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July 1, 2021 Speech

Click here to view video on H.Res.503, bill to establish select committee to investigate January 6 Insurrection.

May 20, 2021 Press Release

United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) along with other House Democrats introduced the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act. The bill addresses the insurrection with $1.9 billion in funding to respond to the tragic events of that day.

May 13, 2021 Press Release

BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI – Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is launching the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program today. 

May 12, 2021 Press Release

(BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI) – Congressman Bennie G. Thompson announced more than $400 million in emergency funding for colleges, universities, and students in Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District under the American Rescue Plan.

May 11, 2021 Press Release

 

 

BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI – Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration has awarded $3,992,148 to the City of Greenville for the Greenville Mid-Delta Airport.

May 7, 2021 Press Release

 

(BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI) – Congressman Bennie G. Thompson is urging hardworking families in Mississippi’s Second Congressional District to file their taxes before the upcoming May 17th deadline to ensure they receive the accurate amount in new advance monthly Child Tax Credit payments they are entitled to as soon as possible.   

May 7, 2021 Press Release

(BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI) – Congressman Bennie G. Thompson is urging hardworking families in Mississippi’s Second Congressional District to file their taxes before the upcoming May 17th deadline to ensure they receive the accurate amount in new advance monthly Child Tax Credit payments they are entitled to as soon as possible.   

May 3, 2021 Press Release

Bolton, MS – Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced winners of the 2021 Second Congressional “Artistic Discovery” Virtual Art Competition. There were 6 schools that participated and 74 pieces of artwork. This year’s 1st Place winner is Ari Perkins of Ida B. Wells APAC located in Jackson, Mississippi.

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