WASHINGTON— This week, the House Committee on Appropriations voted to advance the Fiscal Year 2024 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, which fully funds the Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program. Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson – Chairman of the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee – authored the language that secures complete… Read more »
Simpson Backs Tax Relief Bill for Auto Dealers
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson recently cosponsored H.R. 700, the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, legislation that would provide needed short-term relief to help auto dealers recover from severe inventory shortages due to global supply chain issues.
“Between the recent pandemic and ongoing global supply chain… Read more »
Simpson Supports Fiscal Responsibility Act
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today voted in favor of H.R. 3746, the Fiscal Responsibility Act. This legislation builds on House Republicans’ efforts in the Limit, Save, Grow Act by raising the debt ceiling through January 1, 2025, and including nondefense spending cuts, permitting reforms for domestic energy… Read more »
Government Must Do What American Families Do Every Day – Prioritize Responsible Spending
By Congressman Mike Simpson
Washington, D.C. – “There is a lot of concern and speculation about the possibility of exceeding the federal debt limit as early as next month, but I find it helpful to face these challenges by starting with the facts. Looking at the facts will allow us to address… Read more »
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage today of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the House of Representatives. H.R. 1 is the first comprehensive tax reform legislation to pass the House since 1986.
“Since coming to Congress, I’ve talked to farmers, ranchers and businesses throughout Idaho and I consistently hear about the burden that our overly complex, outdated, and… Read more »
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today in the House of Representatives. H.R. 1 is the first comprehensive tax reform legislation to pass the House since 1986.
“Since coming to Congress, I’ve talked to farmers, ranchers and businesses throughout Idaho and I consistently hear about the burden that our overly complex,… Read more »
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson supported passage of the fiscal year 2017 budget resolution which was approved by the House of Representatives on Friday. This is the most significant Obamacare repeal legislation to pass the House since the law was enacted six years ago. Passage of the resolution unlocks a legislative mechanism known as “reconciliation” which provides Congress with the… Read more »
Today is Tax Day and the U.S. House of Representatives is addressing important tax measures this week that directly impact families across the country. Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is supporting The ‘Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015’ (H.R. 1105), State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Fairness Act of 2015 (H.R. 622), Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act (H.R. 650), and the Mortgage… Read more »