“Senator Roger Wicker, Mississippi’s new U.S. Senator and a longtime friend of the Gulf Coast. In Congress Wicker fought for us after Katrina. The Sun Herald wrote, ‘We already owe Roger Wicker a debt of thanks.'”
Reference: “We already owe Roger Wicker a debt of thanks.” Sun Herald Editorial, 1/1/2008. “Over the years, Roger Wicker’s congressional responsibilities have made him familiar with South Mississippians and their vital interests. For that, we can all be grateful.”
“In Congress he achieved bipartisan support working with Senators Lott, Cochran and Congressman Taylor. Wicker helped secure billions of dollars for recovery, rebuilding infrastructure, bringing new jobs.”
Reference: “We already owe Roger Wicker a debt of thanks.” Sun Herald Editorial, 1/1/2008. “When billions of dollars in aid was tied up in Congress, Wicker was on the House negotiating team to secure passage of the Katrina package. When it was approved, Barbour said: ‘Our entire congressional delegation, both Democrats and Republicans, worked to help. I particularly recognize the help of Congressman Roger Wicker, whose influence as a member of the House Appropriations Committee played a major role in the $29 billion special appropriations package.'”
In the 109th Congress Wicker successfully pushed HR3645 and HR3673, the two main Supplemental appropriations bills for Hurricane Katrina relief.
“He listens. He cares. He gets the job done.”
Senator Roger Wicker (R) Campaign Ad