RELEASE: EaglePAC Endorses Cochran

Jackson, MS – EAGLE PAC, which serves to advance The University of Southern Mississippi, released the following statement endorsing U.S. Senator Thad Cochran for re-election:

“Mississippi is fortunate to have a true statesman in the Senate that represents its people with integrity and shares the values that Mississippians hold so dear.

Senator Cochran has been a strong advocate for Southern Miss in Washington. As a result of Thad’s commitment and dedication to Southern Miss, the university has garnered international respect in numerous fields such as polymer science, marine sciences, economic development and education. Senator Cochran understands the critical role of higher education in ensuring that the private sector thrives.

After Hurricane Katrina Senator Cochran’s leadership was vital in assisting Southern Miss, as well as all of South Mississippi, recover from that devastating storm. Whether the crisis is a hurricane, oil spill or tornado, Eagle PAC knows Southern Miss can count on Thad.

Because of his experience, knowledge and integrity, Eagle PAC believes that Senator Cochran will continue to advance Southern Miss’s interests and that he is the right person to represent Mississippi in the U.S. Senate.”

“I am grateful for the support of Eagle PAC,” said Senator Cochran. “The University of Southern Mississippi contributes to our state in many important ways. It’s educational focus, including being home to nationally-recognized programs such as its School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, create opportunities for our citizens. I look forward to continuing to work with Southern Miss to build Mississippi’s economy and quality of life.”