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Simpson Applauds Committee Passage of Bill Renaming White Clouds after Andrus
February 14, 2018
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after the House Natural Resources Committee passed H.R. 4134 by unanimous consent. The bill would name the White Clouds Wilderness after former Idaho Governor and Secretary of the Interior, Cecil D. Andrus. “I am very grateful to Chairman Bishop and the Committee for passing legislation to honor the late Governor Andrus,” said Simpson. “Governor Andrus meant so much, to so many in Idaho. So do the White Clouds. It is only fitting th... More
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Simpson Responds to SOTU
January 30, 2018
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson issued the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union. “In today’s divided political climate it may seem difficult to find consensus. However, it is undisputable that the American economy is strong and on the rise. President Trump signed into law the largest tax reform policy in more than three decades and the results have been overwhelming. Businesses all over the world are investing and reinvesting in America, and families are keeping more of ... More
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Simpson Issues Statement Concerning Frelinghuysen’s Retirement
January 29, 2018
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson, House Appropriations Energy and Water Subcommittee Chairman, issued the following statement addressing the recent announcement of House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s retirement. “Rodney is an incredible legislator and a close friend who I will miss very much. It has been an honor to serve with him and as a member of his committees these many years. Under Chairman Frelinghuysen’s leadership and dedication, the House Appropriations Committee has com... More
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Area Students Encouraged to Participate in Congressional Art Competition
January 12, 2018
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson invites high school students across the second congressional district to enter the 2018 High School Congressional Art Competition. This annual competition encourages Idaho's aspiring student artists to showcase their talents to the public, while recognizing their achievements alongside hundreds of other students and members of Congress from across the country. School administrators and art instructors across the state received entry forms, and a list of rules and g... More
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Simpson Announces 2018 Academy Nominees
January 11, 2018
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is pleased to announce the following men and women have been officially appointed to the United States service academies. Simpson nominated the students in December 2017 in order to be accepted to the Class of 2022. The Idaho Congressional Delegation will congratulate and meet the candidates at a reception to be held at Gowen Field on Wed., Feb. 21 at 4:00 p.m. “It is an honor to nominate Idaho students to the service academies,” said Simpson. “Every year, I am imp... More
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