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Simpson Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion

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Simpson Statement on Leaked Supreme Court Draft Opinion Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after the Supreme Court draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade was leaked yesterday evening. “The fact that this draft opinion was leaked represents a serious attempt to hijack a trusted institution – and that should alarm Americans regardless of…

Simpson Cosponsors No Timber From Tyrants Act

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Simpson Cosponsors No Timber From Tyrants Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has supported several recent measures to help inflict damage on Russia’s war chest for their malicious invasion of Ukraine.  Among these efforts include supporting H.R. 6968, the Ending Importation of Russian Oil Act, signed into law April 8, and cosponsoring H.R. 7437, the No Timber From…

Vaccine Mandate Still Impacting Trucking and Seedlings from Being Delivered to Idaho Ag

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Vaccine Mandate Still Impacting Trucking and Seedlings from Being Delivered to Idaho Ag Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson visited Western Trailer Manufacturing in Boise last week where he spoke with Idaho trucking companies about the challenges COVID-19 restrictions and supply chain issues are having on their businesses.  He also experienced the truck simulator to…

Simpson Joins Amicus Brief to Fight Expansive WOTUS Authority in Idaho

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Simpson Joins Amicus Brief to Fight Expansive WOTUS Authority in Idaho Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson recently joined 154 House colleagues in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court Case Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, an Idaho case that could set forth the proper test for determining the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under…

We Must Not Take Our Eye Off China

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We Must Not Take Our Eye Off China By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “Though media attention has understandably been focused on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in recent months, China’s global destabilizing efforts have continued in the shadows.  China’s goals of trade and military dominance are a threat to the United States, and we should not neglect our policies of…

Simpson Supports Bill to Halt Fentanyl Border Crossings

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Simpson Supports Bill to Halt Fentanyl Border Crossings Washington, D.C. – While the crisis at the southern border continues to run rampant, and the Biden Administration prepares to end Title 42, which allows for the expulsion of migrants on the basis of COVID-19 public health concerns, House Republicans look to H.R. 7359 as part of a solution. “Our nation is already hurting from…

Simpson Cosponsors Critical Minerals Bills

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Simpson Cosponsors Critical Minerals Bills Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson recently cosponsored two bills to encourage domestic mining of critical minerals. “Current events have shown that the United States is far too reliant on unfriendly foreign nations for important resources.  Whether it be oil and gas or the critical minerals we need to power modern…

My Fight in Congress to “Back the Blue”

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My Fight in Congress to “Back the Blue” By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. – “Like many Americans, I am concerned about the recent increases in violent crime across the country.  I support reforms within law enforcement, but efforts from liberals to defund the police have hindered their ability to protect our communities.  The fact is, most police officers are…

Simpson Responds to President Biden’s FY23 Budget Proposal

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Simpson Responds to President Biden’s FY23 Budget Proposal Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after President Biden announced his FY23 Budget Proposal: “The President’s FY23 Budget Proposal does not reflect the reality of life for most Americans.  This budget just shows how out of touch the Biden Administration is and it doubles down…

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…