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Sep 24, 2020 Press Release
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.

Sep 23, 2020 Press Release
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.

Sep 10, 2020 Press Release
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.

Aug 25, 2020 Press Release
Ensures federal government covers 90 percent of costs for disasters

Napa, CA - U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-5), Doug LaMalfa (CA-1), and Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) announced today that they and 15 Members have introduced the Increase Federal Disaster Cost Share Act of 2020.

Aug 23, 2020 Press Release

Napa, CA - Today, Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05) released a fire recovery guide to help those affected by the LNU Lightning Complex fires find and apply for the resources available to them to help them recover.

Aug 22, 2020 Press Release
Bill prevents changes to USPS mail delivery during COVID-19

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass the Delivering for America Act, legislation to address sabotage of the United States Postal Service by prohibiting operational or service changes during the Coronavirus crisis. The bill also includes $25 billion to help shore up postal operations. Thompson released the following statement after the vote.

Aug 22, 2020 Press Release
Includes support for state and local communities to further recovery efforts from LNU Lightning Complex

Napa, CA - U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-5), Rep. John Garamendi (CA-03), and Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approval Individual Assistance and Public Assistance disaster relief for Lake, Napa, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo Counties:

Aug 21, 2020 Press Release
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18), Rep. John Garamendi (CA-03), Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02), Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and 26 other Republicans and Democrats in the California delegation, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) wrote to the President asking him to immediately grant California’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the destructive wildfires that have hit Lake, Monterey, Napa, Nevada, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Yolo Counties over the last week.
Aug 14, 2020 Press Release
Open to high school students across the district

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he is now accepting applications for his 2020 Student Leadership Council, open to high school students in California’s Fifth Congressional District. Launched in 2019, the Student Leadership Council is a chance for local students to learn more about their government and develop leadership skills.

Aug 11, 2020 Press Release
Contest for local students to design an app

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he is now accepting applications for his 2020 Congressional App Challenge, open to all middle and high school-aged students from the Fifth Congressional District.