Economy

Simpson Statement on CHIPS Plus Act

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Simpson Statement on CHIPS Plus Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today made the following statement regarding the CHIPS Plus Act: “Bringing semiconductor fabrication back to the U.S. is a pressing matter for both commercial and defense needs. I was proud to support CHIPS for America when passed as part FY2021 National Defense Authorization Act,” said Simpson.…

Simpson Tells SEC to Revoke Proposed Climate Rule

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Simpson Tells SEC to Revoke Proposed Climate Rule Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today joined over 130 of his Republican colleagues in urging the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, Gary Gensler to rescind a recently proposed rule requiring publicly traded companies to disclose extensive climate-related data.  The proposed rule would impose…

Simpson Cosponsors Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act

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Simpson Cosponsors Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today cosponsored H.R. 7382, the Supply Chain Disruptions Relief Act, legislation to provide needed short-term relief to help auto dealers recover from severe inventory shortages due to global supply chain issues. “The auto industry, like many other industries, has felt the sting of…

We Must Stop Democrats’ Attempts to Take Over Federal Elections and Focus on Real Solutions

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We Must Stop Democrats’ Attempts to Take Over Federal Elections and Focus on Real Solutions By Congressman Mike Simpson Washington, D.C. − “The right to vote, free from discrimination, is fundamental to what makes America great.  But Congressional Democrats have introduced several bills in the 117th Congress, along with a litany of actions at the state level prior to the 2020…

Simpson Joins Colleagues Rejecting Ministry of Truth

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Simpson Joins Colleagues Rejecting Ministry of Truth Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson this week signed a letter and cosponsored a bill to shut down President Biden’s ‘Disinformation Governance Board,’ sometimes referred to as the ‘Ministry of Truth.’  “The Department of Homeland Security’s mismanagement has enflamed the crisis at our Southern Border, as…

Simpson Secures Funding for Rangeland Research in Wood River Valley

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Simpson Secures Funding for Rangeland Research in Wood River Valley  Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson has secured $1.325 million in a recent government funding bill for the University of Idaho to develop education and research training at the Rinker Rock Creek Ranch field station near Hailey, Idaho by expanding curricula in rangeland management and animal…

Simpson Secures Idaho Provisions in Omnibus Legislation

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Simpson Secures Idaho Provisions in Omnibus Legislation INL, PILT, and sage grouse listing prohibition included along with $23.6 million to Idaho projects Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today applauded the House passage of H.R. 2471, which will fund the federal government for fiscal year 2022 and includes numerous critical benefits for Idaho and Western…

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…

Simpson: Biden Missed Energy Independence in his SOTU

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Simpson: Biden Missed Energy Independence in his SOTU  Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson released the following statement after President Biden delivered his State of the Union address this evening.   “President Biden attempted to defend some of his Administration’s failures over the last year. At the end of the day, the American economy is suffering from…