NEWS

September
24, 2019

Simpson Cosponsors Bills to make PILT Permanent and to Extend SRS

Washington, D.C. – Idaho Congressman Mike Simpson cosponsored two bills that would provide payments to counties with significant percentages of federal land. The Permanently Authorizing PILT Act would eliminate the uncertainty of annual PILT payments by permanently funding the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program which provides more than $30 million a year to Idaho…

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September
24, 2019

Idaho congressional delegation responds to Trump impeachment inquiry

Susan Walsh, Associated Press Idaho’s congressional delegation responded Tuesday to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announcement that the House will launch a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Sen. Mike Crapo “I always prefer Congress remain a legislative body that advances legislation to benefit the American people,” Crapo wrote in a statement. “As to the…

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September
18, 2019

Idaho dentists applaud Mike Simpson

The Idaho State Dental Association (celebrated the national recognition by the American Dental Association of U.S. Mike Simpson, the Idaho Congressman who is the nation’s longest-serving dentist member of Congress. The ADA has awarded Rep. Simpson with the ADA Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor given by the ADA Board of Trustees. The award was…

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August
14, 2019

Construction starts on Idaho trail connecting Stanley to Redfish Lake despite lawsuit

CYNTHIA SEWELL Idaho Statesman STANLEY — Idaho U.S. Rep. Mike Simspon said he was “pleased as punch” on Monday. Sporting shorts, a black cowboy hat and hiking shoes, Simpson got off the beaten path to celebrate a new path. He joined Stanley Mayor Steve Botti and U.S. Forest Service officials to cut the ribbon on…

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