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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

Press Releases

Jan 16, 2019 Press Release
Will lead influential House tax writing commitee

Thompson Named Chairman of House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures

Will lead influential House tax writing committee

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release
Bill expands background checks to be universal

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Congressman Pete King (NY-02), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler (NY-10), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), House Judiciary Subcommittee Chairwoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18), Congresswomen Robin Kelly (IL-02), Congressman Fred

Dec 18, 2018 Press Release
Write to each incoming chairman of House standing committees

Washington – Today Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he and other Vice Chairs of the Task Force have asked each incoming committee chair to holding hearings on gun violence issues of jurisdiction to their committee. 

Dec 17, 2018 Press Release
Allows updates to water transmission systems

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $2.9 million to the Sonoma County Water Agency for relocation of a portion of the water supply pipeline outside a hazard zone, providing for increased resiliency to future disasters. 

Dec 14, 2018 Press Release
Vows action in new Congress to address gun violence

Washington – Today Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement on the sixth anniversary of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Dec 7, 2018 Press Release
Highlight clear obligation to add records to system

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, and Rep.

Dec 3, 2018 Press Release
Enlargement to be completed in early 2019

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced a plan has been finalized to expand the American Canyon Post Office by 700 square feet. Construction will begin in January and last around three months. The Post Office will stay open throughout the duration of the expansion.

Nov 21, 2018 Press Release
Pens letter to House Democrats urging support

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) issued a letter to fellow House Democrats urging them to join him in supporting Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the House of Representatives. Text of his letter is as follows:

Dear Colleague,

Nov 15, 2018 Press Release
Requires service providers to hold humbers for those whose homes are destroyed by disasters

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Co-Chair of the Natural Disaster Caucus, and Rep. Francis Rooney (FL-19) announced they have introduced H.R. 7131, the PHONE Act, a bipartisan bill to allow survivors of natural disasters who have lost their homes to keep their land line phone numbers at no cost while they rebuild.

Nov 8, 2018 Press Release
Calls for immediate action in 116th Congress

Washington – Today Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the tragic mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California.