Bipartisan and bicameral bill helps repair damages done to refuges
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), along with Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced the introduction of the Refuge System Protection Act. This bipartisan and bicameral bill gives the U.S.
Package includes extension of disaster tax relief and other key expired and expiring tax provisions
Washington – Today Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the introduction of the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2019, a bill extending a number of important expired and expiring tax provisions, including disaster tax relief.
Bill levels energy playing field for renewables
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures, and Rep. Ron Estes (R-KS), along with Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) announced the introduction of the Financing Our Future Energy Act.
Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein and Representative Mike Thompson (both D-Calif.) and 17 of their congressional colleagues today called on the Trump administration to ensure any new trade agreements with China or Japan remove tariffs on U.S. wine.
Local students chosen for their academic and public service records
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that three students from the Fifth Congressional District have been nominated and accepted offers to our nation’s military service academies. Students have been appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy Prep School, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Naval Academy.
Includes key provisions to help North Bay recover
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after voting to pass the Supplemental Appropriations Act. The bill contains key funding for which Thompson advocated to help the Fifth Congressional District with fire recovery. After a lengthy negotiation process, this bill now heads to the President’s desk for signature.
Calls for continued congressional investigations into report's findings
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement in reaction to a public comment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the conclusion of his investigation.
Bill aids Filipino WWII veterans and their families
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he has cosponsored the Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act, a bill to help expedite immigration proceedings for the children of Filipino World War II veterans who are citizens. This bill will help those children to be more quickly reunited with their families, some of whom have been waiting decades.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), a Vietnam veteran, released the following statement marking Memorial Day.
“Today we honor our veterans, military members, and their families to whom we are forever indebted. Your sacrifice protected the freedoms and values we savor so dearly as a nation – liberty, justice, virtue and the pursuit of the American dream.
Urges House to vote immediately on bill with CA-05 priorities
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) lauded the Senate passage of the Disaster Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2019, which includes key priorities to assist with disaster recovery for California’s Fifth Congressional District for which Thompson advocated. A statement from Thompson is below.
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