Thompson, Newhouse, Costa, Panetta, Axne, and 17 Members Introduce Reauthorization for the Emergency Relief ProgramAugust 8, 2022
Washington – This week, Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Dan Newhouse (WA-04), Jim Costa (CA-16), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Cindy Axne (IA-03) and 17 members introduced legislation to reauthorize the Emergency Relief Program (formerly known as WHIP+) for natural disasters that occurred in 2022. The ERP offers critical assistance to agricultural producers, including grapegrowers, whose crops were impacted by smoke taint.
August 1, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass the Wildfire Response and Drought Resiliency Act, legislation that will help to address wildfires, drought, and the climate crisis.
July 31, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted for H.R. 4346, The CHIPS and Science Act. This bipartisan legislation makes historic investments to surge production of American-made semiconductors, tackle supply chain vulnerabilities, bolster America’s scientific research and technological leadership, and strengthen America’s economic and national security. Many of these provisions passed the House in February as part of the America COMPETES Act.
July 31, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Joe Manchin announced the Inflation Reduction Act, a historic package to lower costs for families, address the climate crisis, and cut the deficit.