Roger Wicker

Senator Roger Wicker visits the Coast

U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and U.S. Senator Roger Wicker came down to the Mississippi Gulf Coast to visit sites that highlight the recent progress being made along…

Urging support for Gulf Coast Rail Service

Mississippi U.S. Senator Roger Wicker is urging support for the Gulf Coast Passenger Rail Service. On Thursday, Senator Wicker shared his support for the restoration of passenger rail services along the Gulf Coast in a letter sent to the…

Senator Roger Wicker backs COVID-19 relief package

Senator Roger Wicker is supporting the COVID-19 relief package as Congress approves new aid and several Wicker-led bills. This past week, President Trump signed a new COVID-19 relief bill paired with legislation to fund the government through…

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…

Sen. Wicker addresses Kessler AFB housing concerns

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker stepped up to the plate today to dispute concerns over the military housing system at Keesler Air Force Base in Biloxi. Wicker, who is a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, asked the Secretary…

Senator Wicker visits Gulfport High School

Two-hundred and thirty-two years ago tomorrow, we celebrate the birth of our government. Ahead of Constitution Day, one Mississippi senator decided to educate some local high school students on the importance of government. Having the attention of a room full…

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support confirmation of Ozerden

Today, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith recommended the confirmation of U.S. District Court Judge Sul Ozerden of Gulfport to serve on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the fifth circuit. Wicker and Hyde-Smith introduced Ozerden at a…

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker sworn in

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker was sworn into the United States Senate for another six-year term today. Vice President Mike Pence administered the Oath of Office on the Senate floor. Wicker has represented Mississippi in the United States Senate since December…

Wicker/Hyde-Smith Election night reception

It is official: Wicker will be in the Senate seat for Mississippi for another six years and the special election is heading into a run-off. News 25’s Gabby Easterwood was in Jackson last night where Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker…

Mississippi Senators on Judge Kavanaugh vote

Mississippi Republican Senator Roger Wicker has confirmed his vote for Judge Kavanaugh. News 25 spoke with him on the phone. Here’s what he had to say: “I don't think we're well served with judges who like to make up constitutional…

Roger Wicker wins U.S. Senate Republican nomination

Richard Boyanton faced off against incumbent Roger Wicker for the Republican nomination in the U.S. Senate. Senator Wicker defeated Boyanton and will go on to run for re-election for his second full term. News 25 spoke with Senator Wicker today…

Senator Wicker’s thoughts on Election Day

As votes are pouring in across the state in today’s elections, we had the chance to speak to one familiar candidate in the Senate primary. Senator Roger Wicker in Washington, D.C. gives us his thoughts on today’s election as he…

Senator Wicker concerned about railroad safety

Republican Senator Roger Wicker expressed concern over railroad safety today during a hearing in the nation’s capital. The hearing comes in the wake of recent high profile rail incidents in three different states that the National Transportation Safety Board has…

Senator Wicker statement on McDaniel candidacy

Senator Roger Wicker released a statement today after McDaniel’s announcement. That statement said, “Gayle and I are looking forward to this campaign and sharing my record of successfully fighting to reduce job-killing regulations, confirm conservative judges, enact historic tax cuts,…

Senator Wicker meets with Biloxi P.D. in Washington

Today in Washington, D.C., U.S. Senator Roger Wicker met with Biloxi Chief of Police John Miller and Assistant Chief of Police Michael Wills to discuss the local impacts of regional information sharing systems. Wicker has been a strong proponent of…

Wicker displays Gulfport High ornaments in Washington

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker is starting the Christmas holiday by putting Gulfport High School on the map. Unique ornaments created by students from Gulfport High School were added to the tree in his Washington, D.C. office to add a special…