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Biden to sign $15 minimum wage for federal contract workers

By JOSH BOAK Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden is preparing to sign an executive order to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors. Administration officials say the order will provide a pay bump…

Mississippi to receive $21.3M to help with fisheries disaster

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Representative Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced that $21,311,804 in federal fishery disaster relief funds has been allocated for Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Commerce aid is being distributed in response to a prolonged period…

Primaries for federal offices in Mississippi to be held Tuesday

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi voters are choosing Democratic and Republican nominees for federal offices. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Voters in the primaries must show government-issued photo IDs.…

Race for Congress heats up

This year, Congressman Steven Palazzo will face at least three challengers in the March 10th primary as he seeks re-election this year. One of them is current Biloxi City Councilman Robert Deming. The other two contenders in this race are…

Congressman Steven Palazzo sworn into office

Congressman Steven Palazzo was sworn into the 116th Congress today, entering his fifth term serving Mississippi’s fourth congressional district. He says, “I am honored to continue serving South Mississippi in Washington. Since day one I’ve defended our Mississippi values and…

Congressman Palazzo speaks on the Coast

This morning, newly re-elected Congressman Steven Palazzo stopped in Gulfport to speak to residents about the efforts going on in Congress. This re-election will mark Palazzo’s fifth term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He tells News 25 as he…

Palazzo Looks To Create Term Limits

How long should a member of the House or Senate be able to hold their seat? If you ask Congressman Steven Palazzo, it should be no longer than 12 years. Today, Congressman Palazzo reintroduced legislation that would limit members of…