Category Archives: Yall Politics

Wicker: US Senate passes Comprehensive Energy bill for first time since 2007

RELEASE: Wicker: Senate Updates U.S. Energy Policy Comprehensive Energy Bill Passes Chamber for First Time Since 2007 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today voted in favor of legislation to modernize the nation’s energy infrastructure, lower utility bills for consumers, and promote job creation in the energy sector. The “Energy Policy Modernization Act,” S. […]

State Treasurer Fitch critical of Legislative bond bill

Treasurer Fitch critical of state borrowing Treasurer Lynn Fitch called the Legislature’s decisions on borrowing for special projects deeply disappointing and hypocritical in a letter to state leaders. She said some of the state’s bonds don’t meet the qualifications for tax-exempt status, are vague and could threaten the state’s credit rating. “Several items in the […]