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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

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Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA)  released the following statement after the reintroduction of H.R. 3263.  The bill extends the Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Program (IAH) from five to seven years.

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Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) of $521,364 in federal funding to the City of Santa Rosa Fire Department (SRFD), which will be used to purchase 112 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs). The new units will replace the entire current fleet of worn and aging SCBAs.

Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), in response to an epidemic of passenger safety and comfort incidents, introduced legislation last week to establish protections for air travelers.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) applauded the passage of the Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R. 3178), a package of bipartisan reforms to Medicare which included two provisions he authored. The first would provide coverage of telehealth services for kidney failure patients receiving home dialysis.

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Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) spoke against a decision to exclude a bipartisan amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2018 to declassify a Vietnam Era project that intentionally exposed servicemembers and civilians to deadly chemical weapons.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) today voted against the House Majority’s California water bill, H.R. 23. The legislation will jeopardize jobs, undermine existing state law, and override long-standing environmental protections without creating any new water.

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Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

Note: The press conference was streamed live on Congressman Mike Thompson’s Facebook. The link can be found here or at https://www.facebook.com/RepMikeThompson/videos/10154865256275748/

Jul 11, 2017 Press Release

70% of Americans have thought about their preferences if they face a debilitating illness or condition, but only one-third have completed an advance directive

Legislation is the first of its kind to be endorsed by the Right to Life Committee

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Jul 10, 2017 Press Release
Vallejo, CA – Yesterday, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced his recipients for the Fifth Congressional District American Dream Awards. This award recognizes the achievements of eighteen immigrants in Thompson’s district who have made remarkable contributions to our communities in the areas of Arts and Culture, Professional Achievement, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, or Community Service.
Jun 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) introduced his proposal to protect families who want to pass their farm or business to the next generation. The Family Business Preservation Estate Tax Act would create a deduction to allow families to pass their business onto their descendants as long as it remains with the family.