07/29/2011: Southern California Public Radio Interview on E-Waste
Rep. Thompson and Patt Morrison discuss the important of responsible electronics recycling on KPCC 89.3. They also discuss the Congressman's recent introduction of the bipartisan Responsible Electronics Recycling Act, which would provide the U.S. with a much-needed regulatory framework to monitor the export of used electronics.
08/10/2011: KSRO Interview on the S&P Downgrade and New Congressional "Super-Committee"
Rep. Thompson talks to David Wesley Page and the folks at KSRO about the S&P's recent downgrade of America's creditworthiness; the role of the new super-committee charged with reducing the debt; and the ongoing importance of job creation.
06/22/2011: KSRO Interview on War Powers Act, Libya, and Afghanistan
Congressman Thompson talks to David Wesley Page and the folks at KSRO radio about whether the Obama Administration is in violation of the War Powers Act after failing to seek congressional consent for U.S. military action in Libya. They also discuss the president’s decision to withdraw 33,000 troops from Afghanistan by end of 2012.
05/28/2011: KZYX Segment on the Community Forestry Conservation Act
KZYX radio discusses Rep. Thompson’s bill to enable non-profit conservation organizations to use bonds to purchase private, working forests for long-term environmental and economic sustainability management.