Transportation and Infrastructure

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 Tells SEC to Revoke Proposed Climate Rule

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Simpson Tells SEC to Revoke Proposed Climate Rule Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today joined over 130 of his Republican colleagues in urging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, Gary Gensler to rescind a recently proposed rule requiring publicly traded companies to disclose extensive climate-related data.  The proposed rule would impose…

Simpson Cosponsors Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act

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Simpson Cosponsors Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today cosponsored H.R. 7382, the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, legislation to provide needed short-term relief to help auto dealers recover from severe inventory shortages due to global supply chain issues. “The auto industry, like many other industries, has felt the sting of…

Simpson Visits Gowen Field and Airport Projects to be Funded

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Simpson Visits Gowen Field and Airport Projects to be Funded Boise, ID – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today visited two Boise-based community projects for which he secured millions of dollars in federal funds.  The first project includes multi-million dollar funding for the Idaho Air National Guard Medical Training Facility at Gowen Field. The funding will be used for the…

Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho National Guard, Boise Airport, Habitat for Humanity, CEI, U of I, Shoshone Bannock Fire Station and Several Ag Projects including Dubois Sheep Station and Idaho Grain Center

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Simpson Secures Funding for Idaho National Guard, Boise Airport, Habitat for Humanity, CEI, U of I, Shoshone Bannock Fire Station and Several Ag Projects including Dubois Sheep Station and Idaho Grain Center Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson announced today that he has secured nearly $24 million in funding for 8 projects in Idaho’s Second Congressional District in the…

Simpson Announces Projects for Idaho Included in Surface Transportation Legislation

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Simpson Announces Projects for Idaho Included in Surface Transportation Legislation Simpson: “I can either seek these projects for Idaho or allow the funding to go to another state.” Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson announced today that he has secured funding for five Idaho projects in H.R. 3684, the INVEST in America Act.  H.R. 3684 will reauthorize…

Idaho Delegation Members Announces Federal Transit Funding Coming to Idaho

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Idaho Delegation Members Announces Federal Transit Funding Coming to Idaho Washington, D.C. – Members of the Idaho Delegation announced that Idaho will receive over $60 million in federal funding allocations to the transit industry following the President’s signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES)…

Simpson, House Republicans Demand a Vote on USMCA

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Washington, D.C. – While most of the world was watching the theatrical impeachment hearing in the House, Republicans were at work. On Monday, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined 159 Republicans sending Speaker Nancy Pelosi a letter urging her to immediately consider and pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The letter expands on the importance of the trade deal to the…

Simpson Protects INL in Energy Bill

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced that the Fiscal Year 2017 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill reverses proposed cuts to Idaho National Laboratory (INL), the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy, and cleanup activities in Idaho. Simpson is Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, which passed the bill through…