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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Education

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
Issue Position: Education
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - How Data Mining Threatens Student Privacy
April 15, 2013 Congressman Thompson Sends Letter Urging Department Of Labor To Terminate Proposal To Reduce Job Corps Centers Across The Nation
April 12, 2013 Letter to Seth Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength
April 27, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Withdraw Proposed "Gainful Employment" Regulation
Sept. 10, 2010 Congressman Thompson Reiterates Need for Education and Health Care Funding
April 15, 2010 Letter to The Honorable John M. Spratt, Chairman Of House Committee On The Budget, and The Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Ranking Member Of House Committee On The Budget
May 31, 2007 Concressman Bennie G. Thompson Names Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Spouses Education Scholarship And Cherrios Brand Health Initiative
Feb. 22, 2007 Congressman Thompson Announces Alcorn State University And Monsanto Partnership
Jan. 24, 2007 Congressman Thomspon On The 2007 SOTU
June 23, 2005 Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
July 1, 2004 Congressman Thompson To Host Town Hall Meeting: Focus On Columbia And Oakley Training Schools
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Education
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