Bennie Thompson

  • Rep. Thompson and Sen. McCaskill have recently proposed companion bills to make changes to the contracting program.

    February 11, 2011
  • Administrator said it will help employee morale and will not negatively impact security. Lawmakers wanted assurances that if employees would go on strike, Pistole would fire them.

    February 11, 2011
  • DHS is in the final stages of deploying version 2 of Einstein across the government, and already is making plans for version 3.

    January 28, 2011
  • Secretary Janet Napolitano said the Einstein 3 software will be deployed across the government to detect and disrupt malicious cyber activity. Cybersecurity among the hot topics Napolitano highlighted during her State of Homeland Security address.

    January 28, 2011
  • The controversial project to build an electronic fence along the country\'s southern border is being terminated.

    January 14, 2011
  • Are changes coming to the federal protective service? We\'ll hear from Mississippi representative Bennie Thompson who says that change MUST happen, and soon.

    January 12, 2011
  • GAO officials told a House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday that FPS has repeatedly failed to manage its contract workforce and should consider other approaches to protecting federal buildings. Rep. Bennie Thompson joins us with details.

    April 15, 2010
  • With a headcount of contractors who work for one of the largest federal agencies in hand yesterday, Sen. Joseph Lieberman (ID-Conn.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, began a review of the DHS fiscal year 2011 proposed budget.

    February 26, 2010
  • The House Homeland Security Committee is one of more than 80 House and Senate organizations that oversee some part of the Homeland Security Department. Committee members–both Democrat and Republican–know that needs to change. Congressman Bennie…

    February 04, 2009

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