House of Representatives

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.…

State Representative Sonya Williams-Barnes seeking re-election

On Saturday, State Representative Sonya Williams-Barnes officially launched her campaign for a third term. Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy and State Representative Jeramey Anderson were on hand to speak on behalf of Representative Williams-Barnes. Williams-Barnes was first elected…

BP Fund Allocation Bill Dies

A senate bill aimed at creating a special fund for BP money died Tuesday, after it failed to make it out of the house appropriations committee. Members of the House of Representatives coast delegation called it an empty bill saying…

Confederate Flag Vote

The House of Representatives have voted to ban Confederate flags from being flown on flagpoles at veteran’s administration cemeteries. However, the measure would allow people to mark their ancestors’ graves with a small Confederate flag, but only on two days…