Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) along with 25 faith leaders from around California’s Fifth Congressional District, released the following statement condemning in the strongest terms the Administration’s directive that separates children from their families at the border. Text of the statement, including signatories, is as follows:
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced his 2018 Summer Reading Challenge for students through eighth grade in California’s Fifth Congressional District.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded Napa County $15 million in federal funding for runway repairs at the Napa County Airport.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that The American Legion has endorsed his bill to transfer control of the Mare Island Cemetery in Vallejo to the Department of Veterans Affairs so it can be maintained for future generations.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he has nominated 5 students as service academy appointees from the Fifth Congressional District. Students are candidates to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Washington – Today, the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force including Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-24), and Congressman Ted Deutch (FL-22), held a forum with students from around the country, including Charlie Mirsky, 11th Grade, Spanish River High School (FL), Alfonso Calderon, 11th Grade, Ma
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) joined with state, local, and federal officials to celebrate the completion of major debris removal in Northern California following the devastating wildfires of October 2017.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) urged the President to maintain royalty payments to counties for geothermal energy production that help boost clean energy development and support local economies in counties like Lake and Sonoma Counties in his district. Geothermal royalty payments are eliminated in the White House’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that Stephanie Simbol of Jesse Bethel High School is the Grand Prize Winner of the 5th Congressional District’s 2018 Art Competition. She will be honored at a ceremony in Washington next month and her piece, Precedent, will hang in the U.S.
Napa – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that local judges selected Taylor Paulich from Kelseyville High School as the Lake County finalist in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for her piece, In the Zone.
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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.