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Idaho’s Congressional Delegation Comments On Delayed Boise VA Electronic Health Record Transition

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Idaho’s Congressional Delegation Comments On Delayed Boise VA Electronic Health Record Transition   Boise, Idaho -- U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), U.S. Senator Jim Risch (R-Idaho), U.S. Representative Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) and U.S. Representative Russ Fulcher (R-Idaho) remain concerned about the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) rollout of the new…

Simpson Announces 13 Idaho Priorities in FY23 Appropriations Package

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Simpson Announces 13 Idaho Priorities in FY23 Appropriations Package Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced 13 priorities for Idaho included in H.R. 8294, which passed the House Representatives today by a vote of 220-207. H.R. 8294 includes the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration; Energy…

Simpson Opposes Democrats’ Radical Abortion Legislation

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Simpson Opposes Democrats’ Radical Abortion Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today opposed Democrat legislation to nationalize abortion services on demand, H.R. 8296 and H.R. 8297. “As expected, House Democrats have drafted extreme legislation in response to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on abortion, moving far past Roe v. Wade and attempting to erode…

Simpson Supports National Defense Authorization Act

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Simpson Supports National Defense Authorization Act Bill provides pay raises for troops and modernized capabilities to counter foreign aggression Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today voted in favor of H.R. 7900, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2023. This annual legislation authorizes important programs in the Department of Defense (DoD)…

Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho Projects in FY23 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Legislation

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Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho Projects in FY23 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced that he has secured over $20.2 million in funding for six projects in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District in the Fiscal Year 2023 Transportation, Housing and Urban…

Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho Priorities in Interior Legislation

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Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho Priorities in Interior Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced that he has secured funding for sage grouse conservation, Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT), and the Minerals Resources Program, as well as $4.56 million in funding for two water treatment projects in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District in the Fiscal Year…

Simpson Secures Funding for Nuclear Energy Priorities and Little Wood River Project in FY23 Energy and Water Legislation

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Simpson Secures Funding for Nuclear Energy Priorities and Little Wood River Project in FY23 Energy and Water Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced that he has secured funding for the Idaho National Laboratory, Office of Nuclear Energy, and nuclear cleanup activities in Idaho as well as $2.6 million in funding for a flood control project in Gooding,…

Simpson Statement on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling

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Simpson Statement on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization: “With this historic decision, the Supreme Court affirms the right of the states to protect human life.  This is the correct decision and I’m pleased that the…

Simpson Statement on Senate Gun Control Legislation

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Simpson Statement on Senate Gun Control Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement on his opposition to S. 2938, the Senate gun control package: “Like most Americans, I am shocked and devastated by recent horrific acts of senseless violence.  This is not an acceptable status quo, and we must do better for our children.  Our…

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…