senate appropriations committee

New BP bill in legislation

BP settlement dollars would be set in an account for coastal projects under Senate Bill 2167 passed by the Senate Appropriations Committee, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said today. The bill, by Senator Brice Wiggins of Pascagoula, creates the Gulf Coast…

Cochran Celebrates Tues. Night Senate Victory

Thad Cochran has been re-elected to a 7th term in the United States Senate and is now poised to become the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, one of the most powerful positions in the nation.