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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

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: Port Security
Issue Position: Technology and Innovation
Issue Position: Katrina Recovery
Issue Position: FEMA
Issue Position: Homeland Security
June 25, 2014 Congressmen Thompson, Hinojosa, and Vela to Tour McAllen Border Patrol Detention Facility & Sacred Heart Church Refuge Center
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Dangerous Passage: The Growing Problem of Unaccompanied Children Crossing the Border
June 9, 2014 Thompson Statement on the Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group Report
May 30, 2014 Providing For Consideration of H.R. 4745, Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015; Providing For Consideration of H.R. 4681, Intelligence Authorization Act For Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015; And For Other Purposes
May 28, 2014 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
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Preventing Waste, Fraud, Abuse and Mismanagement in Homeland Security -- A GAO High-Risk List Review
May 1, 2014 Miss. Delegation Pledges to Aid Disaster Recovery
May 1, 2014 Mississippi Delegation Pledges to Aid Disaster Recovery
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Markup of HR 3283, HR 4007, HR 4228
April 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the US - Mississippi Delegation Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Aftermath of Devastating Storms
April 29, 2014 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Stakeholder Assessments of the Administration's National Preparedness Grant Program Proposal
April 15, 2014 One Year On -- Boston Strong
April 9, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Securty Committee - The Boston Marathon Bombings, One Year On: A Look Back to Look Forward
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014
Feb. 27, 2014 Hearing of the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - H.R. 4007, the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014
Feb. 26, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - The Secretary's Vision for the Future - Challenges and Priorities
Jan. 23, 2014 Thompson Statement on Privacy Board Report Recommendations for NSA Metadata Program
Jan. 17, 2014 Thompson Statement on Proposed NSA Reforms
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - A False Narrative Endangers the Homeland
Jan. 15, 2014 Homeland Security Subcommittee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
Jan. 13, 2014 Letter to House Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul - Address Planned Abu Dhabi Preclearance Facilities
Dec. 19, 2013 Thompson Statement on NSA Review Group Report
Dec. 12, 2013 Thompson: DHS Financial Audit a Step in the Right Direction
Dec. 3, 2013 TSA Loose Change Act
Dec. 3, 2013 Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act
Dec. 3, 2013 Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
Nov. 19, 2013 Thompson Resolved To Protect Homeland, Lead With Valor
Nov. 19, 2013 Thompson Introduces New Cybersecurity Bill
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee - Bridging the Gap Between Cybersecurity and Emergency Management
Oct. 4, 2013 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Aug. 2, 2013 Rep. Gabbard Bill Supporting Wounded Warriors Sent to President for Signature
Aug. 2, 2013 Report: TSA Worker Credentialing Office Needs Improvement
Aug. 1, 2013 Thompson Commends Obama for Chemical Facility Security Executive Order
July 30, 2013 Report: TSA Must Apply Misconduct Policies Uniformly
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 22, 2013 WMD Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2013
July 19, 2013 Thompson Statement on TSA PreCheck Announcement
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
July 18, 2013 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Reform TSA's Acquisition Process
July 17, 2013 Hearing of the House Transportation Security Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Stakeholder Perspectives on TSA Acquisition Reform
July 10, 2013 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Assessing Attacks on the Homeland: From Fort Hood to Boston
July 9, 2013 Hearing of the House Emergency Preparedness, Response Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Emergency MGMT 2.0: How #SocialMedia & New Tech are Transforming Preparedness, Response, & Recovery #Disasters #Part2 #Govt/NGOs
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