Fiscal Responsibility

Simpson Announces Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments

| Posted in Press Releases

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

| Posted in Press Releases

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…

Simpson Secures Funding for Custer County Court Annex in FY23 Omnibus

| Posted in Press Releases

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 Funds for Pocatello Infrastructure Project in Omnibus

| Posted in Press Releases

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…

Simpson Statement on the FY23 Omnibus Package

| Posted in Press Releases

Simpson Statement on the FY23 Omnibus Package Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today made the following statement on his opposition to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2617, FY23 Omnibus Appropriations. The bill, which will fund the government through Fiscal Year 2023, totaled $1.7 trillion and passed the House by a heavily partisan vote.  “While there are plenty of…

In Defense of Community Project Funding (CPF)

| Posted in Press Releases

In Defense of Community Project Funding (CPF) By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “This week House Republicans defeated a misguided amendment to conference rules that would have prohibited House Republicans from directing federal funding to specific priority projects in their districts.  I was pleased to see this amendment go down by such a large majority.  The…

Farm Workforce Modernization Act to Lower Food Inflation

| Posted in Press Releases

Farm Workforce Modernization Act to Lower Food Inflation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today offered a statement on The Cato Institute’s finding that the Farm Workforce Modernization Act would reduce food inflation by “increasing the number of legal foreign workers available to farms, increasing food production, and lowering prices for all consumers.” “This is one…

Simpson Statement on House Republicans’ Commitment to America

| Posted in Press Releases

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

| Posted in Press Releases

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

| Posted in Press Releases

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.…