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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

Press Releases

May 25, 2017 Press Release
Bill Would Shield Medicare Patients from Fraud and Abuse

Washington – This week, Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Glenn “GT” Thompson (R-PA-05) introduced H.R. 2599, the Medicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act of 2017.

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May 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) introduced a House Resolution disapproving of the President’s irresponsible and negligent handling of classified information. This resolution comes in the wake of reports that the President shared critical intelligence information with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—Senior Member of the Ways and Means Health Subcommittee—released the following statement on the updated review by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) of the Republicans’ repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA):

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Patrick Meehan (R-PA-07) rejected proposed cuts to the Land and Water Conservation Fund that were included as part of the President’s budget. The Representatives released the following statement:

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington – As the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations begins work on its bills for Fiscal Year 2018, Rep.

May 23, 2017 Press Release
Cuts Would Devastate Hardworking Families, Hurt the Middle Class

Washington – Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) strongly condemned the President’s proposals to cut basic services for our families and communities.

May 19, 2017 Press Release
Introduce Bills to Expand Access to Telehealth, Launch Congressional Telehealth Caucus

Washington – Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA-05), Gregg Harper (R-MS-03), Diane Black (R-TN-06), and Peter Welch (D-VT-AL) introduced two pieces of bipartisan legislation to expand access to telehealth services under Medicare.

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May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—Chairman of the Congressional Wine Caucus—met with members of the Mexican American Vintner Association (MAVA) visiting Washington to discuss how they are growing their businesses and strengthening our local economy. Among those who visited Thompson were representatives from Mi Sueño Winery and Ceja Vineyards.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)—senior Member of the House Ways & Means Committee—wrote about his goals for tax reform in The Hill.