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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Funds will be used to repair and repave critical runway
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Department of Transportation has awarded Napa County $15 million in federal funding for runway repairs at the Napa County Airport.
Legislation would help restore and maintain cemetery
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that The American Legion has endorsed his bill to transfer control of the Mare Island Cemetery in Vallejo to the Department of Veterans Affairs so it can be maintained for future generations.
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