Billy Hewes kicks off bid for Mississippi lt. governor

MOSS POINT, Miss. — Sen. Billy Hewes, R-Gulfport, made his bid for lieutenant governor official Thursday during a stop at Trent Lott International Airport before about 20 supporters.

With his wife, Paula, at his side, Hewes gave a 15-minute speech that touched on the importance of job-creation, family values, conservative government spending and affordable education.

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