Idaho Examiner - Sen. Larry Craig News Releases

Thursday, June 15, 2006


(Boise) Mike Tracy, the long-time Communication Director for U.S. Senator Larry Craig, has opened the public relations firm, Tracy Communications, Boise, Idaho located on the 5th Floor of the Hoff Building.

Tracy recently retired from a decade of service in the U.S. Senate as the Communication Director for the leader of Idaho’s Congressional Delegation, U.S. Senator Larry Craig. Craig made the following comments on the Senate Floor about Tracy’s service to Idaho.

“Mike has been an invaluable asset to me and the people of Idaho. He provided tremendous experience, enthusiasm, and good humor, and we will miss having him around every day. When you are around Mike, you cannot help but be boosted by this man’s passion,” Craig said.

Tracy Communications, Inc. will offer a full range of public relations services including strategic communications, crisis communications, public relations consulting, media training, issue management, and media relations.

Prior to his work in the Senate, Tracy served for eight years as the Information Director for the state’s largest general farm organization, the Idaho Farm Bureau. He also was the sales manager for KPVI-TV in Pocatello and worked in the public relations department at the University of Idaho’s Agricultural Communication Center.

Tracy is a 1977 graduate of the University of Idaho with a BA in Communications and a 1990 Graduate of Idaho State University with a MA in Rhetorical Studies. In 2003 Idaho State University awarded him with the Professional Achievement Award from the College of Arts and Sciences.

You may listen to (MP3, 1:26, 1.35 MB), watch (streaming), or read Craig's full remarks.


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