Idaho Grain Producers Association Endorses Congressman Simpson

Posted in Uncategorized on 03/11/16 No Comments

Boise, ID — The Idaho Grain Producers Association (IGPA) is pleased to announce their endorsement of Congressman Mike Simpson. With over 600 wheat and barley farm families as members, IGPA is the key policy advocacy organization working on behalf of Idaho’s grain industry with local, state, and federal leaders. “Receiving the endorsement from the Idaho [...]

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Posted in Uncategorized on 03/08/16 No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced the support of the Idaho Cattle Association (ICA). The ICA represents the interests of over a thousand cattlemen and women with over two million cattle across the state of Idaho. “I am honored to receive this endorsement from the Idaho Cattle Association,” said Congressman Simpson. “The ICA is [...]

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Simpson

Posted in Uncategorized on 02/24/16 No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce represents the interests of more than three million businesses and organizations throughout the United States. “Congressman Simpson has consistently fought for policies that grow our economy,” said U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President [...]

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Idaho Sugarbeet Growers Endorse Simpson

Posted in Uncategorized on 02/15/16 No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced the support of the Idaho Sugarbeet Growers Association. “I am honored to receive an endorsement from the Idaho Sugarbeet Growers” said Congressman Simpson. “The ISGA is an integral part of Idaho’s thriving economy and agriculture industry.  I will continue to work closely with the ISGA to ensure [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Votes to Stop Obama Administration Anti-Gun Initiative

Posted in Uncategorized on 02/05/16 No Comments

Legislation would limit Obama from enforcing a government program routinely used to target the Second Amendment Idaho Congressman Simpson supported H.R. 766, the Financial Institution Customer Protection Act, to curtail the Obama Administration’s regulatory enforcement program known as “Operation Choke Point.” “Operation Choke Point” is a Department of Justice (DOJ) initiative in which federal banking [...]

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ICYMI: Abedini freed in prisoner swap; Idaho delegation reacts

Posted in Uncategorized on 01/18/16 No Comments

The Spokesman-Review by Betsy Russell Big news over the weekend, as Boise Pastor Saeed Abedini was released from an Iranian prison after three years, as part of a prisoner swap that also released four other Americans, including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian. Idaho’s congressional delegation issued statements Saturday welcoming Abedini’s release, with Sen. Jim Risch also [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson Supports Congressional Review of EPA Water Grab

Posted in Uncategorized on 01/15/16 No Comments

Washington, D.C.— Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined 253 Members of Congress in passing S.J.Res. 22, a resolution intended to stop the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing the Obama Administration’s controversial Clean Water Rule. The rule, which was implemented in June 2015 in spite of widespread opposition among the [...]

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ICYMI: Idaho delegation turns thumbs down on Obama’s final State of the Union message

Posted in Uncategorized on 01/14/16 No Comments

The Spokesman-Review By Betsy Z. Russell Idaho’s all-GOP congressional delegation gave President Obama’s final State of the Union address last night the thumbs-down, will all four issuing statements decrying the president and his message. “Instead of attacking Americans’ liberties, the President should work with Congress to secure our borders and protect the country from terrorism,” [...]

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ICYMI: INL sees robust job growth

Posted in Uncategorized on 01/12/16 No Comments

Post Register January 7, 2016 By Bryan Clark It has been a good year for Idaho National Laboratory. Lab representatives on Thursday gave the Legislature’s Economic Outlook and Revenue Assessment Committee an update on its growth over the past year, and growth has been strong. INL’s total business volume grew from $832 million in fiscal [...]

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ICYMI: Congressman Simpson supports Obamacare repeal

Posted in Uncategorized on 01/07/16 No Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson supported the Senate amendment to H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act today which builds on the House passed version from October. The legislation repeals the most onerous Obamacare provisions through a mechanism known as reconciliation, which is a budgeting process that allows Congress to align [...]

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