Senators shed masks after CDC lifts mandate

The Hill

Senators shed masks after CDC lifts mandate

By Jordan Carney

Senators largely shed their masks as they returned to the Capitol on Monday, marking a step back toward pre-pandemic normalcy after more than one year.

Monday's session comes after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

USDA approves shrimp-buy program to help distressed seafood industry

WXXV-TV Gulfport

USDA approves shrimp-buy program to help distressed seafood industry
 
By WXXV - May 14, 2021

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Thursday commitment to purchase an additional $25 million in wild-caught shrimp that should benefit the Mississippi Gulf Coast, according to a press...

Mississippi airports to receive $10.3M for improvements

WJTV-TV Jackson

Mississippi airports to receive $10.3M for improvements

STATE NEWS

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced on Friday that the award of $10.3 million for improvements will be given to 10 Mississippi airfields.

“Mississippi...

Support: Thompson Willing to Work with City on Water and Crime Issues

Northside Sun

Support: Thompson Willing to Work with City on Water and Crime Issues

By Nell Luter Floyd

Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) said he’s willing to work with the city of Jackson to tackle its water woes as well as crime issues during a city council meeting that focused on reducing...