Fiscal Responsibility

Simpson Statement on House Republicans’ Commitment to America

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Simpson Statement on House Republicans’ Commitment to America Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today made the following statement on House Republicans’ Commitment to America, the plan unveiled today by GOP House Leadership for action now and in the coming Congress: “The American people are burdened every day by the consequences of poor policy in Washington. Now, more…

Simpson Statement on Democrat Spending Bill

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Simpson Statement on Democrat Spending Bill Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today made the following statement on the passage of Democrats’ so-called “Inflation Reduction Act.” “No matter the name of the legislation, this bill will do anything but reduce inflation. Americans are experiencing the worst inflation this country has seen in 40 years – skyrocketing prices at…

Simpson Statement on CHIPS Plus Act

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Simpson Statement on CHIPS Plus Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today made the following statement regarding the CHIPS Plus Act: “Bringing semiconductor fabrication back to the U.S. is a pressing matter for both commercial and defense needs. I was proud to support CHIPS for America when passed as part FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act,” said Simpson.…

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 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,…

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 Cosponsors Bill to Reduce Regulatory Burdens

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Simpson Cosponsors Bill to Reduce Regulatory Burdens Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 968, the Lessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act. “Since the Biden Administration took office, I have been alarmed at efforts made to drastically expand federal regulatory authority, often at the expense of…

My Fight to Preserve Legitimate Access to Our Courts

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My Fight to Preserve Legitimate Access to Our Courts By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “The United States judicial system should be structured to successfully process legitimate cases as quickly as possible.  Unfortunately, many Idahoans are burdened by a serious backlog within the federal judicial system, limiting their access to a timely trial.  This is due in…