Congress' hands

...document to send it to Congress for a vote. True, legislators like Sens. Richard Durbin, Kent Conrad, Judd Gregg, Mike Crapo and Tom Coburn voted for the plan, despite misgivings. They deserve the praise that groups like the Committee for a...
Outside editorial: Signs of bipartisanship in the federal budget debate

...Significantly, the package drew support from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, including Republican senators Mike Crapo of Idaho and Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, and Democratic senators Kent Conrad of North Dakota and Dick Durbin of Illinois...
Senators send letters in support of Kensington

...delays." The letter was signed by Sens. Murkowski; Begich; James Risch, R-Idaho; Sam Brownback, R-Kansas; Mike Crapo, R-Idaho; James Inhofe, R-Oklahoma; John Barrasso, R-Wyoming; Bob Bennett, R-Utah; Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming...
Obama administration wants more salmon protection

...litigation stalling salmon recovery efforts. His spokeswoman, Julie Edwards, said Merkley agrees with Republican Sens. Mike Crapo and Jim Risch of Idaho "that a regional dialogue among all the stakeholders will be necessary to forge a lasting solution...
Northwest Digest

...R-Idaho, to create new wilderness in central Idaho's Boulder and White Clouds mountains and S. 3794 from U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, to designate new wilderness in southwestern Idaho's Owyhee canyonlands. Farmers appeal water increase...
Northwest Digest

...politicians say rules led to wildfires BOISE, Idaho - Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and U.S. Sens. Larry Craig and Mike Crapo on Monday took up the cause of ranchers on the Idaho-Nevada border who blame federal grazing restrictions for allowing...
Senators want delay in ID requirements

...certainty is that "it will slow traffic and commerce over our northern border," Murray said. Idaho Sens. Larry Craig and Mike Crapo, and Alaska Sens. Ted Stevens and Lisa Murkowski were among 10 Republicans who signed the letter. The senators say...
Stevens faces Republican party ouster and election uncertainty

...their conference. "The latest report I saw is that Begich is pulling ahead," making it a moot point, said Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho. But then he added: "Look, we have due process rights. Until a person has been exhausted all of them...


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