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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA


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Jan 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In their continued fight against genetically engineered (GE) fish, U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Don Young (R-AK), Walter B. Jones (R-NC), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), and Jared Huffman (D-CA) introduced two pieces of legislation intended to prevent GE fish from making its way onto the nation’s dinner plates and spreading into the nation’s oceans.

Jan 13, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5), has been reappointed to serve on the House Committee on Ways and Means in the 114th Congress. The Committee on Ways and Means is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. The committee has jurisdiction over revenue, tariffs, trade agreements, and the nation’s bonded debt.

Jan 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman Mike Thompson, chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force (CA-5) today announced 11 vice chairs to serve on the task force in the 114th Congress. The vice chairs and Thompson will make up the task force’s leadership team.

Jan 8, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep Mike Thompson (CA-5) today released the following statement following Senator Barbara Boxer’s announcement that she will not seek reelection.

Jan 6, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) was sworn in today as the representative in the U.S. House of Representatives for California’s 5th Congressional District for the 114th Congress. The 5th district includes all or parts of Contra Costa, Lake, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties.

Dec 23, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) released the following statement after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s 2011 ruling that said irrigation restrictions in California’s Central Valley lacked sufficient scientific justification.

Dec 22, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Kevin Brady’s (R-TX) bipartisan Small Business Efficiency Act (H.R. 3581) was signed into law on Friday by President Barack Obama. The legislation helps reduce burdens faced by small businesses and ensures better compliance with complex federal employment tax responsibilities.

Dec 19, 2014 Press Release

NAPA, CA – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5), joined by Congressman John Garamendi (CA-3), today hosted Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie on a visit to the Berryessa Snow Mountain Region.

Dec 16, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) has introduced H.R. 5860, the bipartisan Small Business Healthcare Relief Act with Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana).

Dec 11, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON D.C.U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today voted against the Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 omnibus appropriations bill (H.R. 83) that includes numerous provisions that would put our economy at risk, hurt the middle class, provide funding for Syrian rebels to fight ISIL, and undermine the president’s attempts to address problems with our broken immigration system.

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