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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

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February 13, 2020 Press Release




WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson voted to remove the deadline from the preamble of the Equal Rights Amendment by passing H.J.Res. 79.


February 11, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Thompson speaks on the importance of Census 2020.


You can download the video of his full speech here and read a transcript of his remarks as delivered below.


February 7, 2020 Press Release



WASHINGTON--Today, Rep. Thompson renewed the funding request for the Yazoo Backwater Pumps Project in the new appropriations cycle. 




Law students from @misscollege paid me a visit yesterday. It was a pleasure to speak with the next legal servants of Mississippi.

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