House passes Palazzo bill to rename post office after Biloxi officer Robert McKeithen

Congressman Steven Palazzo spoke on the floor of the United States House of Representatives to honor the life of fallen Biloxi Police Officer Robert McKeithen.

Palazzo introduced a bill, H.R. 3175, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 135 Main Street in Biloxi as the “Robert S. McKeithen Post Office Building.”

You can watch Congressman Palazzo’s remarks on the House floor here, or read a transcript of the speech is included below.

McKeithen, a 24-year veteran of the Biloxi Police Department, was shot in front of the Lopez Quave Public Safety Center on May 5, 2019.

H.R. 3175 passed in the House by unanimous voice vote and will be soon sent to the Senate.

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