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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
July 29, 2014 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Examining TSA's Management of the Screening Partnership Program
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
Feb. 28, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
Dec. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Help Wanted at DHS: Implications of Leadership Vacancies on the Mission and Morale
July 30, 2013 Report: TSA Must Apply Misconduct Policies Uniformly
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
June 2, 2013 Thompson Statement On Supreme Court Affirmative Action Decision
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 15, 2013 Congressman Thompson Sends Letter Urging Department Of Labor To Terminate Proposal To Reduce Job Corps Centers Across The Nation
Aug. 2, 2012 Thompson Statement on Agreement for TSA Worker Protections
June 26, 2012 Transportation Worker Identification Process Reform Act
Sept. 9, 2011 Letter to Chairman Camp
Nov. 17, 2010 Letter To Jacqueline Berrien, Chair of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Possible Discrimination Against the Unemployed
Feb. 26, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Bring GM to Negotiating Table and Save Delphi Pensions
Dec. 17, 2009 Authority To Convert Certain Overseas Limited Appointments To Permanent Appointments
March 7, 2008 Report Finds Diversity in Leadership at DHS Lacking
Oct. 2, 2007 Letter to Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Re: Failure to Implement TWIC
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Jobs and Economy
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