Bennie Thompson

Type: Person
Name: Bennie Thompson
Title: Congressman - Mississippi (USA)
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Thompson Hearing Statement - Worldwide Threats to the Homeland

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security, Democrats:Today, Committee on Homeland Security Ranking Member Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) delivered the following opening statement ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

GBTA Against Hiking Fees on Air Travelers

Cap Needs to Be Reinstated on TSA Fees, House Shows Unanimous SupportAs part of the Ryan-Murray budget deal, Congress agreed to hike the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) aviation security fee to $5.60 per one-way trip, which TSA misinterpreted ... [Published Travel Industry Wire - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

House bill would suspend US Visa Waiver countries if they fail to give pertinent terrorist info

Countries that don't give the United States relevant traveler information related to terror threats could be suspended from the U.S. Visa Waiver Program under a proposed House bill.Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.), who introduced the bill (H.R. 5470), would ... [Published FierceHomelandSecurity - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

DHS Chief: Ability to Detect Terrorists in U.S. Hindered by Illegal Population

U.S. Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, while testifying before a House panel today, indicated that the government’s ability to detect terrorists inside the homeland is hindered by sanctuary cities that shelter illegals.  ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A4A - New website content is now available

Source: A4A17/09/2014New website content is now available: A4A Applauds Bipartisan House Action to Protect Travelers from Unjust Passenger Tax Hike - Airlines for America (A4A) applauded unanimous House passage of bipartisan legislation authored by Reps. ... [Published Air Transport News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

A4A Applauds Bipartisan House Action to Protect Travelers from Unjust Passenger Tax Hike

Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, applauded unanimous House passage of bipartisan legislation authored by Reps. Richard Hudson (R-NC) and Cedric Richmond (D-LA), along with House Homeland Security ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Terrorists on the Southern Border vs. Terrorists Sponsored by the FBI

KAZ VorpalThe House Committee on Homeland Security heard testimony todayfrom intelligence apparatchiks Secretary of Homeland Security JehJohnson, FBI Director James Comey, and Director of the NationalCounterterrorism Center Matthew Olson concerning potential ... [Published REASON Online - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Republicans Are Worried About ISIS Fighters Coming Through Mexico. The White House Wants Them to Stop.

FBI Director James Comey talks with Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and National Counterterrorism Center Director Matthew Olsen as they testify before the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday.(JIM WATSON/AFP/))Last week, President Obama ... [Published National Journal - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tunica gets larger federal grant for city airport

TUNICA, Miss. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Transportation is giving the Tunica Municipal Airport an additional $1.1 million to help pay for a new hangar. U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson says Tunica County is receiving $2.5 million from the federal agency ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

THOMPSON STATEMENT ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICORPS

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) released the following statement regarding the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps:"Today, we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of AmeriCorps. AmeriCorps has afforded more than 900,000 men and women the ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

THOMPSON OP-ED: AN ILLNESS AWAY FROM BANKRUPTCY: HOW A REFUSAL TO EXPAND MEDICAID IS ROBBING THE MIDDLE CLASS

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) wrote the following op-ed featured today by The Hill regarding the thousands of Mississippi families being lead to bankruptcy due to major illnesses as a result of the State of Mississippi's refusal ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Thompson's bill on Coast Guard Academy congressional nominations

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., talks about his bill that would give Representatives power to nominate candidates for the U.S Coast Guard Academy. ... [Published USA Today - Sep 15 2014]

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Clarence Thomas exemplifies class [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - 10 mins ago]
Congress moves step closer to simplifying balla... [Published Professional Mariner - Sep 19 2014]
Thompson Hearing Statement - Worldwide Threats ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 19 2014]
GBTA Against Hiking Fees on Air Travelers [Published Travel Industry Wire - Sep 18 2014]
House bill would suspend US Visa Waiver countri... [Published FierceHomelandSecurity - Sep 18 2014]
A4A Applauds Bipartisan House Action to Protect... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 18 2014]
GBTA takes a stand against hiking air traveling... [Published Travel and Tour World - Sep 18 2014]
Terrorists on the Southern Border vs. Terrorist... [Published REASON Online - Sep 18 2014]
Terrorists on the Southern Border vs. Terrorist... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 18 2014]
A4A - New website content is now available [Published Air Transport News - Sep 17 2014]
DHS Chief: Ability to Detect Terrorists in U.S.... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
Republicans Are Worried About ISIS Fighters Com... [Published National Journal - Sep 17 2014]
Tunica gets larger federal grant for city airport [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Sep 17 2014]
THOMPSON STATEMENT ON THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF A... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
THOMPSON OP-ED: AN ILLNESS AWAY FROM BANKRUPTCY... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
DHS’s Lax Internal Pandemic Preparedness Gets S... [Published HS Today - Sep 16 2014]
Viewpoints: New Uninsured Numbers Are Outdated;... [Published Capital Times - Sep 16 2014]
A4A Commends Introduction of Hudson/Richmond Bi... [Published Ask.com - Sep 15 2014]
House Approves Yellow Creek Transfer to Iuka [Published WCBI - Sep 15 2014]
Congress' little-known power to shape military,... [Published USA Today - Sep 15 2014]
Rep. Thompson's bill on Coast Guard Academy con... [Published USA Today - Sep 15 2014]
Work to improve security clearance process cont... [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Congressman Thompson Announces $ 301,725 Awarde... [Published Congressman Bennie Thompson - Sep 13 2014]
Congressman Thompson Announces $ 36,000 Awarded... [Published Congressman Bennie Thompson - Sep 13 2014]
What Does Obama’s Isis Address Mean? [Published Chicago Defender - Sep 11 2014]
THOMPSON ANNOUNCES $17.8 MILLION DEPARTMENT OF ... [Published Congressman Bennie Thompson - Sep 11 2014]
THOMPSON STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S ADDRESS [Published Congressman Bennie Thompson - Sep 11 2014]
Dems weigh shutdown strategy [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]
Wednesday federal headlines - Sept. 10, 2014 [Published Federal News Radio 1500 AM - Sep 10 2014]
Let’s pass cybersecurity legislation [Published The Hill - Sep 10 2014]
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Terrorists on the Southern Border vs. Terrorist... [Published Hit & Run - Sep 18 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="148" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/_external/2014_09/terrorism-well-know-it-when-we.jpg?h=148&w=250" title="terrorism, we'll know it when we make it|||KAZ Vorpal" width="250" style="float: right;"/&gt; The House Committee ...
DHS Chief: Ability to Detect Terrorists in U.S.... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
U.S. Department of Homeland (DHS) Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, while testifying before a House panel today, indicated that the government’s ability to detect terrorists inside the homeland is hindered by sanctuary cities that shelter illegals.  ...
House Homeland Security Dems: America's Borders... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 12 2014]
Five Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee do not think that the influx of illegal immigrant juveniles from Central America shows that America needs better border security. Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Yvette ...
Does the government have a problem with ‘runawa... [Published Federal Eye - Jul 31 2014]
Two House Democrats this week introduced legislation to rein in “runaway over-classification” of official documents and revamp the federal government’s security-clearance system. Reps. Bennie Thompson (Miss.) and Ron Wyden (Ore.) said their bill would ...
Roll Call: Members Of Congress Who Voted To Let... [Published Irregular Times - Jul 26 2014]
The following 40 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted against H. Con. Res. 105 yesterday: Robert Aderholt , Susan Brooks , Eric Cantor , Matthew Cartwright , Mike Coffman , Chris Collins , Tom Cotton , Eric Crawford , ...
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