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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Healthcare
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 27, 2012 Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act
June 28, 2012 Thompson Release Statement on Supreme Court Decision Upholding Health Care Reform
April 17, 2012 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Taking Measure of Countermeasures (Part 3): Protecting the Protectors
March 29, 2012 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request for the Department Homeland Security's Office of Health Affairs"
Nov. 22, 2011 Letter to Chairmen Leahy and Granger, and Ranking Members Graham and Lowey
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
May 12, 2011 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Taking Measure of Countermeasures (Part 2): A Review of Efforts to Protect the Homeland through Distribution and Dispensing of..."
March 17, 2011 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Ensuring Effective Preparedness, Response, and Recovery for Events Impacting Health Security"
Feb. 14, 2011 Lawmakers Suggest Extension of Chemical Security Regulations
Jan. 19, 2011 Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act
Jan. 19, 2011 Thompson Opposes Repeal of the Affordable Care Act
Sept. 10, 2010 Congressman Thompson Reiterates Need for Education and Health Care Funding
July 29, 2010 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Global Fund to Fight AIDS
March 21, 2010 Thompson Supports Health Insurance Reform
Nov. 16, 2009 Affordable Health Care For America Act
Nov. 10, 2009 Congressman Thompson Votes To Reform Health Care
Oct. 27, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, And Science And Technology Of The House Committee On Homeland Security- "Real-Time Assessment Of The Federal Response To Pandemic Influenza"
July 29, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Homeland Security - "Beyond Readiness: An Examination Of The Current Status And Future Outlook Of The National Response To Pandemic Influenza
Dec. 13, 2007 Thompson Questions Bush on Pandemic Flu Preparednes
Nov. 5, 2007 Introduction of the Safe and Healthy Emergency Housing Act of 2007
Nov. 1, 2007 GAO Responds to Thompson and Gregg's Call for Evaluation of Pandemic Preparedness
July 11, 2007 Congressman Thompson Pleased WIth DHS Progress On NBAF
June 7, 2007 Letter To President George W. Bush
May 31, 2007 Concressman Bennie G. Thompson Names Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) Spouses Education Scholarship And Cherrios Brand Health Initiative
April 25, 2007 HHS is Playing Russian Roulette with Nation's Public Health and Hospital Preparedness
May 3, 2006 White House Must Partner with State and Local Governments to Protect Nation Against Possible Flu Pandemic
April 14, 2006 Letter to President of the United States of America George W. Bush
Jan. 19, 2006 Lawmaker Asks How Bioterror Spending Can be Used to Counter Bird Flu
Oct. 7, 2005 Pelosi and House Democrats Urge Bush to Provide Comprehensive Plan to Address Threat of Avian Flu
June 23, 2005 Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006
June 25, 2004 Tribute to Dr. C. Vincent Bakeman
March 24, 2004 Child Nutrition Improvement and Integrity Act
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health Care Reform
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