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Mike Thompson's Public Statements

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
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
March 24, 2014 Representative Mike Thompson's Bill to Provide Expedited Tax Relief for Donations to Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Efforts Passes House
March 24, 2014 Bipartisan Phillipines Charitable Giving Assistance Act on the Way to President Obama for Signature
March 24, 2014 Philippines Charitable Giving Assistance Act
March 24, 2014 Representative Mike Thompson's Bill to Provide Expedited Tax Relief for Donations to Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Efforts Passes House
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 18, 2014 Benicia Herald: Another Water Plan in the Mix
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 13, 2014 Thompson Introduces Comprehensive Drought Relief Bill
March 12, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson Leads Call Against President's Proposed Cuts to Local Clean Energy Royalties
March 11, 2014 Reps. Join President Obama at White House Ceremony Permanently Protecting Point Arena-Stornetta Public Lands
March 10, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson Announces Critical Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Study Included in U.S. Army Corps FY14 Work Plan
March 6, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Changes to Affordable Care Act Enrollment Process
March 6, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson Introduces Legislation Transferring Management of Lake Berryessa to Bureau of Land Management
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 4, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid - Bipartisan Lawmakers Defend Medicare
Feb. 27, 2014 Letter to Bill Shuster, Chairman, House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Barabara Boxer, Chairman, House Committee on Environment and Public Works - Water Resources Development Act
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Sustained Support for NIF
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Northern California Lawmakers push for better drought legislation
Feb. 5, 2014 Joint Statement By California Democrats Against Water Grab
Feb. 5, 2014 Sacramento-San Joaquin Valley Emergency Water Delivery Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Thompson's Legislation to Enhance Conservtion and Incentivize Responsible Farming Practices to be Sighed into Law
Feb. 4, 2014 Reps. Thompson, Eshoo Introduce Legislation to Make Health Insurance More Affordable for Families in High Cost Areas
Feb. 3, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Don't Squeeze Taxpayers with More Debt Ceiling Brinksmanship
Jan. 30, 2014 Reps. Thompson, Lowenthal, and Esty Put Gun Violence Issue at Forefront
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, Department of Labor - California's Delayed Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Jan. 29, 2014 Reps. Lowenthal, Thompson, and Esty Put Gun Violence Issue at Forefront
Jan. 29, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson's Legislation to Enhance Conservation and Incentivize Responsible Farming Practices Passes House
Jan. 28, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to House and Senate Committees on Agriculture - Protect Against Agriculture Tariffs
Jan. 22, 2014 California Congress Members Respond to National Review Story on California Drought, Delta Smelt
Jan. 22, 2014 California Congress Members' Statements on California Water Bill Proposed Today
Jan. 17, 2014 Rep. Mike Thompson's Legislation Requiring DOD to Only Buy American-Made Flags to be Signed Into Law
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearings on Funding Options for the Federal Highway Trust Fund
Jan. 14, 2014 Chairman Thompson Statement on NICS Funding in Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Peter Lee, Executive Director, Covered California - Up Hispanic Outreach
Jan. 10, 2014 Benicia Herald - Rep. Praises Vote on Unemployment Benefits Extension
Jan. 10, 2014 Lake County News -- Thompson: $64.8 Million Drained from California Economy Due to Unemployment Benefits Lapse
Jan. 8, 2014 Lake County News -- Garamendi, Thompson Laud Senate Vote to Consider Extending Emergency Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 6, 2014 Sonoma Index-Tribune -- Thompson Lauds Moves to Strengthen Gun Background Checks
Jan. 4, 2014 Thompson Issues Statement Supporting Background Checks Actions
Dec. 22, 2013 Lake County News - Thompson Legislation Improving TBI, PTS Treatment Options for Troops, Vets to be Signed Into Law
Dec. 20, 2013 Napa Valley Register - Federal Bill May Aid Soldiers at the Pathway Home By Register Staff
Dec. 14, 2013 Sacramento Bee - Viewpoints: After Sandy Hook Shooting, People Said Something Must be Done
Dec. 13, 2013 Sens. Hirono, Heller, Reps. Swalwell, Thompson Introduce Bill to Provide Expedited Tax Relief for Donations to Typhoon Haiyan Recovery Efforts
Dec. 12, 2013 Rep. Mike Thompson Votes to Pass Bipartisan Budget Deal
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