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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Wicker, Hyde-Smith Support Award of $115 Million in Tax Credits to Mississippi Communities

Mississippi Senators Urged Greater Consideration for State’s Applicants U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today praised the award of three New Markets...

Wicker & Hyde-Smith co-sponsor Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today signed as original cosponsors of the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act, legislation to deny...

Wicker Votes for Bill to Crack Down on Illegal and Abusive Robocalls

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today issued the following statement after the Senate overwhelmingly...

Will there be a Mississippi Democrat gubernatorial primary debate?

Candidate for governor, Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith has proposed a debate between Democratic candidates for Governor prior to the August 6...

Wicker Votes to Advance Defense Bill to Full Senate

Senate Armed Services Committee Approves National Defense Authorization Act Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, voted to advance...

Reps. Bennie Thompson and Mark Green Introduce Legislation to Boost Rural Hospitals

Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) and Mark Green (R-TN) will introduce a new piece of legislation today designed to boost rural hospitals called the Rural...

Hyde-Smith announces transit grant to improve access to Clarksdale Community Health Center

U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today announced a $360,540 grant to Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services Center, Inc. in Clarksdale to support better...

Bipec releases 2019 Legislator “Business & Jobs” report card

BIPEC has released its Legislator “Business & Jobs” Report Card for the 2019 legislative session. The BIPEC Report Card recognizes “Business & Jobs Champions”...

Mississippi Forestry Commission names new Director of Information and Outreach

Effective May 16, Jason Scott has joined the Mississippi Forestry Commission (MFC) as the new Director of Information and Outreach. “Jason’s 10 years of experience...

SALTER: Call it reform or expansion, but embattled state hospitals seek Medicaid safety net

By: Sid Salter As noted more often than this writer cares to remember, the fact is that public health care for Mississippi’s poor, working poor,...

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