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ICYMI: Simpson Champions Idaho Priorities in House Interior Appropriations Bill

Posted on 07/11/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

House subcommittee mark includes PILT and wildfire funding, limits EPA regulations Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today supported the House Interior and Environment Appropriations bill for FY15 during subcommittee consideration.  The bill takes significant steps to protect western interests and reflects Simpson’s influence as a member of the subcommittee.  Among Simpson’s priorities included [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Supports Bills to Create Jobs, Increase Energy Independence

Posted on 06/29/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson this week supported legislation that will lower energy costs and promote U.S. energy independence.  H.R. 3301, the North American Energy Infrastructure Act, eliminates the requirement that oil and gas pipelines and electric transmission lines that cross U.S. borders with Mexico or Canada obtain a Presidential Permit in order [...]

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ICYMI: Defense Bill Passes House, Includes Amendment Supporting A-10

Posted on 06/24/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Simpson Supported A-10 Amendment and Final Passage Washington, D.C.  – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage of the FY15 Defense Appropriations bill, which included an amendment offered by Representative Candice Miller (R-MI) to prohibit the Department of Defense from spending funds to divest, retire, transfer, or place in storage any A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Boosts INL Funding in Energy Bill

Posted on 06/20/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, DC – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced that the Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill reverses cuts to Idaho National Laboratory, the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy, and cleanup activities in Idaho. Simpson is Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, which passed the [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson’s Potato Language Included in House Appropriations Bill

Posted on 06/02/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson’s language to include fresh potatoes in the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) nutrition program passed the House Appropriations Committee today. The language was included in the Fiscal Year 2015 House Agriculture Appropriations bill which passed 31-18. Simpson is a member of the committee and voted in favor of [...]

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Simpson Overwhelmingly Wins CD2 Primary Election

Posted on 05/20/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – Tonight Congressman Mike Simpson overwhelmingly won the Second Congressional District Primary Election. “I’m grateful for the tremendous outpouring of support by the voters of the Second District. I look forward to continuing to share my proven record of delivering results for Idaho as we move on to the General Election,” said Congressman [...]

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Special Message from Mitt Romney

Posted on 05/19/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Dear Friend, Have you made your plans to vote tomorrow, May 20th? Congressman Mike Simpson is fighting for you in Washington. Tomorrow, he needs your support — your voice, and your vote — in Idaho’s primary election. This vote is going to be a critical first step in what could be a landmark year for [...]

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Idaho Agriculture Supports Mike

Posted on 05/17/14 in Recent News, Uncategorized, No Comments

We are writing to offer our strongest endorsement of Congressman Mike Simpson and to explain why he is the best advocate for agriculture and our state. Since taking office in 1998, Congressman Simpson has fought successfully for the policy priorities of Idaho agriculture in the three farm bills passed by Congress in that time. As a member [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Earns Honor from National Retail Federation

Posted on 05/17/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

Boise, ID – On Wednesday, the National Retail Federation (NRF) recognized Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson as one of their “Heroes of Main Street” for his support of small business and the United States retail industry, which is the nation’s largest private sector employer. “I am honored to accept this award from the National Retail Federation,” [...]

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My Conservative Record

Posted on 05/16/14 in Uncategorized, No Comments

By Congressman Mike Simpson I want to take this opportunity to thank the people of Idaho’s Second Congressional District for the support they’ve given me during my time in Congress and ask them for their vote again on May 20. During my time in Congress, I’ve always worked to put the needs of the people [...]

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