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Idaho Delegation Officially Files Challenge to Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Businesses

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Idaho Delegation Officially Files Challenge to Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Businesses Washington, D.C.--Today, Idaho’s U.S. Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and U.S. Representatives Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher joined the other 48 Republican Senators and 155 Republican members of the House of Representatives in challenging President Biden’s vaccine mandate under the Congressional Review Act (CRA...

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 Represent...

Simpson Cosponsors Bill to Stop Funding for Biden Vaccine Mandate

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Simpson Cosponsors Bill to Stop Funding for Biden Vaccine Mandate Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has signed on as an original cosponsor of H.R. 5811, the “No Vaccine Mandate Act,” a bill to block enforcement of the Biden Administration’s sweeping COVID-19 vaccine mandate for private employers. Introduced Tuesday, this straightforward legislation would prohibit the use of federal...

Simpson Tells Treasury to Abandon IRS Monitoring Proposal

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Simpson Tells Treasury to Abandon IRS Monitoring Proposal Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined 201 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Treasury Secretary Yellen voicing serious concern over the proposal to mandate and expand financial data collection on the American public. "The Biden administration's latest proposal to require this level of monitoring ...

Simpson Urges Administration to Halt Spending Spree and Fix Supply Chain

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Simpson Urges Administration to Halt Spending Spree and Fix Supply Chain Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson, along with 159 other Members of Congress, sent a letter this week to President Biden urging the Administration to immediately address the global supply chain crisis before Congress considers additional social spending and taxation legislation. “Global supply chain issues have...

Cybersecurity: The Existential Threat Facing Our Nation

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Cybersecurity: The Existential Threat Facing Our Nation By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “The recent ransomware attacks on Colonial Pipeline and JBS are just the latest salvos in an ongoing digital war that is putting innocent citizens in its crossfire. Just as the U.S. Intelligence Community once warned about al-Qaeda, they are now publicly sounding the alarm over the cyber capabili...

President Trump Signs Simpson Led Outdoors Bill into Law

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President Trump Signs Simpson Led Outdoors Bill into Law Great American Outdoors Act takes care of public lands, parks, and more Washington, D.C. - On Tuesday, in the East Room of the White House, President Donald J. Trump signed the Great American Outdoors Act into law. Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson was the lead Republican sponsor of the bill in the House when the bill passed with over 300 votes...

Simpson Introduces the Great American Outdoors Act

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Simpson Introduces the Great American Outdoors Act Legislation has broad bipartisan support, including President Trump and hunting and conservation organizations Washington, D.C. - On Thursday, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined a bipartisan coalition of Members of Congress to introduce the Great American Outdoors Act. The legislation is an investment in our public lands. First, the bill perman...

Why Idaho Farmers Need Immigration Reform

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Washington, D.C. – “My childhood was spent working on the farms and ranches of Southeastern Idaho. When a challenge arose, we fixed it. Hay needed hauled, pipe needed moved, heifers needed calved, and potatoes needed picked. Many years have passed, and while my days of hauling hay are long behind me, I still believe when you see a problem you must try and solve it. Those who feed this world need o...

Simpson Commending President’s Message to Compromise for the Common Good

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Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address. “President Trump showed us tonight that the things that unite us are much greater than that which divides us. I’m pleased he began his remarks with a mission to work together, as Americans, not Republicans, not Democrats, but citizens of our great nation. I hav...