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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.


June 2, 2017 Press Release

CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON ANNOUNCES Brownfield Grants Awarded to the Mississippi Second Congressional District