Category Archives: Yall Politics

Sen. Cochran commends Gulfport’s Lynn Meadows Discovery Center on receiving national award

RELEASE: COCHRAN COMMENDS LYNN MEADOWS DISCOVERY CENTER ON PRESTIGIOUS NATIONAL AWARD Gulfport Children’s Museum Receives Nation’s Highest Award for Museums and Libraries WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today congratulated the many hard-working staff and volunteers at the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children in Gulfport on receiving the National Medal for Museum […]

Wicker touts US Senate passage of FAA reform bill

RELEASE: Wicker: FAA Reform Bill Clears Senate Passenger-Friendly Legislation Includes New Robust Consumer Protections WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today voted in favor of a bipartisan initiative to reauthorize and reform the mission of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The legislation, H.R. 636, was approved in March by the Senate Committee on Commerce, […]

Legislature looks to tighten welfare programs, increase Medicaid verifications

Legislature Considers Auditing Welfare Recipients A joint House-Senate committee filed the latest version of House Bill 1116 Monday. It would have an outside company build an electronic records system for Medicaid. Officials would periodically verify recipients’ financial information and residency to determine whether they’re still eligible for aid. A discrepancy would result in someone losing […]