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Bennie Thompson's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Office: U.S. House (MS) - District 2, Democratic
Date Title
June 16, 2017 Thompson Statement on the Anniversary of the Charleston Church Shooting
June 12, 2017 Thompson Statement on the One-Year Anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting
May 24, 2017 Thompson Request Investigation into Mississippi Legislator's Call for Lynchings
Jan. 27, 2017 Trump Ends His First Week How He Began His Campaign: Sowing Fear and Embracing Stereotypes
Nov. 4, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama - Presidential Medal of Freedom for Civil Rights Leader Medgar Evers
Sept. 11, 2016 Thompson Statement on the 15th Anniversary of September 11
July 8, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Candice S. Miller, Chairwoman, and The Honorable Robert A. Brady, Ranking Member, Committee on House Administration - Swift Action on Removal of Mississippi State Flag Due to Confederate Imagry
July 8, 2016 Congressman Thompson Urges Committee on House Administration to Take Action on Flag
July 7, 2016 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, Presidnet of the United States - Award Simeon Booker the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Sept. 16, 2015 Medgar Evers House Study Act
Sept. 11, 2015 Thompson Statement on the Anniversary of September 11
Aug. 28, 2015 Thompson Statement on the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
July 30, 2015 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary for the Department of Treasury - Retain Hamilton on Ten Dollar Bill
July 8, 2015 Congressman Thompson Urges Committee on House Administration to Take Action on Flag
June 23, 2015 CNN "The Situation Room" - Transcript: Changing the Mississippi Flag
June 23, 2015 Congressman Thompson Applauds MS House Speaker's Position on Confederate Flag
May 15, 2015 Recognizing American Music Legend and Mississippi Native B.B. King
May 15, 2015 Thompson Statement on the Passing of B.B. King
May 12, 2015 Thompson Statement on Passing of Alcorn Coach Davey (Dave) Whitney
Sept. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Using Executive Authority to Designate Pullman National Park
Sept. 11, 2014 Thompson Statement the 13th Anniversary of September 11
July 23, 2014 Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014
July 17, 2014 Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Freedom Summer & The Civil Rights Act of 1964
Feb. 4, 2014 Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Sept. 11, 2012 Thompson Statement on the Eleventh Anniversary of September 11
July 19, 2012 Letter to Chairmen Bingaman and Hastings, and Ranking Members Murkowski and Markey
Oct. 5, 2010 FBI Office to Honor Activists, Agent
Sept. 14, 2009 Expressing Sense Of The House Regarding September 11, 2001
July 17, 2007 Motion To Go To Conference On H.R. 1, Improving America's Security Act Of 2007
April 22, 2007 CSPAN Newsmakers-Transcript
Jan. 5, 2007 Implementing The 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007
June 13, 2006 Letter to Mr. David M. Walker
June 12, 2006 Letter to U.S. General Accountabililty Office Comptroller General David M. Walker
May 25, 2006 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2007
May 24, 2006 Letter to Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
May 17, 2006 Forest Emergency Recovery and Research Act
Feb. 6, 2006 Olver Opposes Warrantless Spying on Americans
June 17, 2005 Senate Apology: Long Overdue
Sept. 30, 2004 Honoring Olympic Gold Medalist Otis Harris, Jr.
July 27, 2004 Remarks By Representative Bennie Thompson (D-MS); and Maya Angelou, Former Poet Laureate of the United States at the Democratic National Convention
June 21, 2004 Recognizing and Encouraging All Americans to Observe 40th Anniversary of the Deaths of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner...
April 30, 2004 Honoring Blues Legend 'Gatemouth' Moore
Feb. 26, 2004 A Tribute to Ms. Beulah 'Beah' Richards
Feb. 13, 2004 Congressional Leaders: FEC Should Allow Political Organizations to Fully Participate in Elections
Feb. 10, 2004 Honoring John Hunter Gray
Feb. 10, 2004 Anniversary of the Death of Louis Allen
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