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Sep 22, 2016 In The News

In just the past four months, incidents in Orlando, Dallas, Minnesota, New York and New Jersey have brought into sharp focus the complex, diverse, and confounding nature of the “lone wolf” threat.  Those who are inspired to carry out such attacks do not neatly fit a single profile or espouse a single hateful or violent extremist ideology.

Sep 20, 2016 Press Release
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) conducted by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to measure worker morale and engagement. The results of the survey indicate that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) experienced a 3 point increase in employee engagement over last year...
Sep 12, 2016 Reports
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the Government Accountability Office (GAO) report he requested: DHS's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives Program Consolidation Proposal Could Better Consider Benefits and Limitations...
Sep 11, 2016 Press Release
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement commemorating the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks...
Aug 30, 2016 Correspondence
Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, John Conyers, Jr., Elliot L. Engel, and Bennie G. Thompson, the Ranking Members of the House Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Homeland Security, sent a detailed letter to FBI Director James Comey requesting that the FBI assess whether connections between Trump campaign officials and Russian interests may have contributed to cyber attacks...
Aug 19, 2016 Press Release
Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement on the new cases of Zika in Miami Beach and the lack of funding from Congress...