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Simpson Announces Support Of Congressman Paul Ryan

Posted on 03/04/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced the support of Congressman Paul Ryan. “I’m proud to have the endorsement of Paul Ryan, and I appreciate his conservative leadership,” said Congressman Mike Simpson. “I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with him in his efforts to balance the budget and reduce spending. As an early [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Introduces Legislation Preventing Eric Holder from Blocking Firearm Sales

Posted on 03/03/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Chris W. Cox, executive director of the NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action: “I’d like to thank Congressman Simpson for his leadership on this issue and his steadfast commitment to our Second Amendment freedoms.” Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today introduced legislation to prevent the U.S. Attorney General from arbitrarily blocking the importation of commonly [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Votes to Stop IRS Targeting Conservative Groups

Posted on 03/02/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Simpson today supported passage of H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014.  This legislation prohibits for one year a proposal by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to unilaterally change the regulations, in place for fifty years, which allow certain organizations to engage in [...]

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Nuclear Energy Institute Names Simpson Policy Maker of the Year

Posted on 02/28/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson received the Nuclear Energy Research and Development Policymaker of the 113th Congress Award. The Policymaker Award was initiated by 27 members of the Nuclear Energy Institute’s Summit Coordinating Committee to recognize leaders serving the nation in public office who have demonstrated exceptional support for research and development in [...]

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Simpson Announces Support of U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch

Posted on 02/25/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced the support of U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch. “I’m very pleased to have the support of Senator Hatch,” said Congressman Simpson. “He is a tremendous leader in the Republican Party and statesman. I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with Senator Hatch on the important issues impacting the [...]

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US Chamber of Commerce Endorses Congressman Simpson

Posted on 02/20/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

BOISE, ID – Today, Congressman Mike Simpson received an endorsement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A statement from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President and National Political Director Rob Engstrom said the following: “Mike Simpson understands the policies that will grow our economy, and has a strong record of fighting for American [...]

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ICYMI: The Broken Promises of Obamacare – by Congressman Mike Simpson

Posted on 02/09/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – “If you like your current insurance, you keep that insurance. Period. End of Story.” “It turns out that wasn’t the end of the story. By now we all know this promise made by President Obama, repeated dozens of times in recent years, is not true. It’s been called “the lie of the [...]

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ICYMI: Reps. Simpson, Schrader Introduce Bill to Fix Wildfire Budget

Posted on 02/07/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Times News February 7, 2014 http://magicvalley.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/reps-simpson-schrader-introduce-bill-to-fix-wildfire-budget/article_e424359e-8fb3-11e3-845e-001a4bcf887a.html Washington, D.C. • U.S. Reps. Mike Simpson, R-Idaho, and Kurt Schrader, D-Ore., have introduced legislation to end the cycle of borrowing from non-fire accounts to pay for wildfire suppression when costs exceed an agency’s firefighting budget. In recent years, Congress has appropriated wildfire suppression funds based on the average [...]

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Simpson Votes to Protect Hunting and Fishing on Public Lands

Posted on 02/07/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today supported legislation protecting Americans’ access to hunting, fishing and shooting on public lands. H.R. 3590, the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, would ensure that public land managers facilitate access for fishing, sport hunting, and recreational shooting on federal land managed by the BLM and Forest [...]

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ICYMI: IGPA Applauds House Farm Bill Vote

Posted on 02/05/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Times News February 1, 2014 http://magicvalley.com/business/agriculture/igpa-applauds-house-farm-bill-vote/article_ca6a3cda-8bd4-11e3-8604-0019bb2963f4.html BOISE – Idaho’s wheat and barley farmers are ecstatic with the recent solid passage of the final Farm Bill conference report by the House of Representatives. The Idaho Grain Producers Association (IGPA) is grateful for the favorable votes and support of Reps. Raúl Labrador and Mike Simpson. The bipartisan [...]

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