September 2006

WASHINGTON DC - Carole King appeared before the Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests on Wednesday, September 27. King, who has lived in Idaho for nearly 30 years, was invited to testify by the subcommittee at the request its chairman, Senator Larry Craig (R-ID). She spoke in opposition to the bill that Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID) introduced into Congress, the Central Idaho Economic Development Act (CIEDRA), HR 3603.

NAMPA, IDAHO - Songwriter and Conservation Activist Carole King squared off against Congressman Mike Simpson (R-ID) on an episode of "Newsmakers," which was taped near Boise. The topic of the debate was Simpson's controversial bill, CIEDRA (HR 3603). King's thoughts on the bill appeared in a recent Los Angeles Times Op-Ed piece. The 'Newsmakers' program aired September 3, 2006 at 8 am.