POLITICS
Hood to investigate ongoing MDOT/Reeves situation
Steven Gagliano
July 18, 2018
The ongoing controversy surrounding a potential MDOT project in Flowood has taken a new turn. Last week, a report claimed that Lt. Governor Tate Reeves attempted to influence the Mississippi Department of Transportation in an effort...
Two Counties receive over $3M for water systems
Alex Paton
July 18, 2018
Sunflower and Lauderdale Counties are set to receive over $3 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in loan and grant funding to upgrade their water system. U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, who serves on the Senate...
State gains over $80M at end of FY2018
Alex Paton
July 18, 2018
July is the first month of Fiscal Year 2019 for the state of Mississippi and in the past two months, the revenue report for the state is up approximately $40 million each month. Senator Buck...
MDOT clarifies controversial Flowood project
Steven Gagliano
July 17, 2018
Last week a report claimed that Lt. Governor Tate Reeves and other legislators have attempted to influence the Mississippi Department of Transportation in an effort to get personal projects pushed through, but MDOT’s Central District...
Wicker condemns ICE criticism
Steven Gagliano
July 17, 2018
Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith recently cosponsored a resolution expressing support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and personnel, and denouncing calls to abolish the agency. While back in Mississippi on Friday,...
Shad White sworn in as State Auditor
Alex Paton
July 17, 2018
Shad White has been sworn in as the 42nd State Auditor of Mississippi. White was selected by Governor Phil Bryant to take over after State Auditor Stacey Pickering announced his decision to head the Veterans...
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