During the FY2012 Appropriations process, the House Republican Conference implemented a moratorium on earmarks lasting through the end of the 112th Congress. In accordance with these rules, I did not request any earmarks.
Read Congressman Simpson’s press releases regarding the funding for programs important to Idaho for fiscal year 2012.
Simpson Praises Final INL/Nuclear Funding Levels Dec 16, 2011
Idaho Congressman says Energy Department funding bill allows progress at Idaho National Laboratory
Simpson Protects Western Interests in Budget Bill Dec 15, 2011
Chairman of Interior Subcommittee imposes litigation reforms, increases transparency for Department of Interior, EPA, and Forest Service
FOREST ROADS FIX INCLUDED IN MUST-PASS SPENDING BILL Dec 15, 2011
Simpson, Crapo, Risch, seek to overturn court decision that could cripple timber industry
Simpson’s Interior Appropriations Bill Approved by Committee Jul 12, 2011
Simpson Cuts EPA Budget, Reins in Regulatory Agenda Jul 12, 2011
Chairman of the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee focuses on jobs, economic growth in FY2012 funding bill
Chairman Mike Simpson’s Grazing Provisions Pass Appropriations Committee Jul 12, 2011
Interior Appropriations Bill moves to House floor, expected to be considered in two weeks
House Funding Bill Supports Nuclear Energy Jun 2, 2011
Idaho Congressman says Energy Department funding bill allows progress to continue on nuclear energy research and development