Press Releases

Feb 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the recipients of the Fifth Congressional District’s Public Safety Hero of the Year Award. Each year, Thompson honors law enforcement officers and first responders in our community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Feb 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the recipients of the Fifth Congressional District’s Public Safety Hero of the Year Award. Each year, Thompson honors law enforcement officers and first responders in our community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Feb 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the recipients of the Fifth Congressional District’s Public Safety Hero of the Year Award. Each year, Thompson honors law enforcement officers and first responders in our community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Feb 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the recipients of the Fifth Congressional District’s Public Safety Hero of the Year Award. Each year, Thompson honors law enforcement officers and first responders in our community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Feb 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the recipients of the Fifth Congressional District’s Public Safety Hero of the Year Award. Each year, Thompson honors law enforcement officers and first responders in our community who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Feb 14, 2020 Press Release
Saves American jobs and wine industry

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), co-chair and founder of the Congressional Wine Caucus, lauded the decision by the United States Trade Representative not to increase tariffs on wine imports, a revision for which Thompson fought. A statement from Thompson is below. 

Feb 10, 2020 Press Release
Calls cuts to health care, social programs unacceptable

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) issued the following statement in reaction to the President’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal that was released today.

Feb 5, 2020 Press Release
Calls it a sad and solemn day for our nation

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) issued the following statement as the Senate finished its impeachment trial of the President with the majority voting to acquit him.

Feb 4, 2020 Press Release
Calls on President to address health care, gun violence

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) issued the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union address. Thompson was chosen by Pelosi as a designated survivor for the House of Representatives and watched the speech from offsite.

Feb 4, 2020 Press Release
Blackshear to highlight pre-existing conditions protections

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, announced that his guest to the 2020 State of the Union will be Andrew Blackshear, a Benicia resident who lives with a pre-existing condition. Blackshear suffered from a health scare in 2015 that required two emergency surgeries, including open-heart surgery.

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