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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

Press Releases

Jul 27, 2018 Press Release
Cite extreme danger of 3-D-printed guns to the public

Washington – Today Chair of the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Mike Thompson (CA-05), and Vice Chairs Rep. Jose Serrano (NY-15), Rep. David Price (NC-04), Rep. Bobby Scott (VA-04), Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18), Rep. Grace Napolitano (CA-32), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), Rep. Jackie Speier (CA-14), Rep. Richard Nolan (MN-08), Rep. David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Rep.

Jul 26, 2018 Press Release
Legislation helps provide economic development opportunity

Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his legislation providing a plan to restore land on Mare Island that the U.S. Navy previously used as a firing range passed as an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act.

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release
Call on President to denounce Putin, support intelligence community

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), a Vietnam combat veteran, joined other military veteran members of Congress, including Rep. Peter DeFazio (OR-04), Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Rep. Ted Lieu (CA-33), Rep. Anthony Brown (MD-04), and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) in denouncing the President’s rhetoric at a summit with Putin in Helsinki.

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release
Bills marked up in committee don't address long-term impacts of sabotage

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) slammed Republican efforts in a House Ways and Means Committee markup to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by repealing the employer mandate, undermining access to care for patients with pre-existing conditions, and ignoring the long-term impact of Administration-led sabotage of our health care system.

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Jul 6, 2018 Press Release
Calls on HHS to open its doors and stop hiding

Napa – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) sent the following letter to the U.S.

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release
Bill provides for restoration and maintenance of historic cemetery

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that AMVETS (American Veterans) has endorsed his bipartisan bill to repair the Mare Island Cemetery. AMVETS has more than 250,000 members across our nation and has served veterans and their families for more than 70 years. 

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Jun 27, 2018 Press Release
Condemn Family Separation Policy, Call for Children to Be Reunited Immediately

Washington – Today Representatives Mike Thompson (CA-05), Doris Matsui (CA-06), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), and Brad Sherman (CA-30) released the following joint statement after visiting a facility in Virginia that houses children separated from their parents at the border as a result of the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy.

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release
CA-05 students can apply for nation's military academies

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is now accepting nominations for our nation’s military service academies from students ages 17-23 from California’s Fifth Congressional District.

Jun 20, 2018 Press Release
26 sign open statement regarding negative impact on children

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) along with 25 faith leaders from around California’s Fifth Congressional District, released the following statement condemning in the strongest terms the Administration’s directive that separates children from their families at the border. Text of the statement, including signatories, is as follows:

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release
Encourages CA-05 students to compete

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced his 2018 Summer Reading Challenge for students through eighth grade in California’s Fifth Congressional District.