Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has granted an extension for the Direct Temporary Housing Program which provides affordable housing for home owners and renters who had their homes destroyed in the October 2017 fires.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is now accepting applications for the 2019 Fifth Congressional District Art Competition, open to high school students. This annual competition showcases the artistic talents and ability of students in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced plans to help Korean War veterans in Napa and Lake Counties receive a medal for their service and encouraged those former service members to contact his office.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he has introduced his bipartisan National Women’s History Month Resolution. Thompson’s legislation honors women’s history and the work of so many to uncover forgotten women’s heritage.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. David McKinley (WV-01) announced they have introduced bipartisan legislation that would designate March 3 as World Hearing Day, recognizing the importance of strong hearing health and raising awareness about how to prevent deafness and promote hearing and ear care across the world.
Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) lauded the House passage of H.R. 8, his Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. This legislation expands background checks to cover all sales and represents the first major House vote on gun violence prevention legislation in 25 years.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he has reintroduced the Authorizing Critical Conservation and Enabling Sportsmen and Sportswomen Act or ACCESS Act, a resource protection package that includes key conservation legislation.
Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, will be considered for a vote next week. This historic vote represents the first major action on gun violence in more than two decades. Thompson released the following statement regarding this announcement.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Francis Rooney (FL-19) announced they have reintroduced the PHONE Act, bipartisan legislation that allows residents who lost their homes to natural disasters to retain their phone numbers at no cost to them during the rebuilding process.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) denounced the President’s decision to declare a national emergency and redirect funds from military and law enforcement activities in order to build his wall on our southern border, a signature campaign promise.
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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.