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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

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Apr 20, 2017 Press Release

Napa, CA – Yesterday, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) held town hall meetings in Napa and Martinez with Ranking Member John B. Larson (CT-01) of the Social Security Subcommittee to discuss their plans to strengthen Social Security. Each month, more than 130,000 men and women in California’s Fifth Congressional District receive nearly $170 million in benefits.

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Apr 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) returned from a Congressional trip to South Korea and Japan, where he met with leaders to discuss our security in the region. During his trip, Thompson inspected the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between South Korea and North Korea, discussed defenses with General Vincent K.

Apr 13, 2017 Press Release

Napa, CA – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced his office is now accepting entries for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. High school students from across the Fifth Congressional District have until April 26th to submit their artwork for consideration.

Apr 7, 2017 Press Release
Washington – Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—a Vietnam veteran and Co-Chair of the Military Veterans Caucus—released the following statement on the President’s launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian airfield.
Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) joined Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and more than 150 original cosponsors in introducing the Social Security 2100 Act. This bill would increase Social Security benefits for all beneficiaries, reduce taxes, and prevent seniors from retiring into poverty.

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Apr 4, 2017 News Articles

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A proposed bill in Congress aims to cut the number of Americans burned in so-called “flame jetting” incidents, when a container holding flammable fuel can become something akin to a flamethrower. The injuries can be devastating.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release
Washington – Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Pete King (NY-02) led 167 bipartisan Members of Congress in calling on appropriators to provide funds to strengthen our criminal background check system. Thompson and King requested funding to implement the National Instant Background Checks Systems (NICS) Improvement Amendments Act, which gives grants to states seeking to upgrade their electronic databases.
Mar 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—Co-Chair of the Land Conservation Caucus—led an effort to support funding for the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA).

Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

Napa, CA – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) formally announced Magrit Mondavi as the recipient of a special, posthumous Woman of the Year Award. In February, Thompson accepted nominations from across the Fifth Congressional District for his annual awards honoring women who make an impact in our community.

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Apr 17, 2017 Photo Gallery

In April of 2017, Rep. Mike Thompson traveled to South Korea and Japan to meet with leaders to discuss the security of the region. During his trip, Thompson inspected the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between South Korea and North Korea, discussed defenses with General Vincent K. Brooks, met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, and attended numerous briefings related to national defense.