March 24, 2017

Back the Badge

Back the Badge (Blue, Red, and Med Lives Matters, retitled) is now the Law in Mississippi. I’m proud to stand up with the hard-working men and women of law enforcement, firefighters, and first responders.

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March 20, 2017

Vietnam Memorial Wall Groundbreaking

Perfect weather for the groundbreaking of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Veterans Park in Tupelo. Veterans from across the region attended. The Wall is going to be possible because of cooperation between private and public money. City, County, and State money was combined with $250,000 of private capital that was donated for the project. “I believe the Wall will become …

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March 16, 2017

Supporters of Mississippi Public Schools

Supporters of Mississippi Public Schools gathered at the State Capitol today. Public Schools play a key role in economic development. Jack Reed Jr from Tupelo spoke on behalf of the business community and Tupelo Middle School TJ Grist spoke on behalf of public school students. Both did a great job. Many others spoke from different regions of the state in …

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March 10, 2017

Dr. Ali Parden

It was an honor to present Dr. Ali Parden with the Tupelo Urology Group a Senate Resolution this morning recognizing her as the first woman in Mississippi with an advanced degree in Urogynecology. Having her abilities and expertise is another economic asset and healthcare feature in our city and county. Thank you CDF and New Beginnings Adoptions for sponsoring and …

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February 23, 2017

Rotary Club 100th

Great to have members of the Rotary Club in the state senate this morning. Rotary is celebrating their 100th birthday.

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February 16, 2017

Boys & Girls Club

Senator Hobb Bryan and I enjoyed being with Ms. Zell Long of Tupelo / Lee County this morning. We are proud to support the Boys & Girls Club and thankful for Ms Long and all of the other staff and volunteers that support this great organization across Mississippi.

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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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