Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

Erosion Undermines History at Vicksburg National Military Park

Hallowed Ground Magazine

The most serious battle being fought at Vicksburg National Military Park today, according to park staff, is against erosion, the process by which earth is carried away by wind or water....

Hyde-Smith Presented Golden Gavel Award

Magee News

Hyde-Smith Presented Golden Gavel Award
 
By Sue Honea

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) this week received the Golden Gavel Award for presiding over the U.S. Senate for 100 hours during the 116th Congress. Since becoming Mississippi’s junior Senator in 2018, Hyde...

Kennedy, Cassidy propose plan to increase Gulf of Mexico lease sales

Lafayette (La.) Daily Advertiser

Kennedy, Cassidy propose plan to increase Gulf of Mexico lease sales

By William Taylor Potter

Louisiana's U.S. senators are spearheading an attempt to require the federal government to hold two lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico each year — a move the senators say...

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Conserve Gulf Coast, Protect Texas Energy Jobs

Katy (Texas) News

Cornyn Introduces Bill to Conserve Gulf Coast, Protect Texas Energy Jobs

Dec 3, 2020

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) today introduced the Conservation Funding Protection Act to protect jobs and drilling opportunities in the Gulf of Mexico as well as the conservation they fund.

“Ens...

Attorney confirmed as federal judge in south Mississippi

Associated Press

Attorney confirmed as federal judge in south Mississippi

By Emily Wagster Pettus

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed a 37-year-old attorney who has been involved in Republican politics as a new federal district judge for the southern half of Mississippi.

Taylo...

Deadline looms for public input on backwater pump project

Vicksburg Post

Deadline looms for public input on backwater pump project

By John Surratt

As the deadline for public comment nears, officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District report receiving a large number of people have responded to its Supplemental Environmental Impact...