NEWS

June
6, 2020

Simpson co-sponsors bill to permanently fund Land and Water Conversation Fund

BOISE — With the backing of President Donald Trump, Congress is getting close to fully funding the Land and Water Conservation Fund, a decision that would affect Idaho public lands. The U.S. Senate will vote next week on the Great American Outdoors Act, which would redirect more offshore oil and gas lease profits to the…

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June
5, 2020

Simpson Introduces the Great American Outdoors Act

Legislation has broad bipartisan support, including President Trump and hunting and conservation organizations Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined a bipartisan coalition of Members of Congress to introduce the Great American Outdoors Act. The legislation is an investment in our public lands. First, the bill permanently funds the existing Land and…

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June
4, 2020

Simpson co-Sponsors “Great American Outdoors Act”

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson is co-sponsoring a new bill called “The Great American Outdoors Act.” Simpson said the bill permanently funds the existing Land and Water Conservation Fund, which increases access to public lands. He said it would also maintain public lands by creating a new fund to address the backlog of deferred maintenance in…

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May
31, 2020

Save Minor League Baseball Task Force introduces legislation to benefit Chukars, small businesses

The launch of the “Save Minor League Baseball Task Force.”| Courtesy Congresswoman Lori Trahan IDAHO FALLS — Several members of Congress have stepped up to the plate to help those suffering from the effects of COVID-19. The Save Minor League Baseball Task Force was created in December to advocate for the communities that Major League…

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