POLITICS
McDaniel receives Dr. Ron Paul’s endorsement
Brittany Land
September 19, 2018
Today Republican U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel announced that he was endorsed by former presidential candidate and congressman, Dr. Ron Paul. Dr. Paul said conservatives who want more liberty and less government should get behind...
Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote for defense spending bill
Steven Gagliano
September 19, 2018
Mississippi’s U.S. Senators have voted in favor of the latest appropriations bills in Washington.  Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith have voted in favor of the two bills that will fund the U.S. Departments of...
Wicker pushes for action on illegal fishing
Alex Paton
September 19, 2018
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker attended a hearing of the Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard to examine the impacts of crime and other conflicts in global fisheries. During the meeting, Wicker asked...
Agencies ask lawmakers for additional funds
Alex Paton
September 18, 2018
Lawmakers have officially started with the process of writing a state budget. During the joint legislative budget hearing, directors from six state agencies presented their budget requests. While all state agencies have submitted their budget...
Hood urges congress to reauthorize VAWA
Steven Gagliano
September 18, 2018
Attorney General Jim Hood joined attorneys general from all states and five territories in a letter urging Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) before it expires later this year. In the letter,...
U.S. Senators pass opioid legislation
Alex Paton
September 18, 2018
Mississippi’s U.S. Senators voted to pass legislation that would significantly ramp up the federal efforts to stop the trafficking of fentanyl and other various opioids while also working to strengthen programs to treat abuse and...
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