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ICYMI: Simpson meets with local officials to hear concerns

Posted on 01/29/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Mountain Home News Wednesday, January 29, 2014 http://www.mountainhomenews.com/story/2046256.html Congressman Mike Simpson met with local elected leaders and base representatives for more than two hours last Wednesday at city hall, listening to a wide range of comments and concerns. Subjects ranged from PILT money to acquiring water rights for Mountain Home Air Force Base (see related [...]

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Simpson Cosponsors Bill to Curb EPA Water Regulation

Posted on 01/10/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today cosponsored legislation to limit the EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers from expanding their regulatory authority over state waters.  H.R. 3377, the Defense of Environment and Property Act of 2013, would curb the EPA’s efforts to expand its authority under the Clean Water Act by clearly [...]

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Simpson Announces Over $1.25 Million Raised

Posted on 01/08/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his re-election campaign has raised well over $1,250,000 in 2013, including more than $430,000 raised in the fourth quarter. The campaign currently has over $760,000 cash-on-hand and has already surpassed fundraising efforts for the entire 2011-2012 cycle. “I am so pleased and humbled by the tremendous support [...]

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Simpson Announces Legislative Steering Committee

Posted on 12/16/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his campaign’s legislative steering committee members and the endorsement of Idaho Treasurer Ron Crane. “I am very proud to announce the support of Treasurer Crane and so many legislative leaders from the Second Congressional District,” said Congressman Simpson. “These Idaho leaders are doing tremendous work for our [...]

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A Better Approach by Congressman Mike Simpson

Posted on 12/16/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

A Better Approach Idaho Falls Post Register By Congressman Mike Simpson December 15, 2013 I read Mr. Donald Carey’s recent column in the Post Register with great interest, and felt the need to respond. When Mr. Carey says that Republicans must offer up specific proposals to replace Obamacare, he is absolutely right. When he says [...]

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Simpson Announces Campaign Team Additions

Posted on 12/06/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced several additions to his campaign team for the upcoming election. Simpson’s re-election campaign team additions include Sarah Nelson who joins Todd Cranney and Travis Hawkes as a Senior Advisor to the campaign. Sarah has served in leadership roles on campaigns across the west at every level [...]

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ICYMI: Idaho Race Shows Split in Republican Donor Base

Posted on 11/28/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Wall Street Journal By Neil King Jr. November 28, 2013 http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303332904579226231084993234 Something unusual happened after the conservative Club for Growth said it would try to oust Idaho Republican Rep. Mike Simpson in next year’s election: A new GOP group rose up to defend him. Since then, more groups have jumped in to help Mr. Simpson, making the [...]

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Simpson Announces Support of Idaho Grassroots Leaders

Posted on 11/27/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced the support of Idaho grassroots leaders who will serve as his campaign’s county chairs. These community leaders join Campaign Chairs, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter and will oversee the campaign’s grassroots outreach efforts across the district. “I couldn’t be more proud to represent [...]

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Risch and Simpson Praise Passage of Simpson’s Water Bill in Senate committee

Posted on 11/23/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Today a bill authored by Congressman Mike Simpson to permit existing water diversions in Idaho wilderness areas was passed by the Senate committee with jurisdiction on the issue.  The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, of which Senator Jim Risch is a member, passed H.R. 876, the Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection [...]

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A Letter from Governor Mitt Romney

Posted on 11/18/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Ann and I have nothing but fond memories of the time we spent campaigning in Idaho. If there’s one thing I learned on the campaign trail in your fine state, it’s that Idahoans are straight-talking and tough.  Congressman Mike Simpson is no exception. Born and raised in Idaho, Mike Simpson is now leading the fight [...]

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