June 26, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the Supreme Court released a decision stripping states of the right to set sensible firearm rules. New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen concerns a New York state law that requires anyone who wants a license to carry a concealed handgun to show “proper cause” for the license.
June 25, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 6538, the Bipartisan Active Shooter Alert Act. This bill would create an AMBER Alert-style system allowing law enforcement to alert the public of nearby active shooters. Rep. Thompson is an original co-sponsor of H.R. 6538.
June 24, 2022
Washington – Today, House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chair Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the bipartisan group of senators, led by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), introduced the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.
Thompson Votes to Protect and Conserve America’s Wildlife and Support California Conservation EffortsJune 17, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 2773, the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), a bipartisan conservation bill that will amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Act and provide $1.3 billion to assist in conserving, restoring and protecting wildlife and wildlife habitat in California, territories, Tribal lands, and other states across the nation. This legislation is one of the most significant investments in wildlife and habitat conservation in a generation.
June 16, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted for bipartisan legislation to ease the burden of rising costs on California farms, small businesses, and families while also boosting American exporters’ ability to efficiently deliver products to the global marketplace. The Ocean Shipping Reform Act will crack down on exorbitant fees being charged by international shipping companies and prevent American-made goods from being left on the dock. Previously passed by the Senate, this legislation now heads to the President’s desk.
June 15, 2022
Washington – Today, House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chair Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after a bipartisan group of senators, led by Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), announced an agreement to combat gun violence.
June 12, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 2377, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act. This bill is a combination of the provisions of H.R. 2377 (Rep. McBath) and H.R. 3480 (Rep. Carbajal).
Thompson Votes to Pass Water Resources Development Act to Authorize Key Funding For California Fifth District Water ProjectsJune 12, 2022
Washington – Last night, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 7776, the Water Resources Development Act of 2022, legislation that will authorize crucial investments in America’s ports, inland waterways, flood management systems, ecosystems, and other water resources infrastructure. WRDA 2022 will support our local economy and keep California competitive, while carrying out projects in an environmentally and socially responsible way. Now that WRDA has passed the House, the legislation must pass the Senate to ensure that WRDA 2022 is signed into law.
Thompson, Giffords, Hayes, Crow, Responsible Gun Owners Call for Federal Action on Gun Violence PreventionJune 11, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), Giffords Courage Senior Advisor and former firearms executive Ryan Busse, Rep. Jahana Hayes (CT-05), and Rep. Jason Crow (CO-06) held a press conference on Capitol Hill calling for the pressing need to pass federal legislation to end gun violence and help save lives.
June 11, 2022
Washington – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)’s H.R. 7910, the Protecting Our Kids Act. Rep. Thompson introduced this bill alongside House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee Chairwoman Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18). This bill joins Rep. Thompson’s H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act, as the most substantial gun violence prevention legislation to pass the House.
June 10, 2022
Napa, CA - U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson released the following statement on his first-place finish in the primary election for California’s 4th Congressional District. Under California’s primary system, the two top vote getters advance to the general election.
“The outpouring of support I received last night is humbling. I was born, grew up, and still live in our district and I consider it the honor of my life to represent our beautiful region in Congress,” said Rep. Mike Thompson.
June 9, 2022
Washington – On May 25, the United States Senate passed Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05)’s H.R. 735, a bill to rename the Cotati Post Office in honor of Arturo Luis Ibleto, the Pasta King. The City of Cotati passed a resolution requesting that Congressman Thompson introduce this bill to honor Art’s life and legacy.
Thompson Introduces Protect Our Kids Act Commonsense Legislation to help end gun violence and save livesJune 4, 2022
Napa - House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Chair Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (NY-10) and House Judiciary Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Subcommittee Chairwoman, Sheila Jackson Lee (TX-18) introduced H.R. 7910, Protecting Our Kids Act. This legislation includes commonsense measures supported by the American people that will help end gun violence and save lives.
May 27, 2022
Napa – Today, House Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce Chair Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after news broke of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas that is reported to have killed 14 students, one teacher, and injured others.
Thompson Presents $1.84 Million Check to Adventist Health St. Helena Hospital for Napa County Deer Park and St. Helena Water SystemMay 26, 2022
St. Helena – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) presented a $1,840,000 check to Adventist Health St. Helena Hospital leaders and Napa County officials for the Napa County Deer Park and St. Helena Hospital water system. This project will improve water infrastructure and increase onsite water storage at Adventist Health St. Helena Hospital, which owns and operates water storage, treatment, and distribution facilities that provide potable water to approximately 660 St. Helena residents and to hospital buildings.
Thompson Statement on Senate Confirmation of Judge Trina Thompson for Northern District of CaliforniaMay 23, 2022
Vallejo – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Trina L. Thompson as judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
$10 Billion in Aid Secured by Thompson Getting to Producers Impacted by Wildfires, Natural Disasters in 2020 and 2021May 20, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that producers and growers in California and across the country are set to receive $10 billion in assistance from the Emergency Relief Program (formerly known as WHIP+, Wildfire and Hurricane Indemnity Program Plus) to recover from the wildfires, droughts, hurricanes, and other eligible disasters experienced during calendar years 2020 and 2021.
May 20, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to invest in workforce development programs and get more Americans into high-paying jobs in in-demand careers.
May 13, 2022
Washington – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) voted to pass H.R. 7691, the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, to provide nearly $40 billion in emergency funding to support the people of Ukraine and to combat the illegal and immoral invasion of their country by Vladimir Putin and Russia.
May 7, 2022
Napa – Today, Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the reporting of a drafted decision from the Supreme Court overruling Roe v. Wade and calling for Planned Parenthood v. Casey to be overruled.