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President Trump and Governor Bryant discuss border security
Alex Paton
May 22, 2018
Governor Phil Bryant is in Washington, D.C. this week talking with President Trump about border security and safe communities. On Monday night, President Trump met with five Governors and the Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen...
Hood urges penalties for certain drug manufacturers
Brittany Land
May 21, 2018
Attorney General Jim Hood and a bipartisan group of 38 other attorneys general are calling on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for not identifying suspicious shipments of the...
Unemployment rate remains at historic low
Steven Gagliano
May 21, 2018
April’s unemployment numbers have been released, and Mississippi remains to see record lows. According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, Mississippi’s unemployment rate in April 2018 was 4.6%, the second lowest level of unemployment...
Mississippi’s democratic caucus talks state’s crumbling infrastructure
Alex Paton
May 18, 2018
The Mississippi Legislature’s Democratic Caucus held a meeting to discuss the transportation and infrastructure crisis in the state. During the public meeting, Senators and Representatives heard from Scott Waller, President, and CEO of the Mississippi...
Hyde-Smith questions head of EPA
Alex Paton
May 17, 2018
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith encouraged Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to continue guiding the agency toward “a commonsense approach to the environmental regulatory process.” Hyde-Smith questioned Pruitt on Wednesday at a Senate Interior...
Hyde-Smith discusses working while campaigning
Brittany Land
May 15, 2018
Some are wondering how Mississippi’s newest senator, Cindy Hyde-Smith, is balancing campaigning while also working in Washington D.C. Hyde-Smith visited Mississippi last week and said campaigning is going very well. “It’s doing what you’re supposed...
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