U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) joined President Obama today at the White House for a ceremony where the President used his executive authority to expand the California Coastal National Monument to include the Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands along the Mendocino County coastline.
Rather than throwing the book at them if they commit crimes in their formative years, youth need to be steered into learning, instead, and into a path leading to college rather than prison.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) announced today that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 work plan for the Army Civil Works program which includes $300,000 for a new start feasibility study for Dry Creek (Warm Springs Dam) and Coyote Valley Dam restoration.
By Peter Jensen
U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, has introduced legislation that would wrest control of managing recreation at Lake Berryessa from the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, and give it to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
A stretch of shoreline near Point Arena marked by bluffs, forests and a salmon-filled river will become part of national monument come Tuesday, when President Obama is expected to sign an order protecting the site for generations to come.
WASHINGTON D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today introduced the Lake Berryessa Recreation Enhancement Act (H.R. 4166), legislation that would transfer the management of Lake Berryessa from the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) reminds constituents today that there is still time to sign up for a new health insurance plan, or shop around for a different plan if your current one does not meet your health care needs. Open enrollment goes through March 31st 2014.
More than 2.1 million illegal firearms sales -- including 1 million attempted purchases by convicted felons -- have been stopped in the 20 years since the enactment of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, according to a new report.
As a member of the House Intelligence Committee, Mike Thompson is privy to all kinds of sensitive material on matters of national importance. But he can't find out what's happening with the Rancho Feeding Corp. in Petaluma.
None of us can. And we agree with the North Bay congressman that with each passing day it gets more troubling.
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