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Wicker, Cochran, & Palazzo Announce $2.0 Million Grant for Gulfport Infrastructure

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., and Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today reported that the City of Gulfport has been awarded a $2.0 million grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for ongoing infrastructure improvements.

FLOOD RECOVERY GRANT AWARDED TO WILKINSON COUNTY

U.S. Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS), Gov. Phil Bryant and the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) announced today the award of a $250,000 post-disaster grant to Wilkinson County to assist residents with repairing homes damaged by flooding in early August.

Wicker, Cochran Announce $20.3 Million for Mississippi Airport Upgrades

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today reported that 19 Mississippi airport facilities will benefit from $20.3 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

COCHRAN ANNOUNCES $10.5 MILLION IN FEMA PREPAREDNESS GRANTS FOR MISS.

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today announced that Mississippi will receive more than $10.5 million in state and local preparedness grants, including more than $2.0 million for security measures at four ports

Biloxi Gains Nearly $9.0 Million for Infrastructure Work, Wicker & Cochran Report

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today announced that the City of Biloxi will receive a nearly $9.0 million grant to purchase infrastructure easements.

$500K Grant to Rehab 50 Homes for Elderly and Disabled in Canton, Mississippi

Fifty owner-occupied homes for elderly and disabled residents in Canton, Mississippi, will be rehabilitated thanks in part to a $500,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from BankPlus and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas). The grant, issued in 2015, will fund Phase 3 of a four-year rehab project, spearheaded by Canton Housing Authority.

$140K Grant to Repair 20 Homes in Mississippi’s Madison County

A $140,000 Affordable Housing Program (AHP) grant from BankPlus and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) is helping 20 low-income homeowners with critical home repairs through Madison Countians Allied Against Poverty (MadCAAP)

Mississippi Tornado Survivors: Keep Your Recovery Process Moving by Returning SBA Disaster Loan Applications

Mississippi tornado survivors who do not submit their U.S. Small Business Administration low-interest disaster loan applications may be saying no to a primary source of federal disaster assistance.

$300,000 ARC Grant Awarded to Winona

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today announced that the city of Winona, located in Montgomery County, will receive $300,000 in grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) for improvements to its wastewater collection system

Three Jackson Nonprofits Awarded $32K in Grants to Support Housing and Business Development

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and BankPlus, an FHLB Dallas member institution, on Wednesday presented Partnership Grant Program (PGP) awards to the Central Mississippi Housing and Development Corporation (CMHDC), the Mississippi Minority Business Alliance (MMBA), and the Zoo Area Progressive Partnership (ZAPP). These PGP awards mark the second grant in recent years to each organization from FHLB Dallas

EPA Awards Green Infrastructure Grant of $20,000 to Mississippi State University

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $20,000 grant to Mississippi State University to carry out a green infrastructure demonstration and training project

SNAP Grant Funds Mississippi Resident’s Home Repairs

The floors in Fay Johnson's Waveland, Mississippi, home were buckling. The electrical system had problems, and the bathroom sink and toilet needed replacing. But living on disability, the 50-year old retired prep cook for Holiday Inn could not afford repairs

Wicker, Cochran Announce $4.8 Million in Grants for Miss. Airports

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today announced that more than $4.8 million in Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grants will be split between three Mississippi airports

Wicker, Bryant Announce $85,000 in ARC Grants for Mississippi

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant today reported that Pontotoc County and Northeast Mississippi Community College (NEMCC) will receive more than $85,000 in grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC).

COCHRAN: 16 MISS. FIRE DEPTS TO SHARE $1.4 MILLION IN GRANTS

U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported that 16 Mississippi fire departments will receive more than $1.4 million in Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) to enhance their operations and safety efforts

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COMMITTEE APPROVES MEDGAR EVERS HOME LEGISLATION

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this morning approved legislation sponsored by U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) to authorize a study on designating the home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers as a National Park Service unit.

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Take Charge of Your Recovery: Tips to Speed Disaster Assistance

While Mississippi survivors could not stop the January 20-21 severe storms and tornadoes from hammering Forrest, Lamar, Perry and Lauderdale counties, there is plenty those with losses can do – with the help of state and federal disaster assistance – to speed their personal recovery