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POLITICS
Dr. Ashton Carter Confirmed as Defense Secretary, Mississippi Senators...
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February 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–The next Sec. of Defense for the United States is Dr. Ashton CArter, a current Pentagon employee, physicist, and former deputy Defense Secretary. Both of Mississippi’s senators voted in favor of the confirmation Thursday....
Vaccination Bill Dies, Other Health Care Reforms Passed in...
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February 13, 2015
JACKSON, Miss.–There will be no changes this year to the vaccination laws in Mississippi. A bill that would have allowed more exemptions for parents who want to send their children to school but don’t want...
Mississippi Power Customers to Get Refunds After Supreme Court...
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February 13, 2015
JACKSON, Miss.–The rate increase that Mississippi Power customers have had added to their light bills since 2013 will likely be refunded to customers after the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state Public Service...
Democrat Numbers in MS Legislature Reduced by Retirement
kim
February 12, 2015
JACKSON, Miss. – Longtime state Rep. Bennett Malone, D-Carthage, is retiring.
If Power Plants Close, Your Bills Go Up: Wicker...
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February 12, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–If coal power plants are forced to close under new EPA rules, your light bill could go way up. Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) blasted the new Environmental Protection Agency rules in a Senate hearing...
Cochran: Federal Budget Skips Miss. Flood Projects, Gives More...
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February 12, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–President Obama’s proposed budget for FY2016 has gotten criticism for several reasons. The most recent is from Mississippi’s senior senator, Thad Cochran, who said Wednesday that there is more money going to regulatory agencies...
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