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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

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Thompson Statement on Trump’s FY 2018 Budget

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request:

May 24, 2017 Press Release




Thompson Request Investigation Into Mississippi Legislator’s Call for Lynchings




January 3, 2017 Press Release
The 115th freshman class stands ready for the new Congress.
January 3, 2017 Press Release
The First Session of the 115th U.S. Congress will commence on January 3rd, 2017 in Washington, DC.

In The News

January 3, 2017 In The News
An article about the 115th United States Congress.

Photo Galleries

June 14, 2017 Photo Gallery

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