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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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/.
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
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.