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Mike Simpson's Public Statements

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: Technology/Telecommunications - Internet Access Charges
Issue Position: Transportation
Issue Position: Energy/INEEL - Water
Issue Position: Defense - Iraq
Issue Position: Agriculture - Dairy and Milk Protein Concentrates
Issue Position: Energy/INEEL - ANWR
Issue Position: Agriculture - 2002 Farm Bill
Issue Position: Transportation - Rail
June 27, 2014 Simpson and Walden Move to Stop Closure of Idaho Sheep Research Station
June 26, 2014 Simpson Supports Bills to Create Jobs, Increase Energy Independence
June 25, 2014 Idaho Delegation Fights Forest Service Effort to Seize State Waters
June 25, 2014 Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2014
June 24, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Groundwater Resource Management Directive
June 20, 2014 Defense Bill Passes House, Includes Amendment Supporting A-10 Simpson Supported A-10 Amendment and Final Passage
June 20, 2014 ICYMI: Simpson Boosts INL Funding in Energy Bill
June 18, 2014 Simpson Boosts INL Funding in Energy Bill House Energy and Water Chairman Reverses Obama Administration's Nuclear Cuts, Increases INL funding
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the House Appropriations Committee - Markup of the FY15 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act
June 18, 2014 Appropriations Committee Approves Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Bill
June 10, 2014 Transportation Appropriations Bill Passes House with Simpson's Truck Weight Language Intact
June 10, 2014 Delegation: New Report Shows Urgent Need to Overhaul Fire Policy
June 10, 2014 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Public Land and Environmental Regulation of the House Natural Resources Committee - H.R. 318, H.R. 4029, H.R. 4049, H.R. 4182, H.R. 4283, and H.R. 4489
June 9, 2014 Appropriations Committee Releases Fiscal Year 2015 Energy and Water Bill
June 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services- Urging Timely Review of Life-Saving Cancer Screens
June 2, 2014 ICYMI: Simpson's Potato Language Included in House Appropriations Bill
June 2, 2014 Crapo, Risch Statement on Bowe Bergdahl's Release
May 30, 2014 Action for Dental Health
May 29, 2014 Simpson's Potato Language Included in House Appropriations Bill Language Allows Fresh Potatoes in WIC
May 20, 2014 Simpson Overwhelmingly Wins CD2 Primary Election
May 12, 2014 Congressman Simpson E-Newsletter Week of May 12, 2014
May 8, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Expand EPA Regulatory Authority Through Clean Water Act
May 6, 2014 Simpson Secures Language Increasing Truck Weight Limits in Idaho
May 6, 2014 Congressman Simpson E-Newsletter Week of May 6, 2014
May 6, 2014 Simpson Condemns Aggressive Federal Water Grab
April 30, 2014 Simpson Votes to Boost Veterans Programs, Increase Efficiency at VA and DOD
April 28, 2014 E-Newsletter: Congressman Simpson E-Newsletter Week of April 28, 2014
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 15, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - 26 Northwest Lawmakers Highlight the Importance of the Columbia River Treaty
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
April 10, 2014 House Republicans Pass Budget Resolution that Addresses National Debt
April 4, 2014 Simpson Defends Wolf Delisting
April 3, 2014 Obamacare Declares Full Time is 30-Hours-- Simpson Joins House Colleagues to Preserve 40 Hour Work Week
April 2, 2014 Simpson Pushes for Better Wildfire Budgeting
March 27, 2014 Simpson Takes Every Opportunity to Protect Idaho Water
March 27, 2014 Delegation Says BEA Extension at INL Well-Deserved
March 26, 2014 Simpson Tackles Wildfire, Sage-Grouse with DOI Secretary
March 25, 2014 Simpson Applauds Idaho Students' Success in Science Bowl Competition
March 25, 2014 Simpson Opposes EPA Water Rules
March 21, 2014 Simpson Praises Mexico's Final Rule to Allow Potato Trade
March 14, 2014 Letter to Doug Lamborn, Chairman of the Energy and Mineral Resources Subcommittee of the House Natural Resources Committee - Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act
March 14, 2014 Simpson Continues His Fight to Include Potatoes in WIC Program
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