Resource for impacted fire survivors, local communities
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released a Fire Recovery Guide to help Glass Fire survivors navigate the Federal and state resources available to help them recover. A statement from Thompson is below.
Unlocks key assistance to help individuals and local governments recover from fire
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved Individual and Public Assistance disaster relief for Napa and Sonoma Counties impacted by the Glass Fire. A statement from Thompson is below.
Cost share increase to help Lake, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will cover 100 percent of the cost share for debris removal and emergency protective measures for the LNU Lightning Complex Fires. This is an increase from the usual 75 percent of cost share by the Federal government for declared disasters.
Urges Senate leadership to consider the bill as soon as possible
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass the updated Heroes Act, expansive legislation to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic and address the economic hardship that many working families and small businesses find themselves in as a result of the pandemic.
Landmark legislation to boost national land conservation efforts
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the House passage of his bill, America’s Conservation Enhancement Act. This sweeping legislation establishes several new conservation programs and reauthorizes and increases many others.
Bill to ensure access to tax relief for survivors of 2020 natural disasters
Washington – Today Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Mike Thompson (CA-05), along with Rep. Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) and Rep. Abby Finkenauer (IA-01) announced the introduction of the Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020.
Bill to help fire survivors while they rebuilds heads to the Senate
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) announced the House passage of Thompson’s bill, the Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies (PHONE) Act, bipartisan legislation to allow survivors of natural disasters who lost their homes to keep their phone numbers while they rebuild.
Includes his amendments to establish a reliability standard and to expand use of renewable energy
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted in strong support of H.R. 4447, the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act. This bill represents a major step forward in investing in long-term clean energy infrastructure and the job creation to go with it.
Honored for her dedication to foster children often overlooked by the system
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced his nominee, Denice Solgat, has been chosen as the 2020 “Angel in Adoption” for California’s Fifth Congressional District. This award is granted to people across the country who make lasting differences in promoting adoption, permanency, and child welfare.
Bipartisan disaster bill ready for consideration on the House floor
Washington – Yesterday Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18) announced that the bipartisan PHONE Act was adopted by the full Energy and Commerce Committee and is ready for a vote on the floor by the full House of Representatives.
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