Mike Thompson represents California's 5th Congressional District. The district includes all of Napa and parts of Contra Costa, Lake, Solano and Sonoma Counties. He was first elected in 1998. Prior to serving in Congress, Rep. Thompson represented California's 2nd District in the California State Senate where he chaired the powerful Budget Committee.
He is a member of the powerful House Committee on Ways and Means.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, announced the introduction of the Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2021. This bill uses the tax code to offer relief to survivors of natural disasters and includes several pieces of disaster relief legislation he has previously introduced.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 256, a bill to repeal the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) Against Iraq Resolution of 2002. Thompson is a combat veteran and Co-Chair of the Military Veterans Caucus. He also voted against the original Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution in October 2002.