Why Miss. senator voted against Biden’s $1.9T budget resolution

WLBT-TV Jackson

Why Miss. senator voted against Biden’s $1.9T budget resolution

By Sharie Nicole

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WLBT) - The Senate early Friday approved a measure that would let Democrats muscle President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan through the chamber without Republican...

Mississippi’s Thomas is first woman to officiate a Super Bowl

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Mississippi’s Thomas is first woman to officiate a Super Bowl

By Brett Campbell 

A Mississippi native will be the first woman to officiate a Super Bowl game when the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers meet Sunday in Tampa for Super Bowl LV.

Sarah Bailey Thomas, 47,...

Senators urge Vilsack to solve old problems

Tri-State Livestock News

Senators urge Vilsack to solve old problems

By Jerry Hagstrom

The Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve President Biden’s nomination of Tom Vilsack to be Agriculture secretary, but only after several members urged him to address the same...

Senate committee advances Granholm nomination to lead Energy

The Hill

Senate committee advances Granholm nomination to lead Energy

By Rachel Frazin

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 13-4 on Wednesday to advance to the full Senate the nomination of former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) to be secretary of Energy.

Republican Sens. John...