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June 28, 2021 Press Release
Bill will establish Mississippi River Restoration and Resilience Initiative (MRRRI)

 

June 25, 2021 Press Release
Congressman Thompson Cosponsors the Cover Now Act
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
50,000 Households in MS 2nd District Could Get Up to $300 Per Child Every Month Beginning this Summer as Part of the American Rescue Plan Congressman Bennie Thompson Helped Pass, But Families Should File Taxes before May 17th to Get Their Payments as Soon as Possible

 

(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
50,000 Households in MS 2nd District Could Get Up to $300 Per Child Every Month Beginning this Summer as Part of the American Rescue Plan Congressman Bennie Thompson Helped Pass, But Families Should File Taxes before May 17th to Get Their Payments as Soon as Possible

(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.

March 25, 2021 Press Release

Today, United States Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) announced the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic.

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