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Congressman Bennie Thompson

Representing the District of Mississippi


Latest News

September 15, 2017 Press Release


Congressman Thompson Urges Hosemann to Remove Russian Software from Mississippi Electoral Systems


September 5, 2017 Press Release

Thompson Statement on Trump Administration Ending DACA


August 31, 2017 Press Release

Thompson: Administration Must Focus on Harvey Recovery,  Not Wasteful Wall

August 31, 2017 (WASHINGTON) – Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the Customs and Border Protection announcement of awards for border wall prototypes:


August 22, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Thompson on President Trump’s Afghanistan Deployment Announcement


Washington – Today, U.S. Representative Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) issued the following statement concerning President Trump’s recent announcement to deploy more U.S. troops to Afghanistan.


August 16, 2017 Press Release

August 15, 2017 (WASHINGTON) – Today, the twelve Democratic members of the House Committee on Homeland Security, led by Ranking Member Bennie G.

August 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington – Today, U.S. Representative Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) calls for the removal of all confederate monuments and emblems in the United States Capitol and on the Mississippi state flag.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Thompson Announces $55,750 Grant for Grenada Safe Room


Washington – Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) announced the approval of a $55,750 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant, being paid to the City of Grenada for phase two of the emergency safe room construction.


July 14, 2017 Press Release

VIDEO: Congressman Thompson Announces Congressional Task Force in Democratic Weekly Address


June 29, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Thompson Supports USDOT EAS program for Greenville Airport

Washington – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that Boutique Airlines has been re-selected to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) to the Mid-Delta Regional Airport in Greenville, Mississippi.

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.



In The News

August 24, 2017 In The News
August 22, 2017 In The News
July 6, 2017 In The News

In the wake of mounting reports that actors within the Russian government worked to compromise the 2016 President election, a group of Democratic House leaders recently announced a new task force that aims to ensure the health and security of the nation’s election systems.

Photo Galleries

August 22, 2017 Photo Gallery

Congressman Bennie Thompson August 2017 Recess

June 14, 2017 Photo Gallery

Great meeting with these bright young people from the MS Second Congressional District.

June 14, 2017 Photo Gallery

Great meeting with the young men and women of the Pyramid Project.