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 …

Continue reading
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 …

Continue reading
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.

Continue reading
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.

Continue reading
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 …

Continue reading
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.

Continue reading
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. …

Continue reading
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.

Continue reading