Elections

Border enforcement helicopters to be built in Mississippi

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), a member of the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, has announced the award of a $59.1 million contract to procure Mississippi-produced Light Enforcement Helicopters (LEH) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) contract is for the delivery of nine LEH aircraft, with an option …

Reeves receives McDaniel’s endorsement in Governor’s race

State Senator and former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel has thrown his support behind Tate Reeves ahead of the upcoming runoff election in the Republican Gubernatorial primary. Reeves faces former Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr. in the runoff on the 27th.  McDaniel announced his endorsement in a lengthy Facebook post, which he began by saying …

Foster backs Waller ahead of GOP gubernatorial runoff

Photo courtesy of Bill Waller Jr./Twitter Former Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. has received the endorsement of a former opponent ahead of the runoff election in the Republican gubernatorial primary.  Former State Rep. Robert Foster secured 18% of the vote on election night, which helped to set up the runoff between Waller and …