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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 Scores Funding for College of Eastern Idaho

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Simpson Scores Funding for College of Eastern Idaho   Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has secured $100,000 in a recent government funding bill to strengthen workforce development programming at the College of Eastern Idaho (CEI) in Idaho Falls, Idaho.    “As Idaho’s population continues to grow, the construction industry is growing with it,” said…

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-supported Initiative to fix Secure Rural Schools (SRS) Payment Allocations Heads to President’s Desk for Signature

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Simpson-supported Initiative to fix Secure Rural Schools (SRS) Payment Allocations Heads to President’s Desk for Signature Washington, D.C. – On Monday, the House of Representatives passed a Simpson-supported effort to fix an error in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and preserve counties’ Secure Rural Schools (SRS) payment allocations. “The SRS program provides a vital source…

Representatives Mike Simpson and Gwen Moore and Senators Raphael Warnock and Roger Marshall M.D., Announce Nov. 8th as National First-Generation College Celebration Day

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Representatives Mike Simpson and Gwen Moore and Senators Raphael Warnock and Roger Marshall M.D., Announce Nov. 8th as National First-Generation College Celebration Day Today, Representative Mike Simpson, co-chair of the bipartisan TRIO Caucus, along with TRIO Caucus co-chair, Representative Gwen Moore, and Senators Raphael Warnock and Roger Marshall, M.D introduced a bipartisan,…

Simpson and Fulcher Advocate for Long Term PILT and SRS Solution

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  Simpson and Fulcher Advocate for Long Term PILT and SRS Solution Idaho congressmen sign letter to House Leadership asking for long term solution for counties Washington, D.C. - Idaho Congressmen Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher signed a letter with 61 of their colleagues to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin…

Simpson Votes to Support Military, Idaho Schools, and Regular Order in Congress

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Washington, D.C. - Significant progress was made Wednesday in Congressional Republicans’ efforts to return the annual federal appropriations process to regular order.  Nearly one week before the end of the fiscal year, the House of Representatives approved the Conference Report for H.R. 6157, which includes the Department of Defense (DOD) and Labor, Health and Human Services and…

The Truth about the Omnibus

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The Truth about the Omnibus By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “You may have seen an article authored by a DC lobbyist recently that criticized my vote on the FY18 Omnibus bill. I’d like to respond to Mr. Riggs’ claims. “First, the FY18 Omnibus bill was good for Idaho.  It will directly benefit Idahoans through reauthorization of Secure Rural Schools, full funding for…