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Mike Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

Full Name: Michael 'Mike' C. Thompson
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1998
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Janet; 2 Children: Chris, Jon
Birth Date: 01/24/1951
Birth Place: Saint Helena, CA
Home City: Saint Helena, CA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
June 11, 2014 Thompson, Huffman Amendment to Help Protect Nation's Food Supply in Wake of Rancho Recall Passes House
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
Feb. 4, 2014 Thompson's Legislation to Enhance Conservtion and Incentivize Responsible Farming Practices to be Sighed into Law
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson's Legislation to Enhance Conservation and Incentivize Responsible Farming Practices Passes House
Sept. 25, 2013 Rep. Mike Thompson Announces More Than $800,000 in USDA Specialty Crop Grants to Help Create New Economic Opportunities, Grow Local Markets
Sept. 18, 2013 Reps. Thompson, Blumenauer, Other Conservation Leaders in Congress Urge Adoption of Senate Language in Farm Bill Conference
Sept. 17, 2013 Letter to Speak Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, Minority Leader Pelosi, Minority Whip Hoyer, and Chairmen Lucas - Adoption of Senate Language in Farm Bill Conference
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
Aug. 1, 2013 Thompson Statement on House Republican's $40 Billion Cuts in Nutrition Only Farm Bill
June 20, 2013 Thompson, Bipartisn Coalition of House Members Vote Down Harmful GOP Farm Bill
June 5, 2013 Reps. Mike Thompson, Jeff Fortenberry Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Conservation and Incentivize Responsible Farming Practices
June 15, 2012 Honoring the 150th Anniversary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture
Feb. 29, 2012 Representatives Reject Water Bill That Would Devastate Bay-Delta Economy, Environment
Nov. 10, 2011 Sen. Merkley, Rep. Mike Thompson Introduce Klamath Basin Economic Restoration Act
Oct. 4, 2011 Congressman McNerney Fights For The Delta Region
Sept. 21, 2011 Rep. Mike Thompson Applauds Klamath River Study Results, Welcomes Salazar's Reemphasis of Agreements
May 26, 2011 Rep. Mike Thompson Introduces Bill to Conserve Agricultural Lands and Open Spaces
Feb. 16, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Jan. 20, 2011 Congressman Thompson Reintroduces Legislation to Help Family Farms
Oct. 19, 2010 Letter to David R. Obey, Chair, and Jerry Lewis, Ranking member, of the Committee on Appropriations
July 26, 2010 DeFazio, Thompson Urge Protections for West Coast Fishermen and Coastal Communities
June 23, 2010 Letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack
June 3, 2010 Thompson Introduces Estate Tax Relief Bill
July 10, 2009 Important Research Programs for Agriculture Passed By House
March 31, 2009 Landmark Agriculture and Open Space Conservation Bill Introduced
May 14, 2008 Rep. Thompson's Bills to Protect Land and Wildlife Included in Farm Bill
Sept. 20, 2007 Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007
June 19, 2007 Representatives Solis and Lee Lead Effort to Support Healthy Foods in the 2007 Farm Bill
May 10, 2007 Agricultural Disaster Assistance and Western States Emergency Unfinished Business Appropriations Act, 2007
Aug. 17, 2006 Landmark Agriculture Conservation Measure Signed Into Law
Aug. 11, 2006 U.S. Congress Commemorates 30th Anniversary of "Wine Tasting Heard 'Round the World"
Aug. 5, 2006 Congress Approves Provision Aimed at Conserving America's Agricultural Lands, Improving the Environment
July 28, 2006 Introduction of H.R. 233-Northern California Coastal wild Heritage Wilderness Act
July 24, 2006 Northeren California Coastal wild Heritage Wildreness act
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
April 6, 2006 Bush Administration's Gross Mismanagement of Klamath Led to Shortened Salmon Season
Sept. 29, 2004 In Recognition of the 100th Anniversary of Kunde Estate Winery and Vineyards
June 17, 2004 Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Wine and Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Wine Issues
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