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ICYMI: Simpson, Labrador aligned on Syria strike

Posted on 08/30/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — It took potential military action against Syria to get Republican U.S. Reps. Mike Simpson and Raul Labrador on the same side. The feuding Idaho lawmakers signed a letter to President Barack Obama, urging him to seek authorization from Congress before ordering a strike against Syria after its government allegedly used chemical [...]

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Congress Must Hold the IRS Accountable

Posted on 08/26/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Congress Must Hold the IRS Accountable By Congressman Mike Simpson Boise, ID – “Let’s clarify something right from the beginning: the IRS scandal is real and it represents a serious breach of the public trust. The IRS has admitted they took inappropriate action in targeting conservative Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny and delayed many [...]

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Our View: Simpson wisely skips a showdown

Posted on 08/23/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Idaho Statesman Published: August 21, 2013 http://www.idahostatesman.com/2013/08/21/2717233/simpson-wisely-skips-a-showdown.html RThree-fourths of the Idaho congressional delegation now has signed on to a letter — or the idea — that the Affordable Care Act should not be funded by appropriation or when a new continuing resolution, or CR, begins to circulate through the House and Senate when Congress returns [...]

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Judges Shouldn’t Manage Federal Lands

Posted on 08/21/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Judges Shouldn’t Manage Federal Lands by Congressman Mike Simpson Boise, ID – “Many of us lament the ridiculous jury awards we hear about on television or read about in the newspaper.  We shake our heads at the actions of judges, juries, and lawyers who defy commonsense and seek or award judgments that are excessive by [...]

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Simpson Announces Campaign Team

Posted on 08/19/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brody Aston 208-367-1927 or brodyaston@simpsonforcongress.com August 19, 2013 Simpson Announces Campaign Team Boise, ID – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced several additions to his campaign team for the upcoming election. Simpson is running for re-election in Idaho’s Second Congressional District and enjoys strong support across Idaho from farmers, ranchers, business [...]

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REINS Act Passes House of Representatives

Posted on 08/16/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, Aug 2 – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today supported critical legislation to return accountability and transparency to the federal regulatory process. Simpson, an original cosponsor of the legislation, voted in favor of the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act of 2013, H.R. 367, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives [...]

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Simpson Supports Bill to Keep IRS out of Obamacare

Posted on 08/15/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, Aug 2 – Idaho Congressman Simpson today supported passage of H.R. 2009, the Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013.  Simpson is a cosponsor of this legislation, which prohibits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from enforcing any provision of the new health care law. Obamacare represents the largest expansion of IRS [...]

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Congress exempt from Obamacare???

Posted on 08/14/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

“I do not support giving myself or other Members of Congress or staff a special break or exemption from Obamacare.”

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ICYMI: Idaho’s Simpson: Cut EPA budget 35%, block Obama climate change gambit

Posted on 08/11/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Idaho Statesman: Idaho’s Simpson: Cut EPA budget 35%, block Obama climate change gambit Idaho Republican Congressman Mike Simpson’s Appropriation’s subcommittee on Tuesday approved a budget cutting Environmental Protection Agency spending by $2.9 billion, trimming spending to fiscal 1978 levels. Read more here

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ICYMI: ACC Commends Congressman Simpson for Supporting Economic Growth and Job Creation

Posted on 08/10/13 in Uncategorized, No Comments

ACC Commends Congressman Simpson for Supporting Economic Growth and Job Creation “As representatives of one of America’s largest manufacturing industries, ACC and its members want to acknowledge Congressman Simpson’s leadership on issues that encourage strong domestic energy policy, support small businesses and promote rational, science-based chemical regulation—policies that will foster innovation, stimulate our economy and [...]

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