NEWS

June
11, 2021

How Idaho is Protecting the Nation Against Hacking

We all love our computers until they don’t work the way we want them to work. Technology is a beautiful luxury to enjoy until someone hijacks your life. It seems that no business is secure from cyber thieves who hijack your computer, data centers and lock you out of your services. In today’s world, we…

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May
24, 2021

Simpson Backs RIFLE Act

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined as an original cosponsor today to the Repealing Illegal Freedom and Liberty Excises (RIFLE) Act. Under the National Firearms Act, there is a $200 tax on the transfer and purchase of firearms. This legislation would remedy the federal government’s intentionally placed financial barrier on the Second Amendment,…

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March
30, 2021

‘It changed me’ – Mini-Cassia veterans gather to share stories on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

March 29, 1973, was the day the last U.S. combat troops departed Vietnam at the war’s end. On or around the same day Hanoi released the last of its acknowledged prisoners of war. The gathering was kept small this year due to the coronavirus, said Mini-Cassia Veterans Service Officer Chuck Driscoll. The veterans shared stories…

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March
23, 2021

Farm Workforce Modernization Act moves through Congress, could mean relief for Idaho farmers

A bill aimed at addressing the worker shortage in agriculture and the uncertainty of the farm labor workforce, which has high rates of undocumented workers, passed the House of Representatives Thursday with bipartisan support. The Farm Workforce Modernization Act, coauthored and sponsored by Congressman Mike Simpson, would create a program that allows agricultural workers and…

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