Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote for Coronavirus relief – What’s in it?

Y’all Politics

Wicker, Hyde-Smith vote for Coronavirus relief – What’s in it?

By Frank Corder

Mississippi’s U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith both voted late Wednesday evening for the $2 trillion bipartisan legislation to support American families, workers, and businesses through the...

GOP senators urge Saudi Arabia to leave OPEC

The Hill

GOP senators urge Saudi Arabia to leave OPEC

By Rachel Frazin

A group of Republican senators are saying that Saudi Arabia should leave OPEC and instead become a “free market energy powerhouse.”

The six senators wrote a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him to make this case to...

Deal Done: Mississippi delegation expected to support coronavirus relief

Y’all Politics

Deal Done: Mississippi delegation expected to support coronavirus relief

By Frank Corder

A deal between Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate and House was reached after midnight to provide a nearly $2 trillion coronavirus relief package that will include both individual and...

Senators Stress COVID-19 Relief for Agriculture

Ag News Wire

Senators Stress COVID-19 Relief for Agriculture

March 24, 2020

Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) led a Senate colloquy Monday to outline the importance of supporting farmers, ranchers and rural America in legislation to provide relief from the impacts of COVID-19. Hoeven worked to include $50...

20 health centers receive federal funding for COVID-19 response

News Mississippi

20 health centers receive federal funding for COVID-19 response

By Steven Gagliano

As lawmakers in D.C. continue to work on the third coronavirus response package, funding from the first package continues to make its way to states, including Mississippi. 

On March 6, President Trump...

Farmer: ‘We’ve got work to do’

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Farmer: ‘We’ve got work to do’

By Donna Campbell

Farmers farm when it’s hot, cold, dry, wet and bug infested. So they say they’re not going to let a COVID-19 outbreak come between them and their job.

“Coronavirus or no coronavirus, we’ve got work to do,” said Rep. Vince...

Senators push for infrastructure plan in next coronavirus relief bill

WJTV-TV Jackson 

Senators push for infrastructure plan in next coronavirus relief bill

by: Jessi Turnure

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) – As the coronavirus threat continues to spread throughout the U.S., President Trump signed a second relief bill for free testing, paid sick leave, and food assistance.

Now...

Senate sends House coronavirus relief bill to President Trump

WKRN-TV Nashville, Tenn.

Senate sends House coronavirus relief bill to President Trump
 
031820 Nexstar Coronavirus Interview

by: Jessi Turnure

WASHINTON (NEXSTAR) – The Senate voted Wednesday to send the House coronavirus relief bill to President Trump to sign.

Senators will now continue their work on another plan to support small...