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Sep 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Vice Chair Kathleen Rice (NY-04) submitted an Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court in support of New York’s “proper cause” concealed carry law, the New York state law that passed over 100 years ago in 1911 which established the standard for acquiring a concealed carry permit.

Sep 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 5305, a critical government funding bill that includes Thompson’s legislation to reauthorize and fund the Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus (WHIP+) for 2020 and 2021 natural disasters.

Sep 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to advance the Build Back Better Act, President Biden’s signature legislation to help tackle climate change, create jobs, cut taxes and support working families.

Sep 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) delivered an opening statement at the third day of a committee markup of the Build Back Better Act. Below is a copy of his remarks as prepared for delivery.

Sep 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his nominee, Aldea Children and Family Services, has been chosen as the 2021 “Angel in Adoption” for California’s Fifth Congressional District. This award is granted to people and organizations across the country who make lasting differences in promoting adoption, permanency, and child welfare.

Sep 10, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) delivered an opening statement at the second day of a committee markup of the Build Back Better Act. Below is a copy of his remarks as prepared for delivery.

Sep 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) delivered an opening statement at a committee markup of the Build Back Better Act. Below is a copy of his remarks as prepared for delivery.

Sep 8, 2021 Press Release

Napa – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the introduction of the Local Food Production Enhancement Act.

Aug 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 4, the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Thompson is an original cosponsor of this legislation to restore critical protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and keep the promise of our democracy for all Americans.

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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.

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May 2, 2017 Video

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) issued the following statement on the new study from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) on the impact of the Republican healthcare repeal on California.

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