Idaho Congressional Delegation React to Supreme Court
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding the federal health care
overhaul has done nothing to soothe the frustration felt by Idaho's
Congressional delegation over the law. The court on Thursday upheld the
individual mandate portion of the new law and other components...
Rep. Simpson Continues Wilderness Fight
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson pledged to stick by efforts to designate 330,000 acres in central Idaho as wilderness, but said he has no idea when his longtime dream will be realized. The Idaho Mountain Express reported Wednesday that Simpson was speaking this week to a grou…
Simpson Calls For Wolf Delisting
Congressman Mike Simpson says he will add a provision to a budget bill that would reinstate the 2009 decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the gray wolf in Idaho and Montana. The language is clean and simple. It doesn't give environmentalists the minimum numbers they wanted added …