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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

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June 14, 2017 Press Release

BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI – Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced The National Science Foundation has awarded $299,995 to Jackson State University.


June 2, 2017 Press Release

CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON ANNOUNCES Brownfield Grants Awarded to the Mississippi Second Congressional District


June 2, 2017 Editorial

“President Trump’s budget is perhaps the most damaging proposal for rural America that we have ever seen,” said Thompson.  “The Trump budget seeks to eliminate the Low Income Energy Assistance Program, the Rural Business and Cooperative Service, the Rural Water and Waste Disposal Program and the Single Family Housing Direct Loans Program.  President Trump also reneged on his promise to not cut