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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

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Jul 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his office is now accepting nominations to our nation’s military service academies for students who live in California’s Fifth Congressional District and are between the ages of 17 and 23.

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Jul 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his bipartisan bill, The Portable Fuel Container Safety Act, has cleared the House Committee on Energy and Commerce with unanimous approval and now heads to the floor for consideration by the full House.

Jul 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Co-Chair of the Natural Disaster Caucus, announced that his amendment to boost natural disaster response passed as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This amendment, offered with fellow Natural Disaster Caucus Co-Chair Rep.

Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his bipartisan bill, the Portable Fuel Container Safety Act, was passed unanimously by the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee at today’s markup.

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, announced that the full committee has advanced his legislation to ensure health care coverage for wounded veterans, the Health Equity and Access for Returning Troops and Servicemembers (HEARTS) Act.

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Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 3055, an appropriations bill that includes key priorities for California’s Fifth Congressional District.

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Mike Thompson (CA-05) held a Subcommittee Hearing on How Recent Limitations to the State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction Harm Communities, Schools, First Responders, and Housing Values. Thompson released the following statement at the conclusion of that hearing.

Jun 25, 2019 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

I’d like to welcome everyone to today’s hearing on how the recently-enacted cap on the State and Local Tax Deduction is affecting communities, schools, first responders, and housing values.

Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his bill, the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019, has been favorably reported out of the full Committee on Ways and Means and is ready for consideration by the whole House.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), along with Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the introduction of the Refuge System Protection Act. This bipartisan and bicameral bill gives the U.S.

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Photo Galleries

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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