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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

Press Releases

Aug 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) led a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis urging him to begin the process of renaming military installations across the country that are named for Confederate figures. The letter is co-signed by 21 other Members, including House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Adam Smith (WA-09).

Aug 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5) today announced a $2,371,715 High School Equivalency Program grant for Santa Rosa Junior College. The funding made available by this grant will be used to provide children of migratory and seasonal farmworkers the opportunity to complete high school equivalency and continue on to higher education.

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Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) applauded the passage of H.R. 3178, the Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017, a package of bipartisan Medicare reforms. The bill, which was reported out of the Committee on Ways and Means on July 11, 2017, was approved today by a unanimous vote in the House of Representatives. H.R.

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Jul 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-5), Don Young (AK-01), Walter B. Jones (NC-03), and Roger Marshall (KS-01) introduced bipartisan legislation that would declassify documents related to any known incident of toxic exposure that affected members of our Armed Forces.

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Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), and Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA)  released the following statement after the reintroduction of H.R. 3263.  The bill extends the Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Program (IAH) from five to seven years.

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Jul 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) today announced an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) of $521,364 in federal funding to the City of Santa Rosa Fire Department (SRFD), which will be used to purchase 112 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBAs). The new units will replace the entire current fleet of worn and aging SCBAs.

Jul 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), in response to an epidemic of passenger safety and comfort incidents, introduced legislation last week to establish protections for air travelers.

Jul 13, 2017 Press Release
INCLUDES HIS PLANS TO EXPAND ACCESS TO TELEHEALTH SERVICES, IMPROVE ACCESS TO PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS

Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) applauded the passage of the Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R. 3178), a package of bipartisan reforms to Medicare which included two provisions he authored. The first would provide coverage of telehealth services for kidney failure patients receiving home dialysis.

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Jul 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) spoke against a decision to exclude a bipartisan amendment in the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2018 to declassify a Vietnam Era project that intentionally exposed servicemembers and civilians to deadly chemical weapons.

Jul 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) today voted against the House Majority’s California water bill, H.R. 23. The legislation will jeopardize jobs, undermine existing state law, and override long-standing environmental protections without creating any new water.

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