CLARION LEDGER – Cindy Hyde-Smith makes bank; Chris McDaniel signs contract in Mississippi Senate race

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s campaign on Thursday announced she’s raised more than $1.6 million from April through June and has $1.4 million in campaign cash on hand…

…Raising substantial campaign funds is reportedly one of the benchmarks the Trump White House set for Hyde-Smith as prerequisite for potential endorsement by the president.

McDaniel on Thursday said his fundraising is going well but, “We will never out-raise Mitch McConnell and the lobbyists of the swamp.”

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MBJ – Bryant appoints Tom Koger to HCPHC

Tom Koger has been appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission. He is a resident of Diamondhead and has lived in Hancock County for more than 50 years. He replaces Sherri Bevis who had served on the Commission since 2013.

During his career, Koger worked in numerous civilian and defense space programs. As a senior vice president of Boeing, he was responsible for business development, space policy and government affairs in a commercial space program.