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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
Primary June 3, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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: Agriculture
Issue Position: Civil Rights
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Jan. 29, 2014 Thompson Statement on his Vote for H.R. 2642 (Farm Bill)
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, United States House of Represenatives - Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 10, 2013 Thompson on his Vote Against H.R. 2642
June 20, 2013 Thompson on his Vote Against H.R. 1947 (Farm Bill)
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Chairwoman Murray and Chairman Hensarling
Nov. 30, 2010 Thompson Hails Pigford II Funding Settlement
Feb. 19, 2010 Thompson Applauds Settlement Agreement For Black Farmers
Oct. 30, 2009 Thompson Seeks USDA Emergency Disaster Declaration For Counties In The Second Congressional District
June 16, 2009 Hearing Of The House Committee On Homeland Security - The Chemical Facility Antiterrorism Act Of 2009
May 15, 2008 Congressman Thompson Tauts Farm Bill Passage
Oct. 5, 2007 Letter to the President of the United States, George W. Bush
Aug. 3, 2007 Agriculture Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, And Bioenergy Act Of 2007
Feb. 22, 2007 Congressman Thompson Announces Alcorn State University And Monsanto Partnership
May 23, 2006 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
Feb. 11, 2005 Protecting Rural America And Our Food Supply
July 13, 2004 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2005
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Agriculture
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