Gov. Reeves visits Parchman, addresses problems
I want to thank the good people at Parchman working to make a difference. They are doing their absolute best in tough circumstances. As we work to root out corruption and incompetence, we can’t forget those that are maintaining order today. 3/6 pic.twitter.com/cjoouLpBaR
— Tate Reeves (@tatereeves) January 23, 2020
WJTV – Gov. Reeves signs House Bill 1; fully funding 2019 teacher pay raise
Reeves to give first State of the State Address, Democratic Response to be given by House Minority Leader Johnson
— Yall Politics (@MSyallpolitics) January 24, 2020
At first glance, it seemed less changes were made to committee chairmanships in this chamber than the Senate. This could be due to no change being made in Speaker of the House, Philip Gunn.
YP – Speaker Gunn gives House Democrats a seat at the table with Committee assignments
Gunn insured @MSGOP maintained strong control over key policy committees but divvied up other leadership roles where @msdemocrats could find a voice if they work with leadershiphttps://t.co/KtqUPZSByb
— Yall Politics (@MSyallpolitics) January 23, 2020
Powerball and Mega Millions ticket sales will begin in Mississippi Jan. 30.
Sales of scratch-off lottery tickets in the state began in November and have been brisk. The same is expected of Powerball and Mega Millions ticket sales since Mississippians will no longer have to cross state lines to play.
Carter served in the United States Army for 12 years. He was previously assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, in Schweinfurt, Germany in 2007 and was deployed to Baghdad under the Dagger Brigade in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
WJTV – ACLU meets with Mississippi lawmakers
Sen. Wicker keeps focus on future workforce
The United States faces a 5G labor shortage. This week I chaired a @SenateCommerce hearing to consider nationwide efforts to recruit, hire, and train the workers who will support our future economy. https://t.co/0fTUMypX1T
— Senator Roger Wicker (@SenatorWicker) January 23, 2020
Hyde-Smith comments of WOTUS roll back
I’m grateful to @realdonaldtrump and his administration for fulfilling the commitment to roll back #WOTUS, and protecting our waters while also removing overreaching federal regulation. @EPA @USACEHQ https://t.co/Tu15F3GTw0 https://t.co/1EzwWVjT9V
— U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (@SenHydeSmith) January 23, 2020
Erin Smith is the Double Up Food Bucks MS Director and wrote the grant to get the funding.
“It’s also helping the most needy, the most vulnerable populations. we have children that are, living in Mississippi we don’t realize that they are food insecure. they are hungry,” said Smith. “Low income moms they wanted to be able too give their children more access to fresh fruits and vegetables”.