NEWS

November
12, 2019

Why Idaho farmers need immigration reform

By Rep. MIKE SIMPSON | Guest columnist My childhood was spent working on the farms and ranches of southeastern Idaho. When a challenge arose, we fixed it. Hay needed hauled, pipe needed moved, heifers needed calved and potatoes needed picked. Many years have passed, and while my days of hauling hay are long behind me,…

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November
7, 2019

SIMPSON ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN CO-CHAIRS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2019 SIMPSON ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN CO-CHAIRS Boise, ID- Congressman Mike Simpson announced today as his campaign co-chairs for his 2020 re-election campaign Governor Brad Little, U.S. Senator Mike Crapo, U.S. Senator Jim Risch and Congressman Russ Fulcher. “I am honored to have the support of these hard working Idaho leaders, and…

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November
1, 2019

Rep. Mike Simpson calls impeachment inquiry into President Trump ‘a sham’

U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson called the Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump “a sham,” in an interview on 670 KBOI. Simpson described the state of Washington, D.C., as “a circus” after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., launched the formal inquiry in September. Simpson, in the interview with Nate Shelman, said Pelosi made the move…

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October
30, 2019

Bipartisan House Members Introduce Farm Workforce Modernization Act

Today, Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), Dan Newhouse (R-WA-04), Collin Peterson (D-MN-07), Mike Simpson (R-ID-02), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA-20), Doug LaMalfa (R-CA-01), and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) introduced the Farm Workforce Modernization Act to provide a compromise solution for American agriculture. The bill was introduced with the strong bipartisan support of 24 Democrats and 20 Republicans. The Farm Workforce Modernization Act,…

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