Letter follows deadly attacks on Bay Area constituents linked to those associated with the radical movement
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) wrote to FBI Director Chris Wray asking for further action to prevent violence by members of the so-called Boogaloo Boys and a report to Congress on any current or planned investigations into the group.
Local students selected for excellence in academics, public service
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that five local students have been nominated and accepted offers to our nation’s military service academies, including U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the U.S. Naval Academy. A statement from Thompson is below.
Bill to help power grid better withstand extreme weather events
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Members of the Bay Area Delegation – Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Rep. Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Rep. Doris Matsui (CA-06), Rep. Ami Bera (CA-07), Rep. Jared Huffman (CA-02), Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), Rep.
Bipartisan military veteran members join the call
Washington – Today Co-Chair of the Military Veterans Caucus Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) led a bipartisan group of 8 Members of the Military Veterans Caucus in a letter asking Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to develop a plan to rename military bases currently named after Confederate leaders. The letter was signed by Representatives Bobby L. Rush (IL-01), Ted W.
Winning piece to hang in the U.S. Capitol for the next year
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that local judges have selected Allison Patrick from Alhambra High School in Contra Costa County as the 2020 Congressional Art Competition Grand Prize Winner. Her piece, Black Water Lilies, which is a paper and light abstract photograph, will hang in the Capitol for the next year.
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) put out the following statement in response to an officer-involved shooting in Vallejo earlier this week, the details of which were just released today.
Encourages all CA-05 pre-K through 8 students to join
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the beginning of his 2020 Summer Reading Challenge open to students through eighth grade who live in the Fifth Congressional District. A statement from Thompson is below.
Funding awarded through the CARES Act
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Solano County Transit (SolTrans) announced a $2.6 million Federal Transit Administration grant to help with operation recovery and expand cleaning efforts on SolTrans route during the Coronavirus crisis.
Legislation improves flexibility of Paycheck Protection Program
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 7010, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act. This bipartisan bill was introduced to improve the small business assistance programs launched in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic and help get assistance to the businesses that need them the most. A statement from Thompson is below.
Legislation boosts state and local governments, invests in relief efforts to help working families
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act. This is the fifth Coronavirus relief bill passed by the House since March and includes critical provisions for which Thompson advocated to provide relief for state and local governments, food assistance and to help small businesses keep their lights on. A statement from Thompson is below.