Simpson Secures Funds for Rock Creek Conservation and Water Quality Enhancement Project in FY23 Omnibus
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today highlighted the inclusion of the Rock Creek Restoration and Water Quality Project in Twin Falls County, Idaho in the FY23 Omnibus package that was signed into law December 29, 2022.
The project was included in the Agriculture,… Read more »
Simpson Secures Funds for Little Wood River Project After 20 Years of Effort
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today highlighted major progress on the long-delayed Little Wood River project in Gooding, Idaho through his efforts secured in the FY23 Omnibus package and the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2022 that were signed into law on December 29, 2022, and… Read more »
Simpson Announces Appropriations Subcommittee Assignments
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced his committee assignments for the 118th Congress.
Congressman Simpson will continue to serve on the House Appropriations Committee. He will serve as Chairman of the House Interior and Environment Subcommittee and serve as a member of the House Energy and… Read more »
Simpson Announces 13 Idaho Priorities in FY23 Appropriations Package
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced 13 priorities for Idaho included in H.R. 8294, which passed the House Representatives today by a vote of 220-207. H.R. 8294 includes the Transportation and Housing and Urban Development; Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration; Energy… Read more »
Simpson Secures Funding for Nuclear Energy Priorities and Little Wood River Project in FY23 Energy and Water Legislation
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson today announced that he has secured funding for the Idaho National Laboratory, Office of Nuclear Energy, and nuclear cleanup activities in Idaho as well as $2.6 million in funding for a flood control project in Gooding,… Read more »
Simpson Secures Flood Control Project Fix for Gooding
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson announced today that he secured a cost limit adjustment for a flood control project that he has long sought for the City of Gooding, Idaho in H.R. 7776, the Water Resources Development Act of 2022.
“This is an important step forward for the Little Wood River project, which is… Read more »
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… Read more »
Simpson Tells Biden Administration to Leave WOTUS Alone
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined 200 of his colleagues in sending a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan and Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Michael Connor urging that efforts to redefine the definition of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA), specifically “Waters of the… Read more »
Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson praised the passage of H.R. 5895, which includes the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The U.S. House of Representatives approved the legislation, which also includes legislation to fund the Veterans Administration, Military Construction projects and the Legislative branch, by a vote count of 377-20. … Read more »
Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson supported passage of the fiscal year 2018 House Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, which contains many important provisions to Idaho. Congressman Simpson has continually advocated for essential funding for Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) and wildfire suppression and prevention, which are included in this year’s bill.
“The Interior… Read more »