TRENT KELLY: Mississippians have tools to be successful
During the month of August, I spent a lot of time listening to the concerns of constituents in all 22 counties of the First Congressional District. Many of these conversations included questions about infrastructure funding and the federal government’s role in funding our highways and infrastructure.
The importance of a sound highway program can’t be understated. Before 1987, Mississippi had only two four-lane highways. Today, a major driver of economic development is infrastructure.
Everyone benefits from safe and efficient roads and bridges. One of my priorities as your congressman is to ensure that our state has the resources to address infrastructure issues and continue to be an attractive state for employers and families.