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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

Press Releases

Apr 18, 2019 Press Release
Calls for release of full document, public testimony from Mueller

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement in reaction to the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election, a redacted version of which was delivered to Congress today.

Apr 11, 2019 Press Release
Part of recovery from October 2017 fires

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded more than $1.4 million to the Santa Rosa City Schools to help rebuild the Hidden Valley Satellite school and Alba Lane Farm, an educational farm used by Santa Rosa High School.

Apr 11, 2019 Press Release
Bill expands workforce opportunities

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Chairman Mike Thompson (D-CA), Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY), Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), Rep Tom Rice (R-SC), and Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-NY) announced the introduction of H.R.

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Apr 9, 2019 Press Release
Bill advances out of Ways and Means Committee

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), who serves on the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, voted to advance out of committee H.R. 2113, the Prescription Drug Sunshine, Transparency, Accountability and Reporting (STAR) Act.

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Apr 8, 2019 Press Release
Provides tax certainty for motorsports industry

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Chairman Rep.

Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
Bill would exclude mitigation incentives from federal taxation

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05), Rep.

Apr 3, 2019 Press Release
Previously wrote to IRS, discussed need for clarity with Mnuchin

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued much-needed guidance clarifying that tax-exempt Private Activity Bonds (PABs) can be used to help finance housing projects for veterans, farmworkers and other populations.

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Apr 2, 2019 Press Release
Bills reported out of the House Committee on Ways and Means

Washington – Today House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to advance several, bipartisan proposals out of the full Ways and Means Committee.

Apr 1, 2019 Press Release
Bipartisan request made by record 46 Members

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) led a letter requesting the Department of Defense be required to only purchase American flags made in the United States. This letter was signed by 46 Members of Congress from both parties and text is included below.  

Mar 29, 2019 Press Release
188 Members agree on strong funding for background checks system

Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that a record 188 Members of Congress have signed his letter to appropriators requesting strong funding for the National Instant Background Checks System (NICS).