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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…

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…

Simpson Shows Support for Critical Rural Utility Services

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Simpson Shows Support for Critical Rural Utility Services Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson signed on as a cosponsor of H.R. 2244, the Flexible Financing for Rural America Act, legislation that would allow rural electric cooperatives and rural broadband providers the ability to refinance their Rural Utilities Service (RUS) debt at lower interest rates, and, in…

Simpson Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion

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Simpson Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after the Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade was leaked yesterday evening. “The fact that this draft opinion was leaked represents a serious attempt to hijack a trusted institution – and that should alarm Americans regardless of…

Simpson Cosponsors No Timber From Tyrants Act

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Simpson Cosponsors No Timber From Tyrants Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has supported several recent measures to help inflict damage on Russia’s war chest for their malicious invasion of Ukraine.  Among these efforts include supporting H.R. 6968, the Ending Importation of Russian Oil Act, signed into law April 8, and cosponsoring H.R. 7437, the No Timber From…

We Must Always Protect the Second Amendment

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We Must Always Protect the Second Amendment By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “Throughout my time in Congress, I have considered it one of my most serious responsibilities to protect Second Amendment rights for Idahoans.  Anti-gun movements have come and gone, but the need to preserve the right to own firearms is as evergreen as the day I took office.  That is why…

Simpson Receives Recognition for Reforestation Efforts

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Simpson Receives Recognition for Reforestation Efforts Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today received recognition from American Forests conservation organization for his efforts to advance and champion the REPLANT Act, which safeguards the critical role that healthy forests play in providing clean air and water, reinvigorating ecosystems, protecting wildlife habitat,…

Vaccine Mandate Still Impacting Trucking and Seedlings from Being Delivered to Idaho Ag

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Vaccine Mandate Still Impacting Trucking and Seedlings from Being Delivered to Idaho Ag Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson visited Western Trailer Manufacturing in Boise last week where he spoke with Idaho trucking companies about the challenges COVID-19 restrictions and supply chain issues are having on their businesses.  He also experienced the truck simulator to…

Simpson Joins Amicus Brief to Fight Expansive WOTUS Authority in Idaho

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Simpson Joins Amicus Brief to Fight Expansive WOTUS Authority in Idaho Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson recently joined 154 House colleagues in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Case Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, an Idaho case that could set forth the proper test for determining the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under…

We Must Not Take Our Eye Off China

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We Must Not Take Our Eye Off China By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “Though media attention has understandably been focused on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in recent months, China’s global destabilizing efforts have continued in the shadows.  China’s goals of trade and military dominance are a threat to the United States, and we should not neglect our policies of…