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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA
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  • Arcturus UAV Tour

    Rep. Mike Thompson tours Arcturus UAV in Sonoma County, where they’re developing and manufacturing cutting-edge unmanned aerial vehicles that can be used both for commercial and military purposes.
  • North Bay Industries Tour

    Rep. Mike Thompson touring North Bay Industries in Sonoma County. This non-profit organization provides employment, training and housing for persons with mental, physical and developmental disabilities. NBI manufactures flags that are 100 percent Made in America with American products.
  • Suisun Bay Tour

    Rep. Mike Thompson, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, MARAD Administrator David Matsuda and Rep. George Miller at Suisun Bay where they are cleaning up the bay and removing the fleet of out-of-date war ships.
  • Napa River Salt Marsh Restoration Project

    Rep. Mike Thompson at the Napa River Salt Marsh Restoration Project. Because of this project wildlife is being protected, water quality is being improved, hiking, fishing and hunting opportunities will be increased.

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Apr 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) released the following statement today on the one year anniversary of the Senate’s failure to pass commonsense, bipartisan legislation that would require criminal background checks for all commercial gun sales.

Apr 16, 2014 News Articles

The medicinal use of marijuana may be legal in California, but growing the plants on trespassed land is not, and U.S. Representative Mike Thompson, Benicia’s member in the House, said he applauds actions that would reduce environmental destruction caused by such illegal operations.

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Apr 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) released the following statement today on the one year anniversary of the Senate’s failure to pass commonsense, bipartisan legislation that would require criminal background checks for all commercial gun sales.

Apr 15, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA-5) led a bipartisan letter with Rep. Pete King (R-NY-2) to President Barack Obama requesting that he require all federal agencies to only buy American flags that are 100 percent made in America, by American workers, using American grown and manufactured materials.

Apr 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON­—Congressmen Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena), Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael), Sam Farr (D-Carmel), and Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale), applauded the U.S. Sentencing Commission for taking action to increase public safety and stop the environmental destruction caused by trespass marijuana grows on our public and private lands. The U.S.

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Apr 14, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – In one week, a bipartisan group of more than 100 additional Members of Congress signed on as co-authors of U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson’s (CA-5) legislation that would transfer the management of Lake Berryessa from the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  The bill, H.R. 4166, now has 165 co-authors.  

Apr 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced that he has joined the bipartisan TRIO Caucus. The caucus advocates for the Federal TRIO Programs and higher education access for low-income, first-generation students, and students with disabilities.

Apr 16, 2014 News Articles

WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA-5) led a bipartisan letter with Rep. Pete King (R-NY-2) to President Barack Obama requesting that he require all federal agencies to only buy American flags that are 100 percent made in America, by American workers, using American grown and manufactured materials.

Apr 16, 2014 News Articles

The medicinal use of marijuana may be legal in California, but growing the plants on trespassed land is not, and U.S. Representative Mike Thompson, Benicia’s member in the House, said he applauds actions that would reduce environmental destruction caused by such illegal operations.

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Apr 15, 2014 News Articles

LAKE COUNTY -- Congressman Mike Thompson commended the Senate for passing bipartisan legislation to extend unemployment insurance for nearly 3 million Americans, including more than 514,000 Californians.

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Apr 11, 2014 News Articles

Lake County's House of Representatives members, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) and Rep. John Garamendi (CA-3), on Thursday joined a bipartisan group of representatives in voting against H.Con.Res. 96, the House Majority’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 budget authored by Rep. Paul Ryan (WI-1).

The budget resolution passed by a vote of 219-205.

Jan 3, 2014 Newsletters

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Oct 9, 2013 Newsletters
Estimados amigos,

Estoy orgulloso en anunciar que soy coautor de H.R. 15, Acta de Seguridad Fronteriza, Oportunidades Económicas, y Modernización Inmigratoria. HR 15 es la versión bicameral de la Cámara de Representantes del proyecto de ley para reforma inmigratoria que fue pasado en el Senado.

Oct 8, 2013 Newsletters
I am proud to announce that I co-authored H.R. 15, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act. H.R. 15 is the House version of the bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate.