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Apr 4, 2017 News Articles

CBS News

A proposed bill in Congress aims to cut the number of Americans burned in so-called “flame jetting” incidents, when a container holding flammable fuel can become something akin to a flamethrower. The injuries can be devastating.

Mar 22, 2017 News Articles

Bill Swindell | The Press Democrat

Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, introduced a bill Wednesday that would exempt measures for residential seismic retrofits from federal tax.

Mar 17, 2017 News Articles

Rachel Raskin-Zrihen | Vallejo Times-Herald

In an attempt to make ObamaCare more accessible to those living in more expensive parts of the county, Rep. Mike Thompson and another Bay Area Congress member on Friday, reintroduced the Fair Access to Health Care Act.

Mar 14, 2017 News Articles


In response to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office release of its official score of the Republicans’ ObamaCare repeal, Rep. Mike Thompson demands they abandon the attempt, his office announced.

Mar 4, 2017 News Articles

Guy Kovner, The Press Democrat

Most of Rep. Mike Thompson’s lawmaking colleagues were at the Capitol on Tuesday night, listening to President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress.

Mar 1, 2017 News Articles

U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Napa) wants the nation’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop wearing the word “police” on their jackets and vests when they are undertaking enforment operations.

He has been joined by 41 other lawmakers in calling for the change. Thompson represents parts of Martinez in the House.