Simpson Supports Bill to Protect Students from Loan Cliff - U.S. House Passes Smarter Solutions for Students Act.http://simpson.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=335264
Keystone XL Pipeline Needed for Energy Independence - Idaho Congressman Supports Pipeline to lesson dependence on foreign oil while creating American Jobs.http://simpson.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=335135
House Takes Action on Healthcare Bill - Committee report details significant costs increases due to hit Americans.http://simpson.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=334353
Congressman Simpson receives the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. -
Simpson Cosponsors Recreational Fishing and Hunting Bill - Legislation Protects Hunting, Fishing and Recreational Shooting on Federal Land.http://simpson.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=333265
Chairman Simpson questions Acting EPA Administrator Bob Perciasepe on the EPA’s FY14 budget request. -
Chairman Simpson questions U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell on the U.S. Forest Service FY14 budget. -
Mike and Tidwell -
Chairman Simpson questions National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis on the National Park Service FY14 budget. -
Chairman Simpson questions outgoing Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar on the Department of Interior’s FY14 budget. -
Chairman Simpson meets with outgoing Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar to examine the future of the department. -
Congressman Simpson meets with Idaho representatives from the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association representatives. -
Congressman Simpson meets with Idaho TRIO representatives. Simpson is co-chair of the Congressional TRIO Caucus. -
Congressman Simpson meets with students from the Shoshone-Bannock tribe. -
Congressman Simpson at the McClure Symposium on Federal Fiscal Issues sponsored by the University of Idaho. -
Congressman Simpson speaks about the budget deficit during the National Potato Council Fly-In. -
Chairman Simpson hosts a briefing on forest fire funding with U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell. -
Congressman Simpson meets with members of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribe. -
Congressman Simpson joined Deborah Watts, Principal of Trail Wind Elementary, at a briefing on TRIO Programs. -
Go Big Coalition Meeting - Congressman Simpson meeting with Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles
Congressman Simpson visits with members of the Idaho Credit Union League at their annual Washington, DC, event. -
Congressman Simpson speaks at the Nuclear Energy Institute Washington International Representatives Meeting, providing an overview of the budget for nuclear energy and other issues. -
Congressman Simpson meets with Commander of the 366 Fighter Wing to discuss issues at Mountain Home Air Force Base. -
Congressman Simpson met with former astronaut Barbara Morgan and other researchers and educators from Boise State University. -
Simpson receives award from Foodservice Distribution Industry that recognizes his commitment to free enterprise. -
Constituent Meetings -
Chairman Simpson speaks to the Public Lands Council about Interior Appropriations issues. -
Shoshone Dancer - Painting by Sarah Johnson from Idaho Falls High School
Placerville - Photo taken by Matt Armstrong, Timberline High School
Chairman Simpson was joined by members of the Shoshone-Bannock tribes in unveiling a painting donated by the tribes that is displayed in the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee hearing room. -
Congressman Simpson shares his concerns at a breakfast meeting about over-regulation. -
Congressman Simpson shares his concerns at a breakfast meeting about over-regulation. -
Representatives from the Wyakin Warrior Foundation stop by to meet with Congressman Simpson -
Congressman Simpson meets with representatives from the Special Olympics program -
Congressman Simpson meets with Pocatello Mayor Brain Blad and Chubbuck Mayor Steve England -
Idaho Grain Producers present the 2011 National Association of Wheat Growers "Wheat Advocate" Award to Congressman Simpson -
Simpson Questions Fed Chairman Bernanke on Debt - During a House Budget Committee hearing, Simpson questions Bernanke on the urgency to act now and what the size and scope of a debt reduction package should look like.
Sign up for Simpson’s new “I&E Report”! - As the appropriations process for FY13 gets underway, click here to sign up to receive “The I&E Report,” an email update on interior and environment appropriations issues in Congress.
Simpson Votes to Repeal Defunct Obama Health Program - H.R. 1173 repeals the CLASS Act, which was sold as a long-term care insurance program but has been determined to be a budget gimmick that can’t be implemented. http://simpson.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=277598
Congressman Simpson meets with Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow Brenda Gardunia from Frank Church High School in Boise. -
Congressman Simpson at a Press Conference with the "Go Big" Coalition -
Congressman Simpson speaks at a press conference to introduce a bipartisan letter to the Super Committee -
Congressman Simpson speaks during the Idaho Environmental Forum in October. The IEF is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association that promotes discourse on a wide range of environmental issues in Idaho. -
Leg Process -
Congressmen Simpson, Labrador and Senator Crapo pictured with the 744 Engineer Company -
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mike with horse - Mike hiking in the Boulders
water - environment
Chairman Simpson and other members of the Appropriations Committee visit the Chickasaw Nation Headquarters in Ada, Oklahoma. - (From left: Representative Tom Cole (OK-4th); Governor Bill Anoatubby; Representative Betty McCollum (MN-4th); Representative Mike Simpson (ID-2nd); Director of the Indian Health Service Yvette Roubideaux; and Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk)
Murdock Creek Trail - Simpson joins in opening the Murdock Creek Trail, a primitive-access wheelchair trail in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, providing greatly enhanced levels of access to areas with wilderness characteristics for individuals with mobility limitations.
Chairman Simpson - Congressman Simpson chairs the House Appropriations Committee Mark-up.
Congressman Simpson tours St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center - Gwen Neilsen Anderson Rehabilitation Center – Dr. Jonathan Myers shows Congressman Simpson the patient gym in the rehabilitation center while Manager Janie Humphrey and St. Luke’s Magic Valley Board member Gary Babbel look on.
scheduling - meeting picture
MThome - Mountain Home picture
INL - inl picture
environment - water picture
public lands - enrivonment and natural resources picture
Night in the Desert - Art Contest Photo by Matt Armstrong
Wondering - Congressional Art Contest Winner, Painting by Marissa Lords
Grand Opening Celebration for the VA Idaho Falls Outreach Clinic - Congressman Simpson joined veterans for this exciting day in southeast Idaho as they celebrated the grand opening for the VA Outreach Clinic.
Congressman Simpson participates in the Energy Systems Laboratory ground breaking on February 1st. - Congressman Simpson participates in the Energy Systems Laboratory ground breaking on February 1st. The soon-to-be constructed facility will add 91,000-square-feet of testing and demonstration capability at the Idaho National Laboratory's main Research and Education campus in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Three related energy system programs will use the space, including, Biofuels and Renewable Energy, Energy Storage and Transportation and Hybrid Energy Systems Testing.
Simpson with UPS Drivers - Congressman Simpson talks with UPS Drivers before they head out in the morning.
Congressman Simpson discusses Dixie Drain Project in Treasure Valley -
Congressman Simpson at Interior Hearing - Congressman Simpson questions Forest Service Chief at Appropriations Subcommittee Interior Hearing
Touring Fort Hall - Congressman Mike Simpson tours Fort Hall Justice Center
Premier Tech - Premier Technology Ground Breaking Ceremony
Simplot Mine Tour - Congressman Mike Simpson Touring the Simplot Mine
Mike sees projects at the INL first hand -
Mike visits Savannah River Site -
Rep. Simpson Meets with Energy Sec. Chu -
Seeing Research Firsthand -
Congressman Simpson touring NIH -
Simpson Photo 2 - Dr. Ed House, chief ISU researcher, Congressman Mike Simpson, and Darin Dehle, ISU campus architect look over the new ISU L.E. Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Simpson Photo 3 - Mike observes construction crews build the L.E. Thelma E. Stephens Performing Arts Center at Idaho State University.
Simpson Photo 4 - Mike stands with Boy Scouts during the Jamborall in Blackfoot, Idaho. Mike was awarded the prestigious Silver Beaver award for his community service.
Simpson Photo 5 - Mike speaks at the grand opening of the Sacagawea Interpretive Center in Salmon, Idaho, Sacagawea's birthplace.
Simpson Photo 6 - Mike looks at fish screens to protect salmon on the northfork of the Salmon River.
Simpson Photo 7 - Mike and Mountain Home Senior Andy Hartman, who is the winner of the this year's Congressional Art Contest with his picture "Mystic Canyon."
Simpson Photo 8 - Congressman Simpson meets with scientists at Lawrence Berkley National Lab.
Simpson Photo 9 - Scientists show Representative Simpson and other members of Congress the structure of molecules.