Elections

Gov. Reeves attributes rise in COVID-19 cases to protests

In recent weeks, COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, and across the country, have surged with many possible factors playing a part. Sunday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves attributed the rise to the nationwide protests in response to the death of George Floyd. Liberal media is trying to claim the increase of Coronavirus was just caused by family …

COVID-19 in Mississippi: Numbers rise and cases are confirmed in the Legislature

Friday may have kicked off a long Fourth of July weekend, but the threat and the impact of COVID-19 did not take a break. The three day total of new coronavirus cases, including Friday (914), Saturday (990), and Sunday (226) equals 2,130, bringing the state’s total number of cases, since March 11th, to 30,900.  Sadly, over …

Bipartisan “fix” to National Guard Student Loan Repayment Program introduced

A bipartisan bill has been introduced which enhances student loan benefits so National Guard and Reserve members qualify for full student loan repayments. The legislation was introduced by Mississippi’s 4th District Congressman Steven Palazzo, Deb Haaland (NM-01), and Cheri Bustos (Ill.-17). Right now the many brave young people who choose to enlist in the National Guard and …

Gold Star Week resolution filed by Hyde-Smith to honor families of the fallen

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, with a bipartisan group of cosponsors, has filed a resolution designating Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen members of the Armed Forces. Gold Star Families Remembrance Week precedes Gold Star Mother’s Day, observed by presidential proclamation since 1936 on the last Sunday …