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Family Ties for Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi, 2nd)
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Alternate Name: Bennie Gordon Thompson

 
Below we show financial and other ties of note between this member of Congress and his or her family members. Much or all of the data was made possible with the exhaustive research by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.
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Family Ties Rep. Bennie Thompson Family

Family Member Rep. Bennie Thompson (self)

  • EarmarksRep. Bennie Thompson is associated with organizations that have received earmarks from him:

    • Jackson State University was listed on earmark requests:
      • $800,000 ultimately approved in fiscal year 2010 described as HBCU Applied Research Incubator
      • $215,000 ultimately approved in fiscal year 2010 described as Rural Systems, MS
      • $478,000 ultimately approved in fiscal year 2008 described as Jackson State University, for establishment of an osteopathic medical school
    • Tougaloo College was listed an earmark request:
      • $95,000 ultimately approved in fiscal year 2009 described as Tougaloo College, Jackson, MS for the Historically Black Education and Historic Heritage Collection Project

Family Member BendaLonne Griffith (daughter)


Family Member London Johnson Thompson (wife)