Congressman Bennie Thompson announces $180K in grant funds

May 18, 2017 in News

BancorpSouth Bank and FHLB Dallas Provide Funds for 25 Home Renovations in Marcus Bottom The Mississippi Link Newswire U.S. Representative Bennie Thompson (MS-2) joined local dignitaries, the city of Vicksburg, […]

Thompson Statement on GOP Health Care Bill Failure

March 27, 2017 in Health, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2017– Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) released the following statement on the failure of the Republican health care bill: “Today, Donald […]

Congressman Thompson wins again in 2nd District

November 10, 2016 in News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Congressman Bennie Thompson cruised to victory on Election Day just as he has done since 1993 to represent the Second Congressional District for Mississippi. With […]

Thompson kicks off re-election campaign

September 29, 2016 in News

By Jackie Hampton Publisher Congressman Bennie Thompson held an open house Sept. 25, at his Jackson campaign headquarters, 3607 Medgar Evers Blvd. Sandra McCall, Friends of Bennie Thompson Jackson coordinator, […]


August 4, 2015 in Health, News

The Mississippi Link Newswire Jackson, MS – Today, Congressman Bennie Thompson committed to co-sponsor The HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act (H.R. 1559) which was reintroduced in March by Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ-04), Paul […]

Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi wants to fill gap in Army National Guard budget

September 10, 2014 in News

JACKSON, Mississippi (AP) — The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee says he will support a request to fill a gap in the Army National Guard budget. U.S. […]

Thompson invites the Greater Grove Street Missionary Baptist Church to perform during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference Gospel Extravaganza in Washington

September 13, 2013 in News, Religion, Top Stories

BOLTON, MISSISSIPPI – United States Representative, Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) announced that he has invited the Greater Grove Street Missionary Baptist Church Choir of Vicksburg, Mississippi to perform with choirs from across the country, during the Gospel Extravaganza which is being held during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd Annual Legislative Conference on September 19, 2013, at 8:00p.m…

Thompson opposed to 5-day mail delivery

February 19, 2013 in Top Stories

Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) said he is disappointed by the United State’s Postal Service’s (USPS) decision to end a six-day mail delivery.

That change is slated to begin in August 2013.

Thompson said the decision made by the USPS will have an adverse impact on residents who live in rural areas throughout Mississippi – often a great distance from postal facilities.