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Jan 14, 2021 Press Release
Bill boosts restaurants and allows to them to feed hungry people

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Rep. Jim McGovern (MA-02), and Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) joined Chef José Andrés, his World Central Kitchen and Share Our Strength to introduce the FEMA Empowering Essential Deliveries (FEED) Act.

Jan 13, 2021 Press Release
Cites his attempt to incite attack on Capitol and decimate democracy

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted for the Article of Impeachment charging the President with inciting a violent attack on the Capitol to subvert our democracy and overturn the results of the 2020 Presidential election. As statement from Thompson is below.   

Jan 12, 2021 Press Release
Cites the President's danger to democracy, unfitness for office

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after voting to pass H. Res. 21, a resolution urging the Vice President to invoke the 25th Amendment, gather the Cabinet and remove the President from office.

Jan 11, 2021 Press Release
Bill helps growers whose crops were damaged by disaster

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), along with original co-authors Representatives Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Barbara Lee (CA-13), and Dan Newhouse (WA-04), announced the introduction of the WHIP+ Reauthorization Act.

Jan 8, 2021 Press Release
Lauds her work since tragedy to prevent gun violence

Washington – Today House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the below statement marking 10 years since the shooting in Tucson, Arizona that targeted former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. Six were killed and 14 were injured, including Giffords.

Jan 7, 2021 Press Release
Calls for peaceful transfer of power

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after Congress certified the 2020 Electoral College vote and again cemented Joe Biden as President-elect and Kamala Harris as Vice President-elect.

Jan 3, 2021 Press Release
Outlines priorities for the Fifth Congressional District

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) was sworn in to represent California’s Fifth Congressional District in the 117th Congress. He outlined his priorities for the coming session in a statement below.

Jan 1, 2021 Press Release
Bill included in National Defense Authorization Act

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his legislation to repair and maintain the Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo has become law. The bill, included in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), is a long-time priority of Thompson’s and would take care of the local historic site for generations.

Dec 29, 2020 Press Release
Outlines work to help constituents in 116th Congress

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released a report on the 116th Congress, outlining important constituent service and legislative milestones over the last two years. A statement from Thompson is below.

Dec 28, 2020 Press Release
Bill championed by local Sonoma County constituent, Margrett Lewis

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his Portable Fuel Container Safety Act was signed into law as part of H.R. 133, the omnibus spending bill. The legislation was championed by his constituent Margrett Lewis.