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Government Shutdown – What it Means to You

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As of October 1st the Federal Government is shut down until a continuing resolution or other funding bill can be approved by both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate and then signed by President Obama. While these negotiations continue, Congressman Simpson provided the following information about how personal offices will be staffed and answers to Frequently Asked Questions about how the shutdown impac... Read more »

Congressman Mike Simpson joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives today and passed HR 459, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act

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Congressman Mike Simpson joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives today and passed HR 459, the Federal Reserve Transparency Act. “Increasing the transparency and accountability of the Federal Reserve to Congress has become more critical in light of the expansion of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet since the financial crisis of 2008-2009,” Simpson said. “Decisions made by the Federa... Read more »