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...

No, California Isn’t Banning Bacon, but new Rule Could Have Iowa Impact

Iowa Starting Line

No, California Isn’t Banning Bacon, but new Rule Could Have Iowa Impact

By Ty Rushing

No, California isn’t banning bacon or withholding ham from its residents.

However, the Golden State is restricting where its swine comes from via Proposition 12. This measure is why it has become...

Senators step up to prevent ag trade suppression

Farm Progress

Senators step up to prevent ag trade suppression

EATS Act prohibits states and local governments from regulating production or manufacturing standards to other states.

By Jacqui Fatka

As the courts continue to uphold the state of California from imposing its production standards on...

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Stop California's Prop 12

Progressive Farmer

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Stop California's Prop 12

By Jerry Hagstrom
 
The National Pork Producers Council has been pushing back against California's law prohibiting the sale of food products from confined animals. Some Republican senators have introduced a bill trying to...

Proposed legislation to limit use of ‘Product of USA’ label

Meat+Poultry

Proposed legislation to limit use of ‘Product of USA’ label

By Erica Shaffer

WASHINGTON – US Senator Mike Rounds (R-SD) and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are backing a law that would limit the “Product of USA” label to beef sourced from cattle that are born, raised and slaughtered in...

Senate Committee Approves $20.7 Million to Advance Yazoo Pumps

Delta Council E-News

Senate Committee Approves $20.7 Million to Advance Yazoo Pumps

Upper Yazoo Projects, Delta Headwaters also see Increase

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced committee passage of an appropriations measure that includes funding to support flood control and water infrastructure...

Camp Shelby receiving Senate funding for military construction

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Camp Shelby receiving Senate funding for military construction

The funding from the bill will go towards both the Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center and the 172nd Airlift Wing at the Jackson International Airport.

By Renaldo Hopkins

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDAM) - Camp Shelby in...

Committee approves $20.7M to advance Yazoo Backwater Area Project

WJTV-TV Jackson

Committee approves $20.7M to advance Yazoo Backwater Area Project

By Kaitlin Howell

WASHINGTON (WJTV) – On Wednesday, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) announced the Senate Appropriations Committee passed an appropriations measure that includes funding to support flood control...