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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Bennie G. Thompson
Office: U.S. House (MS) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 04/13/1993
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: London; 1 Child: BendaLonne
Birth Date: 01/28/1948
Birth Place: Bolton, MS
Home City: Bolton, MS
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
May 21, 2014 Hearing of the Counterterrorism & Intelligence and Cybersecurity Subcommittee and the Infrastructure Protection & Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House National Security Committee - Assessing Persistent and Emerging Cyber Threats to the U.S. Homeland
April 28, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers and Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations; Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations; and Peter Visclosky Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations and Subcommittee on Defense
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Save the LCS program
Dec. 11, 2013 McCaul, Meehan, Thompson, Clarke Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee - Bridging the Gap Between Cybersecurity and Emergency Management
Aug. 31, 2013 Thompson Statement on Syria Briefing
July 22, 2013 WMD Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2013
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The EMP: Examining the Consequences"
July 26, 2012 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Preventing Nuclear Terrorism: Does DHS have an Effective and Efficient Nuclear Detection Strategy?"
July 25, 2012 Letter to Mr. Speaker and Chairs of the Committees
July 12, 2012 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Securing Ammonium Nitrate: Using Lessons Learned in Afghanistan to Protect the Homeland from IEDs"
July 12, 2012 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Securing Ammonium Nitrate: Using Lessons Learned in Afghanistan to Protect the Homeland from IEDs"
May 30, 2012 WMD Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2012
May 30, 2012 Mass Transit Intelligence Prioritization Act
May 9, 2012 House Homeland Security Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Help Guard Against a Weapons of Mass Destruction Attack
April 26, 2012 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 24, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight, Investigations, and Management Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - America is Under Cyber Attack: Why Urgent Action is Needed
April 18, 2012 Joint Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee and the House Homeland Security Committee - Markup of H.R. 3674 - the PRECISE Act of 2011
April 16, 2012 Roll Call - Thompson: Nation Needs to Be Proactive on Cybersecurity
March 27, 2012 Letter to Leon E. Panetta, Secretary of Defense
Dec. 15, 2011 Legislation to Allow Congressional Nominations to the U.S. Coast Guard
Dec. 6, 2011 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Hearing on Draft Legislative Proposal on Cybersecurity"
Nov. 19, 2011 Homeland Security Today - Thompson Introduces New Cybersecurity Bill
Oct. 21, 2011 Thompson Statement on the Withdrawal of Troops from Iraq
Sept. 30, 2011 Thompson Statement on the Killing of al Qaeda Leader Anwar al-Awlaki
Sept. 14, 2011 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "United States Secret Service: Examining Protective and Investigative Missions and Challenges in 2012"
Sept. 8, 2011 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Attacks of September 11th: Where are We Today"
July 26, 2011 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Last Line of Defense: Federal, State, and Local Efforts to Prevent Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism...
June 24, 2011 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Examining the Homeland Security Impact of the Obama Administration's Cybersecurity Proposal"
May 26, 2011 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Unlocking the SAFETY Act's Potential to Promote Technology and Combat Terrorism"
May 25, 2011 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Threats to the American Homeland after Killing Bin Laden: An Assessment"
May 24, 2011 Letter to Peter King, Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security - Oversight Hearings
May 12, 2011 Thompson on White House Cybersecurity Proposal
May 10, 2011 Letter to Chairman McKeon
May 10, 2011 Lieberman, King, Collins, Thompson Stress Value of Sharing Names of Airline Passengers to Deter Terrorist Travel
May 3, 2011 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Threat to the U.S. Homeland Emanating from Pakistan"
May 2, 2011 Thompson Statement on Killing of Osama bin Laden
April 8, 2011 Department of Defense and Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Nov. 18, 2010 H.R. 6423, The ``Homeland Security Cyber And Physical Infrastructure Protection Act 0f 2010''
Nov. 18, 2010 HSToday - Thompson Introduces New Cybersecurity Bill
Nov. 17, 2010 Thompson, Harman, Clarke Introduce Cyber Legislation
Oct. 13, 2010 Letter to the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
June 9, 2010 Grid Reliability and Infrastructure Defense Act
Dec. 17, 2009 First Responder Anti-Terrorism Training Resources Act
Dec. 2, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Homeland Security - "The United States Secret Service And Presidential Protection: An Examination Of A System Failure."
Dec. 1, 2009 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript
Oct. 22, 2009 Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3619, Coast Guard Authorization Act Of 2010
June 22, 2009 Letter To Barack Obama, President Of The United States - Suspend "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"
April 30, 2009 Press Conference With Senator Joseph Lieberman; Represenative Bennie Thompson; Representative Peter King
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