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June 18, 2015 Committee Advances FY2016 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill for Senate Debate Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
June 16, 2015 Hearing of the House Transportation Security Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - How TSA Can Improve Aviation Worker Vetting Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
June 11, 2015 Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1314, Ensuring Tax Exempt Organizations the Right to Appeal Act, and Providing for Consideration of the Senate Amendments to H.R. 644, Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2015 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
June 10, 2015 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Defense Support of Civil Authorities: A Vital Resource in the Nation's Homeland Security Missions Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
June 9, 2015 DHS Must Act on Interoperable Communications Strategy Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
June 5, 2015 Balancing Security and Civil Liberties Rep. Gregg Harper Unknown
June 3, 2015 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Terrorism Gone Viral: Garland, Texas and Beyond Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
June 2, 2015 Permanent Administrator Needed at TSA Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
June 1, 2015 Thompson Statement on TSA Covert Testing Reports Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
May 21, 2015 FY2016 Energy & Water Development Appropriations Bill Approved by Committee Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Full Committee Markup Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
May 20, 2015 Democratic Homeland Security Bills Pass Committee Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
May 19, 2015 Hearing of the House Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies of the Homeland Security Committee - Examining DHS Science and Technology Directorate's Engagement with Academia and Industry" Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
May 15, 2015 Palazzo Praises Passage of National Defense Authorization Act Rep. Steven Palazzo Washington, DC
May 11, 2015 Deficient TSA Maintenance Program Could Lead to Delays & Security Gaps Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
May 7, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, Support of Iran Negotiations Signed by 150 Members Rep. Bennie Thompson Unknown
May 5, 2015 Letter to Chairman Pete Sessions, Committee on Rules: Urging Committee to Remove DACA Language from NDAA Rep. Steven Palazzo Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency - Climate Change Requirements on Mitigation Grants Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
May 4, 2015 Bill to Strengthen DHS Purchasing Processes Introduced to Congress Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Address Vulnerabilities in TSA Expedited Screening Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Report: Federal Building Security Still Needs Improvement Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 Hearing of the House Transportation Security Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - A Review of Access Control Measures at Our Nation's Airports, Part II Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Hearing of the House Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Terrorism in Africa: The Imminent Threat to the United States Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 29, 2015 Hearing of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - FY2016 National Guard and Reserve Budget Request Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
April 28, 2015 Thompson Statement on TSA Administrator Nomination Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 27, 2015 Politico - House Passes Info Sharing Bill, Ball in Senate Court Rep. Bennie Thompson Unknown
April 27, 2015 Newsletter: A Path to Recovery Rep. Steven Palazzo Unknown
April 23, 2015 Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bill Overwhelmingly Passes House Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 23, 2015 National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1560, Protecting Cyber Network Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1731, National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act of 2015 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Cochran Urges Sound Defense Strategy, Investments to Counter Emerging Threats Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Hearing of the House Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee of the Homeland Security Committee - Acquisition Oversight: How Effectively Is DHS Safeguarding Taxpayer Dollars? Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Sunset Provision Added to Cyber Legislation Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 hearing of the house eme Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 20, 2015 Thompson Statement on Airport Access Control Report Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 Thompson Statement on the Second Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 15, 2015 Thompson Statement On The Second Anniversary Of The Boston Marathon Bombings Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 14, 2015 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - The National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 13, 2015 Thompson, Richmond Statement on Cybersecurity Legislation Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 8, 2015 Thompson Statement on Trial Verdict Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
April 1, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Climate Science Data Sen. Roger Wicker Unknown
March 27, 2015 Cochran Praises $499.8 Million Contract to Build Coast Guard Cutter in Pascagoula Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Sun Herald - Ingalls Awarded $500M Contract to Build Eighth Coast Guard Cutter in Pascagoula Sen. Roger Wicker Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Sun Herald - Ingalls Awarded $500M Contract to Build Eighth Coast Guard Cutter in Pascagoula Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
March 27, 2015 Wicker Applauds Ingalls Shipbuilding Contract Sen. Roger Wicker Washington, DC
March 25, 2015 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Risk-Based Security: Assessing the Path Forward for TSA Pre✓™ Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - A Global Battleground: The Fight Against Islamist Extremism at Home and Abroad Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 24, 2015 Thompson Statement on DHS Inspector General's Report Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 20, 2015 Thompson Statement on Secret Service Appointment Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations Rep. Steven Palazzo Washington, DC
March 20, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran Nuclear Negotiations Rep. Gregg Harper Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Report Exposes Problems With TSA PreCheck Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 19, 2015 Hearing of the Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Agents of Opportunity: Responding to the Threat of Chemical Terrorism Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 18, 2015 Hearing of the Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommitte of the House Homeland Security Committee - Unmanned Aerial System Threats: Exloring Security Implications and Mitigation Technologies Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 17, 2015 Hearing of the Border and Martime Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Combating Terrorist Travel: Does the Visa Waiver Program Keep the Nation Safe? Rep. Bennie Thompson Unknown
March 12, 2015 Thompson Statement on Secret Service Incident Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Finally: House Passes Clean DHS Funding Bill Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
March 3, 2015 Rep. Torres and Homeland Security Cmte. Ranking Member Thompson Tour Port of Long Beach Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Twelve Hours Left: Thompson Calls on House GOP to End the Games & Pass a Clean Bill Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Thompson to Speaker: Pass a Clean DHS Bill Tonight Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Palazzo Says Senate Surrendered Rep. Steven Palazzo Washington, DC
Feb. 27, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Funding the Department of Homeland Security Rep. Steven Palazzo Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Hearing of the Oversight and Management Efficiency Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Assessing DHS's Performance: Watchdog Recommendations to Improve Homeland Security Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Hearing of the Counterterrorism and Intelligence Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - Addressing Remaining Gaps in Federal, State, and Local Information Sharing Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 26, 2015 Mississippi Gains $2.7 Million for Watershed Protection Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Thompson Statement & Fact Sheet on Ongoing DHS Funding Crisis Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Wicker Comments on New Flood Management Executive Order Sen. Roger Wicker Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Homeland Security Committee Announces Task Force on Terrorist, Foreign Fighter Threat Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, and Steve Scalise, Majority Whip of the House of Representatives - Executive Action on Immigration Rep. Steven Palazzo Washington, DC
Feb. 25, 2015 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Examining the President's Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 24, 2015 Thompson: Pass a Clean DHS Bill Now Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 23, 2015 Weekly Report: Wicker Encouraged by Court Ruling to Block Obama's Amnesty Order Sen. Roger Wicker Unknown
Feb. 18, 2015 Thompson on Secret Service Director Appointment Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 16, 2015 Weekly Report: Wicker Raises Concerns About Looming Defense Cuts Sen. Roger Wicker Unknown
Feb. 13, 2015 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Debate Blocking Rep. Gregg Harper Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2015 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader - Debate Blocking Rep. Steven Palazzo Washington, DC
Feb. 13, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Funding the Department of Homeland Security Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Wicker Statement on Obama's Request for Authorization of Military Force Against ISIS Sen. Roger Wicker Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Countering Violent Islamist Extremism: The Urgent Threat of Foreign Fighters and Homegrown Terror Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 DHS Needs Full-Year Funding to Address High-Risk Programs Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Countering Violent Islamist Extremism: The Urgent Threat of Foreign Fighters and Homegrown Terror Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New Cyber Threat Integration Center Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2015 Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act of 2015 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Legality of Flood Standard Executive Order Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
Feb. 6, 2015 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Legality of Flood Standard Executive Order Sen. Roger Wicker Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Funding Sen. Thad Cochran Washington, DC
Feb. 4, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Urgent Support to Jordan in Fight Against ISIL Sen. Roger Wicker Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Growing America's Economy Instead of Washington's Exonomy Rep. Gregg Harper Unknown
Feb. 3, 2015 Wicker Comments on Homeland Security Funding Sen. Roger Wicker Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2015 Hearing of the Transportation Security Subcommittee of the House Homeland Security Committee - A Review of Access Control Measures at Our Nation's Airports Rep. Bennie Thompson Unknown
Feb. 3, 2015 DHS Funding Games Impact Local First Responder Grants Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2015 CBP Must Improve Supply Chain Security Policies Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 23, 2015 TSA Should Reverse Decision to Redact Report Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 21, 2015 Statement of Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson: Committee Organizational Meeting Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 21, 2015 Statement of Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson: Full Committee Markup - H.R. 399 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 14, 2015 Thompson Welcomes New Democratic Members and Subcommittee Ranking Members Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 37, Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 185, Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 240, Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
Jan. 13, 2015 Chairmen, Ranking Members Release Statements on President's Cybersecurity Information Sharing Proposal Rep. Bennie Thompson Washington, DC
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