Booneville, MS – On Thursday, October 9, Congressman Travis Childers will launch his campaign for reelection to Mississippi’s First District congressional seat. The Congressman will hold regional campaign kick-off events in Lee, DeSoto, Lafayette, Alcorn, Prentiss, and Lowndes Counties.

Congressman Childers was elected to the House of Representatives this spring after a total of four primary and special elections. The Congressman led the ticket in each of the four contests, and was sworn into office in May.

Since taking office, the Congressman has proudly served on the Agriculture and Financial Services Committees, traveled to Iraq and the U.S.-Mexico border, and unveiled a six-point energy plan to provide North Mississippians with much-needed relief.

He has also introduced four pieces of legislation to encourage investment in small business, prevent employment of illegal immigrants, extend hybrid vehicle tax credits, and protect Americans’ Second Amendment rights.
Congressman Childers successfully passed the Second Amendment Enforcement Act, as well as a measure to prohibit federal infrastructure funds from being used to hire illegal aliens, both of which won overwhelming bipartisan support.

Congressman Childers previously served as Prentiss County Chancery Clerk for 16 years.

Members of the public can RSVP for the following events at http://childersforcongress.com/tc_events.html or by calling 662-728-6784.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. CDT
Travis Childers Kicks Off Campaign in Tupelo South Courthouse Lawn Lee County Courthouse 200 W Jefferson St.
Tupelo, MS 38804

Friday, October 10, 2008

3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CDT
Travis Childers Kicks Off Campaign in Hernando Coleman’s BBQ
554 E Commerce St.
Hernando, MS 38632

Saturday, October 11, 2008

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. CDT
Travis Childers Opens Oxford Office, Holds Campaign Kick-Off Breakfast Childers for Congress Oxford Office
425 S Lamar Blvd.
Oxford, MS 38655

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. CDT
Travis Childers Kicks Off Campaign in Corinth City Park
309 S Parkway St.
Corinth, MS 38834

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. CDT
Travis Childers Kicks Off Campaign in Booneville Northeast Mississippi Community College Black & Gold Room
101 Cunningham Blvd.
Booneville, MS 38829

Monday, October 13, 2008

Travis Childers Kicks Off Campaign in Columbus Time and Location TBA

Travis Childers Campaign Release
10/8/8