ICYMI: Simpson Supports Legislation to Curb Obama’s Executive Overreach and Restore Constitutional Balance of Powers

Posted in Uncategorized on 04/01/14 No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4138, the “Executive Needs to Faithfully Oversee and Respect Congressional Enactments,” known as theENFORCE the Law Act of 2014.  This legislation authorizes the House or Senate to sue the administration for failing to enforce federal law.  Idaho Congressman Simpson supported this legislation, which passed the House by a vote [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Takes Every Opportunity to Protect Idaho Water

Posted in Uncategorized on 04/01/14 No Comments

Washington, D.C – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson hosted leaders of the Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) in two hearings before the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee to discuss Fiscal Year 2015 budget issues.  Simpson, who chairs the subcommittee, oversees the budgets for the Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Opposes EPA Water Rules

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/28/14 No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson expressed concern over the proposed rule issued today by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers regarding the agencies’ Clean Water Act jurisdiction. “I have long feared that the Obama Administration would use this issue to infringe on state sovereignty, and under this proposal those [...]

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Simpson Campaign Releases Second Ad

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/25/14 No Comments

Boise, ID – Today Mike Simpson’s campaign announced the release of its second television ad, “Love,” which will air in the Twin Falls and Idaho Falls media markets. The ad highlights personal injury lawyer Bryan Smith’s love for his job. “Bryan Smith loves being a personal Injury lawyer, loves enriching himself at the expense of [...]

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Presents Spirit of Enterprise Award to Congressman Simpson

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/24/14 No Comments

Idaho Falls, ID – Today the U.S. Chamber of Commerce presented the Spirit of Enterprise award to Congressman Mike Simpson in recognition of his pro-business, pro-jobs record. U.S. Chamber of Commerce board member Frank VanderSloot presented the award to Simpson in Idaho Falls. “The Idaho business community is stronger as a result of Mike’s leadership [...]

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Simpson Announces Debate Schedule

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/18/14 No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson announces today he has accepted invitations to participate in the following debates: Host: Idaho Falls City Club Moderator: Dr. David Adler, Director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy at BSU Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Host: Times-News Moderator: Autumn Phillips, Editor of the Times-News Date: Friday, April 25, [...]

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Simpson Announces Endorsement of National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/17/14 No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson is proud to announce the endorsement of the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund. “I’m honored to have the support of the NRA who is leading the fight to protect and preserve our Second Amendment rights,” said Congressman Simpson. “My love for the Second Amendment comes from my father who [...]

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Simpson Campaign Releases First Ad

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/13/14 No Comments

Boise, ID – Today Mike Simpson’s campaign announced the release of its first television ad, “Defense,” which begins running in the Twin Falls and Idaho Falls media markets. The ad sets the record straight on Simpson’s conservative record, and his fight to cut spending, reduce the debt and repeal Obamacare. “Personal Injury Lawyer Bryan Smith [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson: Congress Enacts Laws – Not the EPA

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/10/14 No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today supported legislation to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from issuing harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations.  H.R. 3826, the Electricity Security and Affordability Act, would provide guidance to the EPA on its proposed GHG emissions regulations to ensure that any new regulations are reasonably achievable and economically [...]

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ICYMI: Affordable Care Act – Anything But “Affordable”

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/09/14 No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson supported H.R. 4118, the SIMPLE Fairness Act, which would eliminate the Obamacare individual mandate penalty tax for 2014. The Obama Administration has already unilaterally delayed the employee mandate, so it is only fair to extend relief to all Americans. The bill passed the House this week 250 to 160, [...]

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