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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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: Technology and Innovation
July 8, 2014 Social Media Working Group Act of 2014
June 30, 2014 Thompson Announces Participation in House Social Media Challenge
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
May 22, 2014 Thompson Statement on USA FREEDOM Act
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
May 8, 2014 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP): Threat to Critical Infrastructure
April 30, 2014 TSA Body Scanners Must be Utilized Effectively
April 11, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission - 77 House Members Call for FCC to Open Auction for Spectrum
March 21, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - NASA Space Launch System and Orion
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeland Security Subcommittee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Hold Immediate Classified Briefing on Sensitive IT Documents Subpoenaed by Issa
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
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 18, 2013 Hearing of the House Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Oversight of Executive Order 13636 and Development of the Cybersecurity Framework
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
April 18, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
Oct. 2, 2012 Cross-Border Tunnel Detection Tech Needs Further Development and Oversight
Sept. 12, 2012 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Resilient Communications: Current Challenges and Future Advancements"
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?"
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 28, 2012 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Markup of HR 2179, HR 2764, HR 3140, HR 3563
Jan. 10, 2012 Cyber Security Guidance Available - But Must Be In Industry Planning Documents
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Robert A. Niblock, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Lowe's Companies, Inc.
Dec. 6, 2011 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Jihadist Use of Social Media - How to Prevent Terrorism and Preserve Innovation"
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
Nov. 17, 2011 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "S&T on a Budget: Finding Smarter Approaches to Spur Innovation, Impose Discipline, Drive Job Creation and Strengthe
Nov. 17, 2011 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Ensuring Coordination and Cooperation: A Review of the Emergency Communications Offices Within the Department of Homeland Security
Oct. 6, 2011 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Cloud Computing: What are the Security Implications?"
Sept. 23, 2011 Letter to The Honroable John A. Boehner
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 12, 2011 Thompson on White House Cybersecurity Proposal
March 30, 2011 Broadcasting & Cable: King: Now is Time to Reallocate D Block
March 17, 2011 Congressman Thompson Opposes Republican Cuts to Public Radio
March 15, 2011 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Strengthening the Border -- Finding the Right Mix of Personnel, Infrastructure and Technology"
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
July 27, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Emergency Communications, Preparedness, and Response of the House Committee on Homeland Security - Interoperable Emergency Communications: Does the National Broadband Plan Meet the Needs of First Responders?
July 20, 2010 Homeland Security Science and Technology Authorization Act of 2010
June 16, 2010 Hearing of the House Committee on Homeland Security - Cybersecurity: DHS' Role, Federal Efforts and National Policy
June 15, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology of the House Committee on Homeland Security - H.R. 5498, the WMD Prevention and Preparedness Act of 2010
May 26, 2010 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessmentof the House Committee on Homeland Security - Internet Terror Recruitment and Tradecraft: How Can We Address an Evolving Tool While Protecting Free Speech?
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