Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) announced the introduction of a bipartisan resolution designating March 3 as World Hearing Day. This resolution recognizes the importance of hearing to overall health and promotes awareness about preventing deafness and promoting hearing and ear care.
Washington – Today House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05), along with original cosponsors House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Representatives Fred Upton (R-MI), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Christopher Smith (R-NJ), Robin Kelly (D-IL), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), and Lucy McBath (D-GA), announced the introduction of the
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan, the sweeping health and economic relief plan offered by President Biden. The bill provides about $1.9 trillion in relief to help address both the health and economic crises caused by COVID-19. A statement from Thompson is below.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, landmark legislation to ensure LGBTQ people are not discriminated against in education, housing, employment and other public accommodations.
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) led a Virtual Press Conference with local leaders from across California’s Fifth Congressional District to highlight the importance of the $350 billion in state and local funding that was included in the American Rescue Plan.
Washington – Today Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to advance certain measures of the American Rescue Plan through the Ways and Means Committee.
Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the leadership slate of the Task Force for the 117th Congress, including a new Vice Chair Representative Matt Cartwright (PA-08). Full leadership of the Task Force is included below.
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) thanked the President and House leadership for maintaining the income thresholds for those who qualify for the next round of Economic Impact Payments.
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Dave Joyce (OH-14) announced the introduction of a resolution recognizing National Burn Awareness Week from February 7, 2021 to February 13, 2021.
Washington – Today, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Mike Thompson (CA-05) and the entire Democratic membership of the Committee announced the introduction of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act.
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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.
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.