Wicker, Hyde-Smith oppose federal same-sex marriage bill

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo

Wicker, Hyde-Smith oppose federal same-sex marriage bill

By Taylor Vance

JACKSON — Both of Mississippi’s U.S. senators on Wednesday night voted against a key move to advance legislation that would protect same-sex and interracial marriages.

Twelve...

U.S. Senate advances bill protecting same-sex and interracial marriages

Fox 13 Memphis

U.S. Senate advances bill protecting same-sex and interracial marriages

By Samantha Manning

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that gives federal protections to same-sex and interracial marriages in a vote of 62-37.

“Marriage equality is too important an issue...

Working on farm bill, senators frustrated by what counts as rural

CQ Roll Call

Working on farm bill, senators frustrated by what counts as rural

By Ellyn Ferguson, CQ

Senate Agriculture members from both parties on Tuesday offered a glimpse into what could be a thorny issue as lawmakers begin work on the 2023 farm bill: the federal definition of rural. 
 
The...

Veterans Day ceremony set for Friday

Madison County Journal

Veterans Day ceremony set for Friday

By John Lee

RIDGELAND — Retired Col. John McCollum said the Veterans Day observance here is a great way to honor veterans and their families for putting their lives on the line for the freedom the country enjoys today. 

“I think this event...

Sunshine Protection Act: Here's what could change if approved

WAPT-TV Jackson

Sunshine Protection Act: Here's what could change if approved

Some say the time change is disruptive, while others are happy for the daylight

By Christana Kay, Meteorologist

JACKSON, Miss. — People are still adjusting to the one-hour time change, but one bill could remove the time...

Daylight Saving ends Sunday; is this the last time?

Brookhaven Daily Leader

Daylight Saving ends Sunday; is this the last time?

By Daily Leader Staff

A Senate-passed bill will make this Sunday the final time Mississippians set their clocks back to end Daylight Saving Time.

If the U.S. House of Representatives passes it and the president signs it,...