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Tuesday Aug 19 | The Bolivar Commercial

Dr. H. Jack Geiger Medical Center opens

Cutting the ribbon for the opening of the H. Jack Geiger Medical Center in Mound Bayou are Douglas Blackmon, Rebecca Onie, John Fairman, Dr. H. Jack Geiger, Dr. Robert Smith and Dr. Andrew James.

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Related Topix: Mound Bayou, MS, Indianola, MS, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Leland, MS

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Tunica Times

Congressman helps Delta

CONGRESSMAN BENNIE THOMPSON , Parks & Recreation director Billy Willis , and officials from Tyson Foods and the Mid-South Food Bank were on hand August 7 to receive over 30,000 pounds of assorted meat items for distribution to food pantries in several Delta counties and the Boys and Girls Club's Cafe du Rec in Tunica.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

Circuit clerk provides election information

The next election for Bolivar County residents is not until Nov. 4 but Circuit Clerk Marilyn Kelly reminds voters of coming deadlines and the necessity of a photo ID.

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Related Topix: Bolivar County, MS, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, US News

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Bolivar Commercial

Perkins' leadership is recognized

Henry Perkins, Jr., mayor of Winstonville, was chosen as the First Vice President of the Mississippi Conference of Black Mayors at the annual meeting in Biloxi in June.

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Related Topix: Winstonville, MS, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Biloxi, MS, Hattiesburg, MS

Delta Farm Press

Mississippi Delta designated official National Heritage Area

A public celebration of the Mississippi Delta's designation as an official National Heritage Area by the National Park Service is planned for Aug. 21 at Hopson Commissary on Hwy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Thad Cochran, Senator Roger Wicker, Roger Wicker, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, Clarksdale, MS

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WBNS

BC-MS--Daybook, MS

Aug. 12. NARFE MEETING - U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., to speak meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Vicksburg, MS

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Government Executive

Will The Government Shred Your Contract After a Hack?

Contractors are concerned they might lose government business for coming forward about suspected internal data breaches, after the unprecedented decision by two departments to halt contracts with a hacked background investigation firm.

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Related Topix: Personnel Management, Human Resources, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Federation of American Scientists

Congress Grapples with Classification Issues

A bill introduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Bennie Thompson would direct the President to reduce the amount of classified information by 10%.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Ron Wyden

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Hill

Rural retreat for Democrats

Eight years ago, when the Democrats captured the U.S. House and Senate, they did so largely on the backs of strong candidacies of moderates from rural districts and states.

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Related Topix: US News, Blanche Lincoln, US Politics, Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Arkansas

Fri Aug 01, 2014

JD Supra

House Passes Three Bipartisan Cybersecurity Bills to Protect Critical Infrastructure

On July 28, 2014, the House of Representatives passed three bills aimed at enhancing the cybersecurity efforts of the Department of Homeland Security in certain critical infrastructure sectors , including the energy sector : 1 entities and critical infrastructure owners and operators to perform numerous cybersecurity improvement tasks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Patrick Meehan, Representative Yvette Clarke

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Do feds have a problem with a runawaya document classification?

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Education

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Statement by Secretary Johnson on the National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act

"I am pleased that on Monday the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3696, the National Cybersecurity Infrastructure Protection Act.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

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