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.
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.
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.
Elizabeth Larson | Lake County News
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.
Martin Espinoza | The Press Democrat
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.
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.
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