Fiscal Responsibility

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…

Simpson Responds to President Biden’s FY23 Budget Proposal

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Simpson Responds to President Biden’s FY23 Budget Proposal Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after President Biden announced his FY23 Budget Proposal: “The President’s FY23 Budget Proposal does not reflect the reality of life for most Americans.  This budget just shows how out of touch the Biden Administration is and it doubles down…

Simpson: Biden Missed Energy Independence in his SOTU

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Simpson: Biden Missed Energy Independence in his SOTU  Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after President Biden delivered his State of the Union address this evening.   “President Biden attempted to defend some of his Administration’s failures over the last year. At the end of the day, the American economy is suffering from…

Simpson Earns A+ on Pro-Life Issues

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Simpson Earns A+ on Pro-Life Issues Washington, D.C. – Today the Susan B. Anthony List awarded Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson an A+ rating on the organization’s pro-life scorecard. The Susan B. Anthony List is a non-profit dedicated to advocating for pro-life public policy and leadership. Each year, they track members of Congress’ legislative records, votes, and actions that prioritize…

Simpson Urges CBO Score Before Vote on Build Back Better

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Simpson Urges CBO Score Before Vote on Build Back Better Washington, D.C. - Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson along with 204 other Republican House Members sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer urging that they permit the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to publish a full cost estimate for H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, before the House of…

Simpson Strongly Opposes Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

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Simpson Strongly Opposes Taxpayer-Funded Abortions Washington, D.C. - In a House Appropriations Committee meeting today, Congressman Mike Simpson spoke in favor of restoring life-saving provisions in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS-Ed) Bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.  Since 1976, annual appropriations bills have carried a provision…

Simpson Delivers Historic Wins for Idaho – Including Renaming the White Clouds Wilderness after former Governor Cecil Andrus

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today applauded the House passage of H.R. 1625, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018, which included monumental benefits for Idaho and Western States.  “This is a comprehensive and responsible package that contains so many important provisions for Idaho and Western States,” said Simpson. “It is the product of this past year’s worth of thoughtful…

Simpson Praises FY17 Omnibus Wins for Idaho

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today applauded the House passage of H.R. 244, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017, which included many important provisions for Idaho and Western States.  “This is a comprehensive and responsible package that contains many significant wins for Idaho and Western States, and will avoid a government shut down,” said Simpson.  “It is the…

Simpson Issues Statement on Budget Blueprint

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson issued the following statement concerning the release of President Trump’s Budget Blueprint. “The Administration’s budget blueprint has given us a sense of what President Trump’s priorities will be in the coming fiscal year. I look forward to receiving the full budget soon so that Congress can get to work and get back to regular order in our budget and…