WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced Viviana Garcia from Vintage High School in Napa County as the winner of the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. Garcia’s work, titled “Self Portrait” will represent California's 5th Congressional District in the U.S. Capitol, where it will be displayed starting this June for one year.
Two major public transit-related projects are well underway in Vallejo, and a bus tour Monday of the sites appears to have duly dazzled the dignitaries who came along.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today released the following statement after the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) new regulations issued today for trains carrying highly-flammable crude oil.
The U.S. Department of Transportation unveiled new rules on transporting crude oil by rail Friday that set a timeline to get old-technology, easily punctured tank cars off U.S. and Canadian rail lines but fail to address the explosive nature of the Bakken crude that sparked the public’s concerns to begin with.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Eisenhower Memorial Commission today elected Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA) to serve as Vice Chairman of the Commission. In addition, Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS) was elected to serve as Chairman.
A leading national gun safety group, joined by members of Congress, is calling for investigations of the National Rifle Association’s fundraising practices and finances in response to a Yahoo News investigation published last week.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $3,746,906 Department of Health and Human Services Grant for Santa Rosa Community Health Centers (SRCHC). The funds will help SRCHC provide effective, responsive, culturally-appropriate solutions to community health needs for the patients it serves.
Santa Rosa Community Health Centers, the county’s largest system of federally qualified community clinics, is slated to receive more than $3.7 million in federal funds aimed at providing medical care for the uninsured.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, today voted against H.R. 1890, the so-called “fast track” legislation that would allow for Congress to consider future trade deals without the ability to offer amendments.
Nearly 20 years since it closed down as a shipyard for the U.S. Navy, Mare Island sits at a critical juncture. Many of its oldest facilities have been cared for by a nonprofit foundation dedicated to preserving Mare Island’s historic military importance to the nation, not to mention its economic significance to Napa and Solano counties.
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