Gov. Phil Bryant announced today that he has appointed Joseph Anthony Sclafani 7th Judicial Circuit Court District Judge, Post 4.
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, early Friday morning voted for the last legislation of his Senate career—an omnibus appropriations measure that will direct significant new resources to Mississippi in support of a national focus on strengthening national defense, improving border security, and rebuilding infrastructure.
The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. According to the Associated Press, the state College Board announced Friday that Alfred Rankins Jr. will become higher education commissioner July 1 when Glenn Boyce retires. Rankins is the current president of Alcorn State University.
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today delivered a Senate address honoring his friend and colleague, Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., who will retire from the Senate on April 1 after faithfully serving Mississippi in Congress for the past 45 years.
Mississippi leads the nation in so many negative indicators, from education to health to poverty, that the phrase “Thank God for Mississippi” now can be found on Wikipedia. When we sit near the bottom of various national rankings. Thank God that Mississippi spares them the embarrassment of being last.