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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
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
June 2, 2013 Thompson Statement On Supreme Court Affirmative Action Decision
May 22, 2013 Letter to John McHugh, Secretary of Army - M1A2 SEP Tank
May 20, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund
April 30, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Cuba Travel Policy
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 18, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 16, 2013 Congressman Thompson Releases Statement On Boston Tragedy
April 15, 2013 Congressman Thompson Sends Letter Urging Department Of Labor To Terminate Proposal To Reduce Job Corps Centers Across The Nation
April 12, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Seth D. Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor - Reduction of On Board Strength
April 11, 2013 Re-Introduction of the Coast Guard Academy Opportunity Act
April 10, 2013 Contract Screener Reform and Accountability Act
April 9, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Knives on Airplanes
March 22, 2013 Thompson Ask For Investigation Of Jackson Veteran Affairs Medical Facility
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 19, 2013 Rep. Richmond, Rep. Thompson Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Close Flight School Loophole
March 15, 2013 Rep. Thompson, Rep Richmond Introduce Bill to Keep TSA in Check
March 14, 2013 Aviation Security Stakeholder Participation Act of 2013
Feb. 28, 2013 Macomb Daily - Candice Miller Chides DHS on Border Security Info
Feb. 26, 2013 Report Shows Communities Along Southwest Border are Safe
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Feb. 14, 2013 Introduction of Legislation to Reform the Federal Protective Service
Feb. 7, 2013 Thompson Disagrees With Postal Service's Plan To End Six-Day Mail Delivery
Jan. 14, 2013 Thompson Named As Vice-Chair Of Congressional Gun Violence Task Force
Dec. 13, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Medicare Eligibility
Dec. 12, 2012 No-Hassle Flying Act of 2012
Dec. 12, 2012 DHS Audit Requirement Target Act of 2012
Dec. 11, 2012 Amendments to H.R. 2838, The Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2012
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Nov. 27, 2012 Mandatory Operational Control Reporting and Performance Measures Act of 2012
Nov. 27, 2012 Jaime Zapata Border Enforcement Security Task Force Act
Nov. 27, 2012 Medical Preparedness Allowable Use Act
Nov. 27, 2012 Clothe a Homeless Hero Act
Nov. 27, 2012 DHS Accountability Act of 2012
Oct. 9, 2012 Letter to Committee Chairmen
Oct. 9, 2012 Report: TSA Lags in Managing Security Policy
Oct. 5, 2012 CBO Report on Homeland Security Budget Shows Consolidation Not Complete
Oct. 4, 2012 Thompson, Jackson-Lee Inquire on TSA Insider Threat Policies
Oct. 2, 2012 Cross-Border Tunnel Detection Tech Needs Further Development and Oversight
Sept. 28, 2012 Letter To Artur Davis
Sept. 21, 2012 FEMA National Level Exercises Lessons Not Realized
Sept. 20, 2012 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - "The Department of Homeland Security: An Assessment of the Department and a Roadmap for its Future"
Sept. 18, 2012 GAO: DHS Info Sharing Showing Progress
Sept. 14, 2012 Hearing of the Oversight, Investigations, and Management Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Lessons From Fort Hood: Improving our Ability to Connect the Dots"
Sept. 13, 2012 Joint Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee and the Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "BioWatch Present and Future: Meeting Mission Needs for Effective Biosurveillance?"
Sept. 13, 2012 GAO: FPS Lagging Behind In Progress of Securing Gov Facilities
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"
Sept. 11, 2012 Hearing of the Border and Maritime Security of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Eleven Years Later: Preventing Terrorists from Coming to America"
Sept. 11, 2012 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - "Eleven Years After 9/11 Can TSA Evolve To Meet the Next Terrorist Threat?"
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