Simpson Votes to End Harmful Obamacare Policies

Posted in Uncategorized on 10/26/15 No Comments

Supports House Reconciliation Package to Relieve Americans from Mandates and Tax Hikes Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson supported H.R. 3762, the Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act today. The legislation repeals the most onerous Obamacare provisions through a mechanism known as reconciliation, which is a budgeting process that allows Congress to align the [...]

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ICYMI: Simpson pushes for better federal land management

Posted in Uncategorized on 10/23/15 No Comments

Standard Journal October 22, 2015 Idaho Congressman cosponsors legislation to improve sage-grouse habitat, reduce wildfire threat WASHINGTON, D.C. — Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has signed onto legislation to give federal land managers better tools to improve sage-grouse habitat. H.R. 1793, the Sage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2015, would create a [...]

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ICYMI: Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson Works to Save A-10

Posted in Uncategorized on 10/09/15 No Comments

Idaho State Journal October 5, 2015 A 2016 military appropriations bill that would maintain funding for the A-10 Thunderbolt IIs based at Idaho National Guard headquarters at Boise’s Gowen Field is being pushed by Idaho congressman Mike Simpson. However, the conference report on the appropriations received a “no” vote from Idaho congressman Raul Labrador. The [...]

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Simpson Announces Campaign County Chairs

Posted in Uncategorized on 10/06/15 No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson announced today the support of Idaho grassroots leaders who will serve as his campaign’s county chairs. These community leaders join campaign chairs, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter along with US Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch, to oversee the campaign’s grassroots organization in counties across [...]

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Simpson Announces Campaign Co-Chairs

Posted in Uncategorized on 09/14/15 No Comments

Boise, ID – Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his Campaign Co-Chairs, Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter and First Lady Lori Otter as well as U.S. Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch. “I am grateful to have the support of these conservative Idaho leaders,” said Congressman Simpson. “They have always led the fight for the conservative values [...]

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ICYMI: Congressman Mike Simpson receives “The Spirit of Enterprise Award”

Posted in Uncategorized on 08/06/15 No Comments

Congressman Mike Simpson was in Eastern Idaho today to accept an award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at a luncheon hosted by the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce. The “Spirit of Enterprise Award” is given annually to members of congress based on their votes on critical business legislation that is outlined in the [...]

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Simpson’s Boulder White Clouds Passes Senate

Posted in Uncategorized on 08/06/15 No Comments

Bill now heads to the President’s desk Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson’s legislation H.R. 1138, the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and Jerry Peak Wilderness Additions Act, today passed the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent. “The passage of this bill is a huge victory for Idahoans who’ve worked for over 15 years to create [...]

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ICYMI: Wilderness ranger teamed up with Simpson in efforts to protect Boulder-White Clouds

Posted in Uncategorized on 08/04/15 No Comments

Idaho Statesman By Rocky Barker Ed Cannady compares his personal fight with cancer and Republican Rep. Mike Simpson’s quest to protect the Boulder-White Clouds to climbing a rocky ridge with no apparent route up. Cannady, a wilderness ranger in the Boulder-White Clouds with the U.S. Forest Service since 1988, knows the area better than any [...]

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ICYMI: House Passes Simpson’s Boulder White Clouds Wilderness Bill

Posted in Uncategorized on 07/29/15 No Comments

Idaho Statesman | By Rocky Barker | July 27, 2015 The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will vote on an identical Senate version of the bill later this week, likely on Thursday. The House of Representatives on Monday voted without opposition to approve Rep. Mike Simpson’s Boulder-White Clouds bill, which would designate 295,960 acres [...]

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Simpson Votes to Protect States’ Rights from EPA

Posted in Uncategorized on 07/28/15 No Comments

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson voted this week for legislation to bring certainty under EPA’s recently finalized coal ash regulations.  H.R. 1734, the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act of 2015, would put states in charge of implementing coal ash regulation in order to ensure that public health and the environment are protected [...]

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