Analysis: Mississippi senators split on infrastructure bill

Associated Press

Analysis: Mississippi senators split on infrastructure bill

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s two Republican U.S. senators agree on many issues, but they split on a proposal for the federal government to spend $1 trillion on highways, water systems,...

I-14 now a little closer to being reality

Brookhaven Daily Leader

I-14 now a little closer to being reality

By Brett Campbell

A new interstate could soon intersect Lincoln County along the Hwy. 84 corridor, as I-14 moves toward expansion from West Texas through Georgia.

The U.S. Senate recently unanimously passed an amendment adding...

How the Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ spelled out GOP’s midterm script

Roll Call 

How the Senate ‘vote-a-rama’ spelled out GOP’s midterm script

Amendments broke Democratic unity on thorny issues such as critical race theory, abortion funding, immigration

By Lindsey McPherson

Senate Republicans laid bare their political playbook for next year’s midterms during a lengthy...

Pine Belt VFD receiving federal funding for fire safety improvement

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Pine Belt VFD receiving federal funding for fire safety improvement

By Renaldo Hopkins

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - A Pine Belt volunteer fire department will receive funding from a grant program created to improve fire safety.

According to the offices of U.S. Senators Roger Wicker...

U.S. Senate recognizes August as National Catfish Month

WJTV-TV Jackson

U.S. Senate recognizes August as National Catfish Month

By Cianna Reeves
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJTV) – On Thursday, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to designate August 2021 as National Catfish Month.

The resolution recognizes the importance of catfish farmers and workers, and...

Miss. senators split on historic $1.2T infrastructure package

WLBT-TV Jackson

Miss. senators split on historic $1.2T infrastructure package

By Kailynn Johnson

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith found themselves divided on the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package.

Sen. Hyde-Smith voted against it, but Wicker helped to pass the...