January 11, 2017

Blue, Red, and Med Lives Matters Act of 2017

On Wednesday 1-11, I introduced a bill in the Mississippi State Senate called the “Blue, Red, and Med Lives Matters Act of 2017.” This law, if enacted, would provide enhanced penalties to anyone that would attack the men and women of law enforcement, our firefighters, and emergency first responders in uniform while performing their duties. I’m standing up for you …

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December 21, 2016


Great to tour Navistar with U.S. Senator Roger Wicker. The West Point facility builds America’s premier MRAP military vehicle. Thanks to the work of Senator Wicker and our federal delegation, the plant has received some additional military contracts which will continue to provide jobs for hard-working Mississippians.

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November 17, 2016

Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence

I continue to find my interest increasing in educational / career opportunities for our young people. Took time today to tour Old Miss’s the Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence. This is a high-tech manufacturing facility located in Oxford. The purpose of the center is to instruct and sharpen the management and leadership skills of students seeking professions in manufacturing. …

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November 11, 2016

World War I Memorial Dedicated

World War I Memorial dedicated this morning in Tupelo Lee County Veterans Park. It’s a beautiful Monument and honors the men and women who served in World War I.

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November 1, 2016

40 Days for Life

Proud to stand today in our capitol city with 40 Days for Life and other supporters of Life from across Mississippi. “For all of those who love our freedoms and rights, life is the most important right. Without your first breath, none of the other rights, the right of religion, the right to assemble, the right to keep and bear …

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October 21, 2016

Baldwyn Scores

Way to go, Baldwyn Bearcats! Baldwyn Elementary School 3rd graders had the highest reading scores in the state of Mississippi for the 2014-15 school year. Proud to present their students, teachers, and parents with a Senate Resolution congratulating them on their success.

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October 20, 2016

Coca-Cola 100th Birthday

Happy 100th birthday Coca-Cola! Many gathered this evening at the Tupelo Automobile Museum to celebrate Coca-Cola’s 100 birthday. Tupelo City Councilwoman Nettie Davis and Tupelo city Councilman Buddy Palmer congratulated Coca-Cola on their birthday.

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October 10, 2016

Highway Work

Thank you, Hwy. Commissioner Mike Tagert, for taking time to show me some examples of road damage and improvements in Lee County. I appreciate you helping me understand the road maintenance required and needed in and around North Mississippi.

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October 7, 2016

TVA Facility Visit

Had the opportunity to tour one of TVA’s modern, efficient and environmentally friendly 500,000 kilo-volt facilities in Lee County today. Thanks for your invitation Amy Tate. TVA provides low cost energy to over a million Mississippians and they are a vital partner in area economic development. Thank you for your investment in our region and in our people.

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