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Simpson Announces Support of Governor Mitt Romney

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

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced the support of Governor Mitt Romney. “I’m truly honored to have Governor Romney’s endorsement,” said Congressman Simpson. “He is a tremendous example of leadership and integrity. I was proud to be an early backer of his campaign for president and his support means a great deal to [...]

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Simpson Secures Energy and Water Chairmanship

Posted on 11/15/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has been appointed as Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development.  The Subcommittee funds all functions of the U.S. Department of Energy, including the Idaho National Laboratory’s research and cleanup operations. “Given the importance of this Subcommittee to Idaho and its daily impact on [...]

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Simpson Urges Nationwide Delisting of the Gray Wolf

Posted on 11/15/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined a number of his Western colleagues in supporting the rule recently proposed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list.  Simpson authored legislation in 2011 to delist wolves in Idaho, where the population has seen a robust recover [...]

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Tort Reform Will Reduce Health Care Costs

Posted on 11/14/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Tort Reform Will Reduce Health Care Costs by Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “The cost of healthcare is increasing at a rapid rate.  Over ten years, health care spending is predicted to total $5 trillion in this country.  To put it in context, total spendinggovernment-wide this year is approximately $3.5 trillion, with health costs [...]

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Obamacare is NOT Ready and Should be Delayed Simpson cosponsors bill to delay implementation of national healthcare plan

Posted on 11/01/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is a cosponsor of H.R. 3359, known as the “Delay Until Fully Functional Act,” offered by Rep. Trey Radel in the House and Sen. Marco Rubio in the Senate. The bill would delay the individual health insurance mandate in Obamacare until six months after the Government Accountability Office confirms [...]

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Congressman Simpson has Supported Idaho Ag; Those Who Depend on Idaho Ag Would do Right by Remembering His Loyalty in the 2014 Elections

Posted on 11/01/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

By Idaho Dairymen’s Association Staff Idaho Dairy Focus – November 2013 Issue Over the past decade and one half, Idaho dairymen and women have had no better friend in Washington than Congressman Simpson. In part, this stems from his specific support of our industry and the business and agriculture communities in general. Congressman Simpson has [...]

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Critical Water Resources Legislation Passes House Simpson Cosponsored Amendment on Aquatic Invasive Species Included in final bill

Posted on 10/27/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson voted last night for H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013.  H.R. 3080 authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out its mission to develop, maintain, and support the Nation’s vital port and waterways infrastructure needs, and support effective and targeted flood [...]

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SIMPSON ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN STEERING COMMITTEE

Posted on 10/22/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brody Aston 208-367-1927 or brodyaston@simpsonforcongress.com October 22, 2013 SIMPSON ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN STEERING COMMITTEE Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his Campaign Steering Committee, including his Campaign Chairs, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter. “I am proud to have the support of so many outstanding Idaho leaders,” [...]

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Louise McClure on Simpson vote: ‘Jim would be proud’

Posted on 10/22/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Posted by Betsy Oct. 21, 2013 2:02 p.m. •  0 comments Louise McClure, widow of the late Idaho Sen. Jim McClure, has penned an op-ed piece about the recent government shutdown and “flirtation with default on our debts.” In it, she  bemoans the breakdown in civility and constructive problem-solving in the House and Senate from the days when [...]

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SIMPSON FOR CONGRESS RELEASES NEW FACT CHECK WEBSITE: “BRYAN SMITH FICTIONS vs. IDAHO FACTS”

Posted on 10/21/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brody Aston 208-367-1927 or brodyaston@simpsonforcongress.com October 21, 2013 SIMPSON FOR CONGRESS RELEASES NEW FACT CHECK WEBSITE: “BRYAN SMITH FICTIONS vs. IDAHO FACTS” Boise, ID – Simpson for Congress today released a new Idaho fact check website “Bryan Smith Fictions vs. Idaho Facts” setting the record straight against the false, negative attacks [...]

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