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Mike Simpson's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' K. Simpson
Office: U.S. House (ID) - District 2, Republican
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathy
Birth Date: 09/08/1950
Birth Place: Burley, ID
Home City: Idaho Falls, ID
Religion: Mormon
Date Title
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture
Issue Position: Agriculture - 2002 Farm Bill
Issue Position: Agriculture - WTO Trade Caucus for Farmers and Ranchers
Issue Position: Agriculture - Ethanol
Issue Position: Agriculture - Dairy and Milk Protein Concentrates
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Grain Exports
July 31, 2014 Simpson Hails Passage of Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Wheat Exports
July 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Agriculture Market Access in TPP
July 16, 2014 H.R. 4719, The America Gives More Act of 2014
June 27, 2014 Simpson and Walden Move to Stop Closure of Idaho Sheep Research Station
June 2, 2014 ICYMI: Simpson's Potato Language Included in House Appropriations Bill
April 14, 2014 Letter to Mary Landrieu, Chairwoman and Lisa Murkowski, Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources - Strengthen Our National Forests
March 21, 2014 Simpson Praises Mexico's Final Rule to Allow Potato Trade
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
Feb. 28, 2014 Obama Administration Ignores Congress, Continues to Exclude Potatoes from the WIC Program
Jan. 29, 2014 Simpson: Farm Bill Critical to Idaho
Nov. 25, 2013 Simpson to FDA: Listen to Farmers on Food Safety f t # e
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
July 19, 2013 Newsletter: Simpson Ag Alert July 19, 2013
July 15, 2013 Email Newsletter
July 11, 2013 Blog: Simpson Statement on House Passage of Farm Bill
July 10, 2013 Greg Walden, Mike Simpson Lead Meeting with FDA to Voice Concerns About New Water Quality Rules Affecting Fruit and Vegetable Growers
June 13, 2013 Simpson's Potato Amendment Passes Committee
March 22, 2013 Simpson Cosponsors Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act
Jan. 17, 2013 Simpson, Crapo and Risch Ask for Greek Yogurt Inclusion
Sept. 13, 2012 Congressman Simpson Continues to Press for a Five-Year Farm Bill
July 30, 2012 Preserving America's Family Farms Act Passes House
July 25, 2012 Preserving America's Family Farms Act Passes House
July 19, 2012 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader; and Steny Hoyer, Minority Whip
June 19, 2012 Committee Approves FY2013 Agriculture Appropriations Bill
May 23, 2012 Farmers and Ranchers Successful in Pushing Obama Administration to Drop Youth Labor Rule
April 27, 2012 Farmers and Ranchers Successful in Pushing Obama Administration to Drop Youth Labor Rule
April 2, 2012 Simpson Co-Sponsors Legislation to Stop Additional Harsh Regulations on Family Farms
March 28, 2012 Simpson Co-Sponsors Legislation to Stop Additional Harsh Regulations on Family Farms
Dec. 16, 2011 Conference Report on H.R. 2055, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012
Dec. 8, 2011 Simpson Votes to Prevent Overregulation of Farm Dust
Dec. 1, 2011 A Message from Mike:
Oct. 21, 2011 Dairy Reform Needed by Congressman Mike Simpson
Oct. 3, 2011 Simpson Prevents EPA Regulation of Manure
Sept. 23, 2011 Peterson, Simpson Introduce The Dairy Security Act of 2011
Aug. 11, 2011 Simpson Takes Lead on Dairy Reform
Aug. 11, 2011 Peterson, Simpson Work Together in Support of Dairy Reform
June 16, 2011 Simpson Joins House Appropriators in Preventing Biased Anti-Potato Rule
June 2, 2011 Simpson Co-Chairs Sugar Caucus and Joins Specialty Crops Caucus
May 12, 2011 Simpson Cosponsors Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act
April 14, 2011 Simpson's Wolf Language Passes House
Feb. 9, 2011 Simpson Joins Bipartisan Congressional Dairy Caucus
Jan. 26, 2011 Rehberg Legislation Seeks to Return Wolf Management Authority to the States
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