HUD Secretary to Visit Gulfport

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro is coming to Gulfport, where he plans to privately tour the state port before a news conference Thursday for Hurricane Katrina’s 10th anniversary. He’ll be in New Orleans Friday.

Mississippi Development Authority spokeswoman Marlo Dorsey told The Sun Herald Gov. Phil Bryant and port Executive Director Jonathan Daniels will join Castro on the port tour. Bryant and Sens. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker are expected to attend the 2:30 p.m. press conference in Jones Park.