Thompson Statement on the Passing of Former Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher

Apr 30, 2019
Press Release

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement on the passing of former California Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher.

“Ellen Tauscher was a good friend and an incredible public servant, someone who represented her district well for many years and served honorably in the State Department under President Obama. I was honored to work with her and know she will be greatly missed by our state and our nation.” 


Congressman Mike Thompson is proud to represent California’s 5th Congressional District, which includes all or part of Contra Costa, Lake, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties.  He is a senior member of the House Committee on Ways and Means where he chairs the Subcommittee on Tax Policy. Rep. Thompson is Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. He is also Co-Chair of the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Wine Caucus and a member of the fiscally-conservative Blue Dog Coalition.