Tag: Mike Thompson

U.S. Representatives address gun violence in town hall at AHS

U.S. Representatives address gun violence in town hall at AHS

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The U.S. House of Representatives likely would approve House Bill 8, which would strengthen background checks for gun sales, said its sponsor, Mike Thompson, who represents part of Martinez in the House. It has more cosigners than the minimum number of votes to pass, he said. Thompson (D-Napa) and U.S. Rep. Mark […]

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Thompson co-sponsors Green New Deal

Thompson co-sponsors Green New Deal

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is an original cosponsor of the Green New Deal, legislation that outlines broad recommendations on how to aggressively address the threat of climate change over the next decade. A statement from Thompson on his support is below. “Climate change is the most existential threat we face today. I […]

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Thompson announces Gun Violence Prevention Task Force leaders

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Gun Violence Prevention Task Force for the 116th Congress will have two new vice chairpersons and four new whips, Task Force Chairperson and U.S. Representative Mike Thompson has announced. Thompson, the Napa Democrat who represents a portion of Martinez, has led the task force since its establishment shortly after the tragic active shooter massacre […]

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Thompson invites doctor to State Of Union address

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

A doctor who barely survived being shot as a teenager will be the guest of U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-California 05) at the State of the Union Address. Thompson, whose district includes a portion of Martinez, is the chairperson of the House’s Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. His guest is Dr. Joseph V. Sakran, assistant […]

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U.S. Reps to lead gun violence town hall Feb. 9

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – U.S. Representatives Mark DeSaulnier (D-Calif. 11) and Mike Thompson (D-Calif. 5) will lead a gun violence dialogue town hall Feb. 9 at Alhambra High School. Both DeSaulnier and Thompson have districts that include portions of Martinez. The announcement released by DeSaulnier said acts of gun violence have continued to impact communities across […]

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Thompson condemns shooting in Thousand Oaks, calls for immediate action in 116th congress

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Washington – Today Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after the tragic mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. “Yet again, a nation stands horrified at a mass shooting. Young people trying to enjoy a night of music and friendship were gunned down […]

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Residents, businesspeople unload mail complaints at Town Hall

Residents, businesspeople unload mail complaints at Town Hall

| August 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez residents and business owners used Wednesday’s town hall meeting with their U.S. Reps. Mike Thompson and Mark Desaulnier and Postmaster Jeanette Davis to air their frustrations with mail delivery – or lack of it. Members of Martinez City Council also were present to hear the complaints, many of which they’ve been […]

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Martinez post office town hall tonight

| August 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson and Rep. Mark DeSaulnier have organized a town hall meeting Aug. 22 that will let the public comment or ask questions of representatives of the Martinez post office. Residents have had concerns about their mail delivery for some time. Prior to the April 4 City Council meeting, some […]

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Officials react to possible immigration detention camp at Concord Naval Weapons Station

Officials react to possible immigration detention camp at Concord Naval Weapons Station

| June 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

Officials in Concord as well as U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier have reacted to a report that the federal government may be eying the Concord Naval Weapons Station as a site to house up to 45,000 undocumented immigrants. U.S. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier, whose District 11 includes Concord and part of Martinez, has joined other San Francisco […]

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Martinez scholars among county’s 2018 Student Leaders of the Year

Martinez scholars among county’s 2018 Student Leaders of the Year

| May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Rep Mike Thompson, Kate Wohlford, Juliet Stephenson, Harmony Soffe, and Phoebe Tang. Several Alhambra High School students are among those chosen the 2018 Student leaders of the Year for Contra Costa County, U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson has announced. Among the six chosen for the recognition are Juliet Stephenson, Harmony Soffer, Phebe Tang and Kate […]

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