Honored for their work serving foster youth
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his nominees, Shelby Means and Chad DeLaca, have been selected as the 2019 “Angels 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.
Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California.
Resolution marks next step in inquiry process
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.Res. 660, a resolution codifying the ongoing impeachment inquiry and outlining the next steps toward public hearings and further transparency. Thompson released the following statement after the vote, which passed 232 to 196.
CONNECT Act works to expand access to telehealth services
Washington – Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Co-Chair of the Congressional Telehealth Caucus, along with fellow Co-Chairs Rep. Peter Welch (VT-AL), Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) and Rep David Schweikert (AZ-06), announced the introduction of the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act.
Funding to assist with staffing increases for region
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Sonoma Valley Fire and Rescue Authority (SVFRA) Chief Stephen Akre announced a $3,382,458 Federal grant has been awarded to SVFRA through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s SAFER program.
Washington – Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement on the two-year anniversary of the mass shooting in Las Vegas near the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino:
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement regarding information brought to light by a whistleblower in the Intelligence Community and found to be serious and credible by the Intelligence Community Inspector General concerning potential interactions between the President of the United States and the President of Ukraine.
Bill honors cyclist's contributions as an athlete and activist
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that his bipartisan bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to cyclist Greg LeMond has passed the House. This bill now heads to the Senate for consideration. A statement from Thompson and LeMond are below.