Thompson Announces Art Competition Grand Prize Winner Student’s art to represent CA-05 in Washington for one year
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that Stephanie Simbol of Jesse Bethel High School is the Grand Prize Winner of the 5th Congressional District’s 2018 Art Competition. She will be honored at a ceremony in Washington next month and her piece, Precedent, will hang in the U.S. Capitol for the coming year.
Thompson Leads Call to Keep Local Clean Energy Incentives Urges President to reverse cuts in budget proposal for FY19
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) urged the President to maintain royalty payments to counties for geothermal energy production that help boost clean energy development and support local economies in counties like Lake and Sonoma Counties in his district. Geothermal royalty payments are eliminated in the White House’s budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019. He was joined by seven other Democrats and Republicans.
Thompson Announces Art Competition Finalist for Lake County Finalists will compete for grand prize for CA-05
Napa – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that local judges selected Taylor Paulich from Kelseyville High School as the Lake County finalist in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for her piece, In the Zone
Thompson Announces Art Competition Finalist for Napa County Finalists will compete for grand prize for CA-05
Napa – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that local judges selected Angie Correa from Vintage High School as the Napa County finalist in the 2018 Congressional Art Competition for her piece, Hand in Hand.
Thompson Urges “No Riders” in Appropriations Bill That Negatively Impact Gun Violence Prevention Laws Record number of bipartisan supporters on letter to Congressional leaders
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that 131 other members of both parties support his effort to prevent harmful and last-minute legislative language or riders that could undo or prevent progress on work to prevent violence.
Thompson Announces Wounded Warrior Fellowship Available in DC, District Offices Eligible veterans are encouraged to apply
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he will accept applications for a fellow through the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Program. Interested applicants can apply to work in any of Thompson’s offices, including in Napa, Santa Rosa, Vallejo, and Washington, DC
Thompson Celebrates Passage of Disaster Relief, Passenger Protections in FAA Reauthorization Provisions included assistance for fire recovery efforts
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) lauded the passage of a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration for six years that included his amendment to ensure FEMA mitigation funding can be used to help rebuild and recover from last year’s wildfires, and parts of his legislation to strengthen passenger protections.
Thompson Recognizes Tamara Jones as 2018 Woman of the Year in Napa County Recognized for her relief efforts during 2017 fires
Napa, CA – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) formally announced Tamara Jones as this year’s Woman of the Year in Napa County. Thompson accepted nominations in February from across the Fifth Congressional District for his annual awards honoring women who make exceptional impacts in our community.
Thompson Sponsors Legislation to Outline Limitations for use of Military Force in Middle East. Resolution limited to three years, replaces prior authorization
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), announced he would cosponsor a resolution to define limited terms for the use of military force in the Middle East.
Washington, DC—Today, Reps. Mike Thompson (CA-05) applauded the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s announcement that federal funds for October wildfire debris removal were authorized at 90 percent of total eligible costs: