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Congressman Thompson Votes NO on GOP Farm Bill

Today, U.S. Representative Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) voted NO on H.R. 2, commonly known as the GOP Farm Bill of 2018. “This bill did not...

Mississippi’s primaries have been “bloodless” to this point

Politics is a funny thing. In late February, Mississippi political observers were looking to June 5 with a real sense that a donnybrook was about...

Wicker Applauds Administration Efforts to Streamline Infrastructure Permitting Process

Miss. Senator Calls for Unified Agency Standards to Speed Project Approvals U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today attended a hearing to consider S. 2800, “America’s...

Rand Paul’s ‘Penny Plan’ gets voted down – was it a real thing or...

Rand Paul's 'Penny Plan' was voted on in the US Senate today.  His plan called for the reduction of all federal spending by 1%...

Gina Haspel voted in as new Director of the CIA

Today Senators voted to approve Gina Haspel as the next Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). She was confirmed in a bipartisan vote of...

Wicker Introduces Bill to Expand Junior ROTC Units

More Students in Rural, Low-Income Areas Would Benefit From Leadership Program U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today introduced S. 2867, the “JROTC Opportunities through Transformational...

Wicker Invites Amtrak Board Nominee to Experience Mississippi Rail Service

Miss. Senator Points to Positive Impact of Passenger Rail Routes U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a senior member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science,...

Wicker Opposes Heavy-Handed Regulation of the Internet

Miss. Senator Urges Colleagues to Support New, Bipartisan Legislation to Protect an Open Internet U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Chairman of the Subcommittee on Communications,...

Wicker Shares Mississippi Efforts to Develop Tech Workforce, Close Broadband Gaps

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, yesterday chaired a hearing to consider...

Gov. Bryant among group to nominate President Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Gov. Phil Bryant joined six others in signing a letter nominating President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize. In the letter, those who endorsed...

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