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Simpson Supports the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

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Simpson Supports the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today applauded the passage of H.R. 26, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, legislation Simpson has historically cosponsored. H.R. 26, first introduced by Representative Ann Wagner (R-MO), would ensure that a child who survives a failed abortion be given the…

Simpson Statement on the FY23 Omnibus Package

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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…

Respect for Marriage Act Protects States’ Rights and Religious Freedom

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Respect for Marriage Act Protects States’ Rights and Religious Freedom By Congressman Simpson Washington, D.C. – “Marriage has always been the fundamental building block of our society.  In recent years, it has also become one of the most debated and controversial political issues in this country.  When the House of Representatives voted this week to send H.R. 8404, the…

Idaho Delegation Applauds Micron Announcement

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BOISE, Idaho – Today, the Idaho Congressional Delegation applauded Micron Technology on its announcement that it will construct a new memory chip plant in Boise, the first new memory semiconductor manufacturing fab built in the U.S. in the last 20 years. “Idaho and Micron have been partners since Day One of the company’s founding right here in the Treasure Valley. Micron’s…

Simpson Statement on Democrat Spending Bill

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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 Opposes Democrats’ Radical Abortion Legislation

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Simpson Opposes Democrats’ Radical Abortion Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today opposed Democrat legislation to nationalize abortion services on demand, H.R. 8296 and H.R. 8297. “As expected, House Democrats have drafted extreme legislation in response to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on abortion, moving far past Roe v. Wade and attempting to erode…

Simpson Statement on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling

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Simpson Statement on SCOTUS Abortion Ruling Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization: “With this historic decision, the Supreme Court affirms the right of the states to protect human life.  This is the correct decision and I’m pleased that the…

Simpson Statement on Senate Gun Control Legislation

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Simpson Statement on Senate Gun Control Legislation Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement on his opposition to S. 2938, the Senate gun control package: “Like most Americans, I am shocked and devastated by recent horrific acts of senseless violence.  This is not an acceptable status quo, and we must do better for our children.  Our…

Simpson Backs Security for Supreme Court Justices’ Families

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Simpson Backs Security for Supreme Court Justices’ Families Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today voted in support of the Supreme Court Police Parity Act of 2022, legislation to authorize security protections for family members of Supreme Court justices, as is done with family members of other top government officials.  S. 4160 was introduced by Senator John…

Simpson Cosponsors Life at Conception Act

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Simpson Cosponsors Life at Conception Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his cosponsorship of H.R. 1011, the Life at Conception Act. “In light of the recent nationwide debates on abortion, I remain fervently committed to protecting the rights of the unborn. I have held this position in this and every Congress, and I am pleased to reaffirm this priority…