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Congressman Simpson Statement on Passing of Orval Hansen

Washington, November 3, 2017

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson issued the following on the news that former Congressman Orval Hansen passed away on Thursday evening.

“Kathy and I are saddened to hear of the passing of Congressman Hansen,” said Simpson. “He saw the potential that existed in our state for world class nuclear energy research and because of that vision, Idaho National Laboratory is a respected leader in energy research.  We are greatly indebted to Congressman Hansen for his service to Idaho and our nation.”