Press Releases

May 4, 2021 Press Release
Call on him to prevent online publication of files that enable 3-D printing of firearms

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Leadership of the Task Force wrote to President Biden asking him to prevent the publication of the online files that allow people to 3-D print firearms at home.

May 3, 2021 Press Release
Restaurant revitalization fund created through the American Rescue Plan

Napa – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the opening of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, Federal relief for local restaurants hit hard by the pandemic. This program was created by the American Rescue Plan that Thompson voted to pass this Congress and included key provisions from the RESTAURANTS Act, which Thompson also coauthored last Congress.

Apr 29, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan, bicameral bill expands the use of telehealth

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Co-Chair of the Congressional Telehealth Caucus, along with fellow Co-Chairs Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL), Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) and Rep David Schweikert (AZ-06) and caucus member Rep.

Apr 29, 2021 Press Release
Lauds his focus on investing in America, building back better

Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the conclusion of President Biden’s First Address to Congress in which he outlined proposals to help the nation recover from the deep hit of the Coronavirus pandemic and tackle other important and pressing issues.

Apr 28, 2021 Press Release
Highlight deep impact of the pandemic, help from the American Rescue Plan

Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he has invited a ceremonial guest from each county in his district to virtually attend President Biden’s first Address to Congress. Typically, Members of Congress can invite one guest to view the speech in the House gallery but this year, those invites are ceremonial due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 26, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan bill works to shore up the national energy grid

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep.

Apr 22, 2021 Press Release
Help for agricultural producers impacted by 2020 natural disasters

Washington – Today Rep.

Apr 20, 2021 Press Release
Calls verdict an important moment of accountability

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the verdict in the George Floyd Murder Trial was announced. Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts, including second degree murder.

Apr 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) and Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the below statement following recent sexual assault allegations against Windsor Mayor Dominic Foppoli:

Apr 8, 2021 Press Release
Calls it an important step forward in work to keep people safe

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) lauded President Biden’s initial Executive Actions to help address gun violence and save lives. Chairman Thompson attended the President’s Rose Garden Ceremony and released the following statement.