21, 2021

IDFA Recognizes Six Officials for Supporting U.S. Dairy

WASHINGTON —The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) has recognized six individuals whose work in federal legislation and food and agricultural policy has helped to advance the economic impact of the U.S. dairy industry. At the annual Celebration of Dairy event overlooking the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., IDFA President and CEO Michael Dykes, D.V.M., recognized Senator…

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18, 2021

Idaho Congressmen join GOP senators in challenge to Biden vaccine mandate

WASHINGTON D.C., Virginia (KMVT/KSVT) — Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch joined Idaho Representatives Mike Simpson and Russ Fulcher in introducing a new challenge to President Biden’s vaccine mandate. The new challenge will invoke the Congressional Review Act by bringing forward a joint resolution of disapproval of Biden’s mandate. The move, which is the…

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22, 2021

Simpson tells Treasury to abandon IRS monitoring proposal

Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson joined 201 of his House colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Treasury Secretary Yellen voicing serious concern over the proposal to mandate and expand financial data collection on the American public. “The Biden administration’s latest proposal to require this level of monitoring and reporting by financial institutions is absolutely absurd,” Congressman…

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29, 2021

Simpson Strongly Opposes Taxpayer-Funded Abortions

In a House Appropriations Committee meeting today, Congressman Mike Simpson spoke in favor of restoring life-saving provisions in the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS-Ed) Bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. Since 1976, annual appropriations bills have carried a provision commonly referred to as the Hyde Amendment, language which bans federal…

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