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.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after voting to pass S. 475, Juneteenth National Independence Day, a bill to designate June 19th as a Federal holiday.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) introduced a resolution recognizing the significance of the California Waterfowl Association as the organization marks its 75th anniversary.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Co-Chair and Founder of the Congressional Wine Caucus, released the following statement thanking the Biden Administration for making significant progress in resolving the long-standing Boeing-Airbus trade dispute.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that a tax credit to help local small businesses cover the cost of providing sick and family leave has been extended through September. This tax credit, created by the American Rescue Plan, allows workers to care for sick family members, take time off if they are sick and use paid leave to get a COVID-19 vaccination.
Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the tragic shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida that killed 49 people.
Napa – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that five local students have been nominated and accepted offers to our nation’s military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Air Force Academy Falcon Foundation Prep School.
Contra Costa County – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his request for $742,000 for the San Pablo Avenue Rehabilitation project in the City of Pinole was included in the infrastructure package that will be marked up later this week by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. This is an important step before a vote on the House floor.
Solano – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his request for $4 million to support infrastructure investments along State Route 37 and Fairgrounds Drive in Solano County was included in the infrastructure package that will be marked up later this week by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
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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.