Thompson Votes to Pass the Lower Drug Costs Now Act Bill will reduce cost of medications, expand Medicare
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health, voted to pass H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. As statement from Thompson on the vote is below.
Thompson Votes to Pass Bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Thompson Votes to Pass Bipartisan Farm Workforce Modernization Act Bill establishes program for agricultural workersAct Bill establishes program for agricultural workers to earn legal status
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced the House passage of the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, bipartisan legislation he cosponsored to give a path to legal status for agricultural workers. This bill is strongly supported by local growers, farmers and farmworker groups alike. Thompson released the following statement after the vote.
Thompson, DeGette, Johnson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Reauthorize USADA Bill helps to promote Anti-Doping efforts in sports
Washington –Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Rep. Dianna DeGette (CO-01) and Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) announced introduction of a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and promote clean competition in national sporting.
Thompson Lauds Newly Negotiated USMCA Trade Agreement as Member of Working Group Democrats unveil updated deal with stronger protections for American workers, economy and environment
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), a member of the House United States Mexico Canada (USMCA) Trade Agreement Working Group, stood in support of the recently-released and newly-negotiated trade agreement between the three nations. A statement from Thompson is below.
Rep. Mike Thompson to Seek Reelection to Represent Fifth Congressional District Humbled at widespread support from across district
(NAPA, CA) – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson announced that he has filed to run for reelection in the Fifth Congressional District, which includes all of Napa County and parts of Lake, Sonoma, Solano and Contra Costa Counties.
Thompson, Eshoo, Lofgren, Matsui, Bera, Huffman Swalwell, DeSaulnier, Khanna, Panetta Announce Bill to Make Electrical Grid Better Able to Withstand disasters Bill would help mitigate risk in light of public safety power shutoffs
Washington – 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. Eric Swalwell (CA-15), Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17), and Rep. Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) – announced plans to introduce a bill to improve the infrastructure of our nation’s electrical grid so it is better able to withstand extreme weather and natural disasters. This bill would help deliver energy for residents that is consistent and reliable. Plans for this bill were announced in light of recent Public Safety Power Shutoffs conducted by Pacific Gas and Electric that have left millions of Californians without power.
Chairman Thompson, 132 Democratic Members Urge Senate Action on House-Passed Bills in Wake of Deadly Shootings Bipartisan legislation would help prevent gun violence
Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) and 132 Members of the House Democratic Caucus wrote to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urging him to hold a vote on H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Check Act of 2019 and H.R. 1112, the Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019. Both passed the House with bipartisan support more than 260 days ago and have been blocked from Senate consideration despite widespread public support.
Thompson, Wittman Bill to Extend North American Wetlands Conservation Act Passes the House Bipartisan legislation conserves critical habitats
Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Rep. Rob Wittman (VA-01) announced that their bill H.R. 925, the North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (NAWCA) has passed the House and is ready for consideration in the Senate. This bipartisan bill authorizes $60 million each year for habitat restoration and conservation projects nation-wide.
Chairman Thompson, Ways and Means Democrats Unveil Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now Act Bill expands and creates new renewable energy tax incentives
Washington – Today House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) and Committee Democrats released a discussion draft of the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act. This draft legislation is a comprehensive approach to tackling climate change by using the tax code to extend and expand renewable energy use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Washington – Today Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chairman Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after a shooting in Fresno, California at a family event that killed four and injured at least six others.