Press Releases

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release
Funding would help tribal areas impacted by power shutoffs

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that $19 million he requested for Tribal Health Programs in California to purchase power generators was included in the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies’ Fiscal Year 2022 spending legislation.

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation provides assistance to survivors of disaster rebuilding their homes

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) applauded the passage of the bipartisan PHONE Act, his legislation that allows survivors of natural disasters who lost their homes to keep their phone numbers at no cost to them while they rebuild.

Jul 19, 2021 Press Release
Legislation would boost federal share for 2020 disasters

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his legislation, the Increase Federal Disaster Cost Share Act, was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 Homeland Security Funding Bill. Thompson’s legislation would boost the Federal cost share from 75 to 90 percent for any federally declared disasters in 2020.

Jul 15, 2021 Press Release
Calls tax break for working families a transformative moment

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement marking the first round of expanded Child Tax Credit monthly payments that went out, estimated to help 80 percent of children in California’s Fifth Congressional District.

Jul 14, 2021 Press Release
Includes $450,000 for Kelseyville sidewalk project

Lake County – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his request for a Lake County transportation project was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 funding legislation released by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development. That includes $450,000 for the Lake County Kelseyville Sidewalk Project. A statement from Thompson is below.

Jul 13, 2021 Press Release
Includes $1.8M for Napa County's Public Safety Radio and Communications Upgrade Project

Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his request for a Napa County safety project was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 funding legislation released by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies. That includes $1.8 million for Napa County’s Public Safety Radio and Communications Upgrade Project.

Jul 13, 2021 Press Release
Includes $900,000 for the Vallejo Police Department Community Mobile Mental Health Response Unit Pilot Program

Vallejo, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his request for a Solano County safety project was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 funding package released by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies.

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Jul 13, 2021 Press Release
Includes $900,000 for the county's Collaborative Care implementation project

Contra Costa County, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his request for a Contra Costa County health care project was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 funding packaged released by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.

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Jul 12, 2021 Press Release
Includes $1M for Touro University to boost capacity for health care programs

Vallejo, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his request for a health care project in Solano County was included in the Fiscal Year 2022 funding packaged released today by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.

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Jul 12, 2021 Press Release
Includes $1.6M for Accessing Coordinated care and Empowering Self Sufficiency project and $1M for Petaluma Health Center, INC

Santa Rosa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his requests for two Sonoma County health care projects were included in the Fiscal Year 2022 funding packaged released today by the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education.

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