U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Taps Mississippi to Improve Emergency Responses

WASHINGTON, D.C – The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) has been awarded a $2.0 million federal grant to carry out a demonstration project to improve emergency medical communications, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) today reported. UMMC will use the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grant for a Rural …Read More

NFL Scoreboard Week 2

Monday Night Football: Philadelphia Chicago       Thursday, September 15th: New York Jets  37 Buffalo               31   Sunday, September 18th: New York Giants   16 New Orleans           13   Tennessee   16 Detroit         15   Pittsburgh   24 Cincinnati   16   Baltimore   25 Cleveland   20   Dallas    27 Washington   23   Carolina   …Read More

Cochran, Tester Introduce Bill to Update 95 Year Old Livestock Marketing Law

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) today announced the introduction of legislation to amend a 95-year-old law to address technological advances now being used in livestock sales. The Senator’s bill, S.3350, would amend the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 to ensure that the law’s …Read More

Senators Add Mississippi Projects to Water Resources Development Act of 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today voted for Senate passage of bipartisan water infrastructure legislation that includes provisions they developed to authorize federal resources for improving waterways, flood control and other projects in Mississippi.  The Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (S.2848 or WRDA) …Read More