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D.C. delegation supports disaster request following Pearl River flood
Steven Gagliano
March 31, 2020
Image courtesy of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Mississippi’s delegation in D.C. is requesting federal aid following the February flooding of the Pearl River.  The delegation sent a letter to President Donald Trump in support...
Emergency supplement benefits approved for SNAP recipients
Steven Gagliano
March 30, 2020
*This article has been updated to include new information from MDHS In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) has approved the issuance of emergency supplement benefits for Supplemental Nutrition...
President Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30th
Steven Gagliano
March 30, 2020
On March 16, President Donald Trump announced a set of guidelines titled “15 Days to Slow the Spread” encouraging social distancing while reinforcing existing CDC recommendations. On Sunday, the President extended those guidelines until April...
Governor Reeves, Dr. Dobbs provide latest on state’s COVID-19...
Steven Gagliano
March 29, 2020
Sunday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves and State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs provided the public with the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak in Mississippi during a Facebook live session. During the 35-minute update, the...
Congress sends CARES act to President Trump’s desk
Steven Gagliano
March 27, 2020
*This article has been updated to reflect that President Trump has signed the bill into law. Shortly after Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, President Trump signed the legislation that...
Sec. of State stresses importance of 2020 Census for...
Steven Gagliano
March 27, 2020
By Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson  With so much uncertainty surrounding our country, one constant is the need for adequate federal funding and representation in Washington, D.C. Our founding fathers knew the importance of...
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