Press Releases

Mar 4, 2020 Press Release
Encourages local high schoolers to submit artwork

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is now accepting submissions for his 2020 Fifth Congressional District Art Competition, which is open to all local high school students. Each year, this competition gives young artists the chance to have their talent recognized.

Mar 3, 2020 Press Release
Invites all eligible local veterans to apply

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he is now accepting applications for the House of Representatives’ paid Wounded Warrior Fellowship. Interested applicants can apply to work in any of Thompson’s district offices, including Napa, Santa Rosa, and Vallejo.

Mar 2, 2020 Press Release
Legislation recognizes Sonoma County’s Contribution to national movement

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the introduction of his bipartisan National Women’s History Month Resolution. This legislation honors the often-forgotten contributions of women and the work to add these stories to our nation’s history.

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Feb 27, 2020 Press Release
Witnesses testify on bipartisan bill to help disaster survivors

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his bipartisan PHONE Act was considered in an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing, a critical step on the way to a House vote. H.R. 1289 would allow residents who lost their homes to natural disasters to keep their phone numbers at no cost to them while they rebuild.

Feb 27, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would expand background checks, save lives

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) marked one year since the House passed H.R. 8, his Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. This legislation would expand background checks and is widely agreed to be the quickest and most effective legislation to help prevent gun violence.

Feb 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) put out the following statement on the deadly shooting in Milwaukee that killed at least six and injured others.

Feb 26, 2020 Press Release
Bipartisan bill would prevent revictimization of disaster survivors

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that H.R. 5953, the bipartisan Preventing Disaster Revictimization Act has been approved by the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and is ready to be considered for a vote by the full House of Representatives.

Feb 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Bipartisan legislation introduced in the House today will ensure the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) does not attempt to take back disaster assistance funds it has mistakenly awarded to victims who applied for the help in good faith and spent the money to begin rebuilding their lives.

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.