Thompson Slams GOP Efforts to Undermine ACA 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.
Thompson and DeSaulnier Visit Child Detention Facility in North Bay Continue call for HHS to reunite families as soon as possible
Vallejo – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) released the following statement after visiting a Health and Human Services (HHS) facility in Pleasant Hill for immigrant minors.
Thompson Blasts Administration for Denying Visit to Children Detention Facilities Thompson 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. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar following the Department’s decision to deny his request to visit children detention facilities in our region despite following HHS’ protocol.
AMVETS Endorses Thompson’s Mare Island Cemetery Legislation 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.
Thompson, Matsui, Panetta, and Sherman Visit Facility for Separated Minors 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.
Thompson Now Accepting 2019 Service Academy Nominations 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. Schools requiring nominations include the United States Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy at West Point, and the United States Naval Academy.
Thompson, Faith Leaders Strongly Condemn Administration’s Family Separation Policy 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:
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced his 2018 Summer Reading Challenge for students through eighth grade in California’s Fifth Congressional District.
Thompson Announces $15 Million in Federal Funding for Napa Airport 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.
Thompson Announces Service Academy Appointees Students selected for high academic achievement, community service
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced he has nominated 5 students as service academy appointees from the Fifth Congressional District. Students are candidates to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.