More Mississippi Articles

  • Nine years later, Hurricane Katrina recovery funds still being audited

    About $3.6 million of the grants weren't needed by local authorities and should be put to better use by FEMA somewhere else, said the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General in a government watchdog report.

  • Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel's challenge of runoff results

    Judge Hollis McGehee sided with Sen. Thad Cochran's legal team. They had asked McGehee to dismiss the case because McDaniel did not file it within the period designated under Mississippi law.

  • ISA TanTec to create 366 jobs at Miss. tannery

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Warren County has bought a building for German tannery company ISA TanTec's its first American tannery in Mississippi. The company, which currently has tanneries in Vietnam and China, is investing $10.1 million and plans to hire 366 people over five years. The company...

  • Chris McDaniel's court date may come too late to matter

    The Mississippi state senator, who lost a Republican primary runoff to Sen. Thad Cochran in late June, will get a hearing on his legal challenge on Sept. 16 -- just four days before absentee voting begins in the general election. 

  • Vicksburg port operator gets 6-month extension

    VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Kinder Morgan and the Warren County Port Commission have agreed to a six-month extension of the company's current contract to operate port facilities. The Vicksburg Post ( ) reports the decision allows more time for the company to recruit customers...

  • Short-term home rentals get Biloxi's attention

    BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Biloxi officials say 160 property owners are advertising on the Internet to rent their homes and condos for a few days to a few weeks. Jerry Creel, community development director, tells The Sun Herald ( that most aren't licensed or aren't paying taxes...

  • Pascagoula, Miss., to seek $15 million infrastructure loan

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Pascagoula leaders have decided to go to the Mississippi Development Bank for $15 million in bonds for infrastructure work around the city. The Mississippi Press reports ( ) the money will be used for streets, sidewalks, public parking facilities,...

  • It's time to close shop, Chris McDaniel

    The latest development in Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel's ongoing effort to prove that Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., supposedly stole the June primary run-off election with "irregular" votes is just embarrassing.

  • Guess who just became Chris McDaniel's next target

    Chris “declare me the winner”* McDaniel is now trying to drag Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell into his challenge over the results of Mississippi’s June 24 primary runoff. In an email sent Wednesday, the McDaniel campaign called on McConnell to “condemn the race-baiting ads funded by a...

  • Chris McDaniel campaign: Look, we don't want a do-over, we just want to be declared the winner

    The Tea Party-backed state senator, who absolutely refuses to concede defeat to his septuagenarian opponent, said he has evidence that proves Cochran's campaign deployed dirty tactics.

  • Democratic activists were behind controversial Klan ads in Mississippi

    A Democratic activist has claimed responsibility for controversial radio ads that attempted to tie Mississippi Senate candidate Chris McDaniel to the Ku Klux Klan.

From the Weekly Standard