Economy

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…

Simpson Discusses Supply Chain With McCain Foods USA

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Simpson Discusses Supply Chain With McCain Foods USA  Washington, D.C. – Today, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson visited McCain Foods USA processing plant in Burley, Idaho. McCain Foods USA is the nation’s leading supplier of frozen potato and snack food products across the country. Simpson toured McCain’s plant operations and met with company leadership to discuss ongoing issues…

Simpson Demands Plan from Biden Administration to Return to Normal Life

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Simpson Demands Plan from Biden Administration to Return to Normal Life Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined more than 70 House of Representatives Republicans in sending a letter to President Biden and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra asking the Administration to take immediate action to present the American people with a plan for…

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…

Simpson and Fulcher Sign Discharge Petition to Help Small Businesses

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Simpson and Fulcher Sign Discharge Petition to Help Small Businesses   Washington, D.C. - Idaho Congressmen Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher have signed a discharge petition calling for a vote on H.R. 8265, a bill to extend the popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through the end of the year and release nearly $135 billion in unspent funds. The bill would also reform the…

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…

Simpson Praises Historic Tax Relief for American Families

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Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage today of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in the House of Representatives. H.R. 1 is the first comprehensive tax reform legislation to pass the House since 1986. “Since coming to Congress, I’ve talked to farmers, ranchers and businesses throughout Idaho and I consistently hear about the burden that our overly complex, outdated, and…

Simpson Votes for Lower Taxes

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Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act today in the House of Representatives.  H.R. 1 is the first comprehensive tax reform legislation to pass the House since 1986.  “Since coming to Congress, I’ve talked to farmers, ranchers and businesses throughout Idaho and I consistently hear about the burden that our overly complex,…