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Simpson Statement on Idaho Grizzly Bear ESA Listing

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Simpson Statement on Idaho Grizzly Bear ESA Listing Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson, Chair of the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, today commented on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) decision to deny Idaho’s petition to delist grizzly bears from the Endangered Species Act: “As in the case of sage grouse and gray wolf populations, Idaho…

Simpson Champions Roberts Wastewater Improvement Project in FY23 Omnibus

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Simpson Champions Roberts Wastewater Improvement Project in FY23 Omnibus Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today highlighted the inclusion of the sewer line improvement project in Roberts, Idaho in the FY23 Omnibus package that was signed into law on December 29, 2022. The project was included in the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill at…

Simpson Joins Bill to Improve Veteran Healthcare

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Simpson Joins Bill to Improve Veteran Healthcare Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson last week joined Veterans Affairs Chairman Mike Bost (R-IL) in introducing H.R. 592, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization Improvement Act, to further protect veterans’ access to quality healthcare. Congressman Simpson has repeatedly raised concerns…

Simpson Announces Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

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Simpson Announces Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his committee assignments for the 118th Congress. Congressman Simpson will continue to serve on the House Appropriations Committee.  He will serve as Chairman of the House Interior and Environment Subcommittee and serve as a member of the House Energy and…

Simpson Delivers for City of Grace Project in FY23 Omnibus

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Simpson Delivers for City of Grace Project in FY23 Omnibus Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today highlighted the inclusion of a wastewater collection and treatment systems improvement project for the City of Grace in the FY23 Omnibus package that was signed into law on December 29, 2022. The project was included in the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies…

Idaho Congressional Delegation Demands FDA Reverse Illegal Actions Promoting Mail-order Chemical Abortion Drugs

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Idaho Congressional Delegation Demands FDA Reverse Illegal Actions Promoting Mail-order Chemical Abortion Drugs Bicameral Letter Details FDA’s Dangerous Decisions to Approve Abortion Drugs & Weaken Safeguards by Mail and Telemedicine WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo and Congressmen Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher joined 73 of their colleagues from the Senate and…

Simpson Secures Funding for Custer County Court Annex in FY23 Omnibus

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Simpson Secures Funding for Custer County Court Annex in FY23 Omnibus Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today highlighted the inclusion of the Custer County Court Annex Building project in the FY23 Omnibus package that was signed into law on December 29, 2022. The project was included in the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration bill at Congressman…

Simpson Secures Funding for Ammon 1st Street Reconstruction in Omnibus

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Simpson Secures Funding for Ammon 1st Street Reconstruction in Omnibus Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today highlighted the inclusion of the Ammon 1st Street Infrastructure Project in the FY23 Omnibus package that was signed into law on December 29, 2022.  The project was included in the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations bill at…

Simpson Secures Funds for Pocatello Infrastructure Project in Omnibus

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Simpson Secures Funds for Pocatello Infrastructure Project in Omnibus Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today highlighted the inclusion of the Pocatello Center Street Railroad Bridge Underpass Project in the FY 23 Omnibus package that was signed into law on December 29, 2022. The project was included in the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations…

My Priorities for Idaho as House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman

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My Priorities for Idaho as House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman “Over the past few years, we have been reminded again that being outside in nature is good for the human soul.  This is no secret to those of us privileged to live in Idaho, where we enjoy an abundance of mountains, forests, rivers, and other wild spaces where we can experience the beauty…