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Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho Projects in Agriculture Legislation

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Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho Projects in Agriculture Legislation Projects for Twin Falls, Jerome, McCammon, Challis and Kimberly Included Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced that he has secured over $9.7 million in funding for five projects in Idaho’s Second Congressional District in the Fiscal Year 2023 Agriculture Appropriations Bill. The projects are located i...

Simpson Tells SEC to Revoke Proposed Climate Rule

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Simpson Tells SEC to Revoke Proposed Climate Rule Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today joined over 130 of his Republican colleagues in urging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, Gary Gensler to rescind a recently proposed rule requiring publicly traded companies to disclose extensive climate-related data. The proposed rule would impose burdensome reporting r...

Simpson Cosponsors Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act

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Simpson Cosponsors Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today cosponsored H.R. 7382, the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, legislation to provide needed short-term relief to help auto dealers recover from severe inventory shortages due to global supply chain issues. “The auto industry, like many other industries, has felt the sting of supply chai...

Simpson Backs Security for Supreme Court Justices’ Families

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Simpson Backs Security for Supreme Court Justices’ Families Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today voted in support of the Supreme Court Police Parity Act of 2022, legislation to authorize security protections for family members of Supreme Court justices, as is done with family members of other top government officials. S. 4160 was introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and pass...

Simpson Secures Flood Control Project Fix for Gooding

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Simpson Secures Flood Control Project Fix for Gooding Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson announced today that he secured a cost limit adjustment for a flood control project that he has long sought for the City of Gooding, Idaho in H.R. 7776, the Water Resources Development Act of 2022. “This is an important step forward for the Little Wood River project, which is something I’ve been...

Simpson Cosponsors Life at Conception Act

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Simpson Cosponsors Life at Conception Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 1011, the Life at Conception Act. “In light of the recent nationwide debates on abortion, I remain fervently committed to protecting the rights of the unborn. I have held this position in this and every Congress, and I am pleased to reaffirm this priority through co...

Simpson Tells Biden Administration to Act on Baby Formula Shortage

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Simpson Tells Biden Administration to Act on Baby Formula Shortage Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined over 100 of his House Colleagues in urging President Biden and FDA Commissioner Robert Califf to take immediate action on the nationwide shortage of baby formula which has reached crisis levels in recent weeks. “This baby formula shortage is a serious health and safety concer...

Simpson Pushes for Crackdown on Dairy Imitators

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Simpson Pushes for Crackdown on Dairy Imitators Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson this week lead 36 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert Califf and Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda Young raising concerns with the continued lack of enforcement of dairy standards of identity, a cause Congressman Simpson ...

We Must Stop Democrats’ Attempts to Take Over Federal Elections and Focus on Real Solutions

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We Must Stop Democrats’ Attempts to Take Over Federal Elections and Focus on Real Solutions By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. − “The right to vote, free from discrimination, is fundamental to what makes America great. But Congressional Democrats have introduced several bills in the 117th Congress, along with a litany of actions at the state level prior to the 2020 election and since, cl...

Simpson Joins Colleagues Rejecting Ministry of Truth

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Simpson Joins Colleagues Rejecting Ministry of Truth Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson this week signed a letter and cosponsored a bill to shut down President Biden’s ‘Disinformation Governance Board,’ sometimes referred to as the ‘Ministry of Truth.’ “The Department of Homeland Security’s mismanagement has enflamed the crisis at our Southern Border, as demonstrated by the 1.5 mill...