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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi

Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education

Alcorn State University – Alcorn, MS    

  • In the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations bill, Alcorn State University, 1000 ASU Drive, Alcorn State, MS,  request $500,000, in Department of LaborEmployment and Training Administration funding to provide training and educational support for working graduates of community colleges and individuals intending to retool for the emerging industry.

Mississippi Valley State University, Medical Education program, Itta Bena, Mississippi

  • In the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations bill, Mississippi Valley State University, 14000 Highway 82 West, Box 7302, Itta Benna, MS, requests $500,000, in Department of Education – Higher Education – Fund for the Improvement of Post Secondary Education (FIPSE) funding for curriculum development.  Mississippi Valley State University will use such funds to continue instructional activities in its master’s of science degree program in Bioinformatics.

Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi

  • In the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations bill, Jackson State University, 1400 Lynch Street, Jackson, MS, requests $2,000,000, in Department of Health & Human Services – Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) — Health Facilities and Services funding to support a multi-faceted approach for sustaining the infrastructure and for continued funding through collaborative research programs.

City of Canton, Comprehensive Training and Certification program, Canton, Mississippi

  • In the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations bill, City of Canton, 226 East Peace Street, Canton, MS, requests $500,000, in Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration (ETA) –Training & Employment Services (TES) funding for training and certification to improve the socio-economic status of the city and citizens.

City of Jackson, Jackson Transitional Jobs Program for the Homeless, Jackson, Mississippi

  • In the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations bill, the City of Jackson, 219 South President Street, Jackson, MS, requests $385,000, in Department of Labor – Employment and Training Administration (ETA) – Training & Employment Services (TES) funding for homeless persons who have been referred to Jackson Transitional Jobs Program (JTJP) from social service agencies that are either in emergency shelters or transitional housing for homeless individuals.

Medical University of South Carolina, Diabetes Outreach Program, Charleston, South Carolina

  • In the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Fiscal Year 2011 Appropriations bill, Medical University of South Carolina, 179 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, South Carolina, requests $3,000,000, in Department of Health and Human Services – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funding for implementing a diabetes outreach program targeting medically underserved areas.