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U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper (R-Miss.), today praised passage of S. 611, the “Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Act,” by the House of Representatives. The bill –would help small and rural communities comply with “safe drinking water” regulations. Rep. Harper and Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.) introduced companion legislation to Senator Roger Wicker’s S. 611 earlier this year.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today introduced legislation to explore whether the home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers should be designated a National Park Service unit.
U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today introduced legislation to explore whether the home of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers should be designated a National Park Service unit
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
Greenview Drive in Jackson, Mississippi, currently is a half-mile long Greenviewstretch where blight and decay have taken up unwelcomed residence. The road to a brighter future began yesterday with a blessing of the street and phase one of the development by local religious leaders, who were joined by banking and community representatives.
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
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
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).
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
Gov. Phil Bryant and Attorney General Jim Hood announced today in Biloxi that Mississippi has reached an agreement in principle with BP to settle claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. The settlement will bring approximately $1.5 billion in additional relief to Mississippi over the next 17 years. Combined with $659 million in early funding, Mississippi is receiving a total of nearly $2.2 billion in compensation.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today joined a bipartisan effort to urge the Department of Health and Human Services to release fiscal year 2015 funding immediately for Community Health Centers. A portion of the funds were set aside for a potential lapse in funding for health centers. However, Congress extended funding earlier this year as part of a larger Medicare package
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., today announced their support of cost-saving legislation that would improve health care accessibility for people who need home health services.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-MS, today cosponsored a bill authored by Sens. Mark R. Warner, D-VA, and Roy Blunt, R-MO, to establish a new infrastructure financing authority to help states and localities better leverage private funds to build and maintain the nation’s outdated infrastructure. The Building and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and Growth in Employment (BRIDGE) Act helps to address the nation’s alarming investment shortfall in maintaining and improving our transportation network, water and wastewater systems and energy infrastructure.
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., today praised passage of the “Grassroots Rural and Small Community Water Systems Act,” S. 611, by the Senate. The bill – which passed unanimously – would help small and rural communities comply with “safe drinking water” regulations. Wicker and Heitkamp introduced the legislation earlier this year
U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today said they expect new challenges to final rules issued Wednesday that would greatly expand the reach of the federal government to regulate water sources, including tributaries, ponds and ditches