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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements

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
March 14, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation
March 12, 2014 Thompson Annonces An Increase In FEMA Grant Funding To Mississippi
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 28, 2014 Raise the Minimum Wage
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
Feb. 19, 2014 Thompson Statement on DHS License Plate Reader Solicitation
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to John Pistole, Administrator, Transportaiton Security Administraiton - Abu Dhabi Preclearance Security Concerns
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State - NATO Enlargement
Feb. 6, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Save the LCS program
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 29, 2014 Thompson Statement on his Vote for H.R. 2642 (Farm Bill)
Jan. 28, 2014 Thompson Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
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 Homeland Security Subcommittee Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - A False Narrative Endangers the Homeland
Jan. 13, 2014 Cruise Ship Safety and Security Improving Two Years After Costa Concordia Tragedy
Jan. 13, 2014 Letter to House Homeland Security Chair Michael McCaul - Address Planned Abu Dhabi Preclearance Facilities
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 6, 2014 Thompson Calls for Action on Extending Federal Unemployment
Dec. 20, 2013 Thompson Statement on Secret Service Report
Dec. 19, 2013 Thompson Statement on NSA Review Group Report
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. 12, 2013 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Help Wanted at DHS: Implications of Leadership Vacancies on the Mission and Morale
Dec. 12, 2013 Thompson: DHS Financial Audit a Step in the Right Direction
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 11, 2013 McCaul, Meehan, Thompson, Clarke Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack
Dec. 9, 2013 Miller and Harper: Turning EAC Into a Scene From Weekend at Bernie's
Dec. 3, 2013 Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
Dec. 3, 2013 Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act
Dec. 3, 2013 TSA Loose Change Act
Nov. 21, 2013 Letter to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Office of Management and Budget Director Sylvia Burwell - Tobacco Payments and the Sequester
Nov. 20, 2013 #BROKENPROMISES
Nov. 19, 2013 Thompson Introduces New Cybersecurity Bill
Nov. 19, 2013 Thompson Resolved To Protect Homeland, Lead With Valor
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Diana Dooley, Secretary, California Health and Human Services, and Peter Lee, Executive Director, California Health Benefit Exchange - Implement ACA Administrative Fix
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee - Bridging the Gap Between Cybersecurity and Emergency Management
Oct. 30, 2013 Hearing of the House Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee - Implications of the Navy Yard Shooting on Homeland Security
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 29, 2013 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Markup of Transportation Security, Domestic Preparedness & Cybersecurity Legislation
Oct. 17, 2013 Thompson Statement on DHS Secretary Nomination
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