Mississippi Republican Congressmen reject impeachment proceedings

 

WLOX / WLBT – How cultural conservative issues are impacting the Republican race for Governor

How cultural conservative issues are impacting the Republican race for Governor

It’s a race to be elected as the Republican nominee for Governor, and it’s morphing into a race about who’s the most conservative choice. “Conservative” seems to be a buzzword in the primary…

…“Those other two candidates may be trying to eat into the support that maybe Tate Reeves has already cultivated on those culture war issues,” noted Shrader.

While it does follow a national trend for GOP races, Shrader says there is one concern.



“This does shortchange the other issues that affect Mississippians on a daily basis,” he said.

WJTV Reporter travels with Robert Foster

MS Democratic Trust is still alive, hosting fundraiser featuring Baria, Anderson

 

Fitch launches ad for AG

WLOX – Senate confirmation hearings begin for Judge Sul Ozerden of Gulfport

Mississippi’s U.S. senators delivered high praise of U.S. District Court Judge Sul Ozerden to their colleagues in Washington Wednesday. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith introduced Judge Ozerden at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing.

In June, President Trump nominated the Gulfport native to serve on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.



Mississippi's U.S. senators, Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, delivered high praise of U.S. District Court Judge Sul Ozerden to their colleagues in Washington Wednesday.

In his remarks to the committee, Wicker pointed to the wide breadth of experiences Judge Ozerden will draw upon as a jurist.

Wicker, Hyde-Smith give floor speeches on #Apollo50

 

WTOK – Nic Lott campaigns in Meridian

Bryant endorses Lott for Central PSC

 

WJTV – National Black Caucus Local Elected Officials Conference kicks off in Jackson

The Annual National Black Caucus Local Elected Officials Summer Conference kicked off Wednesday afternoon at Jackson City Hall. The conference is hosted by the National League of Cities.

Mayor Lumumba welcomed over 200 delegates, saying that the city of Jackson is a great setting for the group of black elected officials to learn about building bridges. Coalition building is the topic of the conference, and the delegates will have daily learning sessions and activities around the city.

WTOK – Senator Willie Simmons campaigns in Meridian

Coast officials endorse Tony Smith for Southern Transportation Commission

Northern PSC Presley touts Hire Mississippi success

 

WLOX – Mississippi ACLU asks cities repeal panhandling penalities

Mississippi ACLU asks cities to repeal panhandling penaltiesThe American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi is asking 16 cities in the state to eliminate local laws that penalize panhandling.

The organization says in a news release Wednesday that the request is part of a national effort that includes work by the National Law Center of Homelessness & Poverty…

…ACLU of Mississippi says that since last year, four cities in the state have repealed panhandling ordinances – Ridgeland, Meridian, Starkville, and Southaven.

It is asking for other cities to do the same – Brandon, Clarksdale, Cleveland, Clinton, Corinth, Greenville, Greenwood, Grenada, Gulfport, Horn Lake, Jackson, Long Beach, Natchez, Olive Branch, Pascagoula and Vicksburg.