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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Support Growth of Aviation and Aerospace Workforce in Mississippi
September 27, 2019
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2 million grant to Pearl River Community College of Poplarville, Mississippi, to fund construction of a new Aviation and Aerospace Workforce Academy at the Stennis International Airport. The grant, to be matched with more than $3.9 million in state and local investment, is expected to help create 469 jobs, retain 550 jobs, and generate $5 million in ... More
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Wicker, Hyde-Smith, & Palazzo Commend Federal Fishery Disaster Declaration for Mississippi
September 25, 2019
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Representative Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today commended U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for approving a federal fishery disaster declaration for Mississippi. The legislators had previously urged Secretary Ross to approve Governor Phil Bryant’s request for federal assistance in June. Wicker, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, made the announcement at ... More
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Palazzo Releases Statement on Democrats' Decision to Pursue Impeachment Inquiry
September 24, 2019
Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement after Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced the Democrats would pursue an impeachment inquiry into President Trump: "This is undoubtedly the lowest political attack I've witnessed since coming to Congress. Pelosi and her cronies have been waiting for this day since the moment President Trump was sworn into office. I fully believe President Trump has nothing to hide and that this investigation is ... More
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Palazzo Leads Bipartisan Ten-Year NASA Property Leasing Authority Bill
September 19, 2019
Washington, DC - Congressmen Steven Palazzo (MS-4) has introduced H.R. 4304, the "NASA Enhanced Use Lease Authority Act of 2019" to reauthorize the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) agreement authority for ten years. The program is set to expire on December 31, 2019. "The EUL agreement authority is critically important for NASA and enables our nation's space agency to reduce operating costs, improve facility conditions, and improve mission effectivenes... More
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Wicker, Hyde-Smith, & Palazzo Cheer Selection of Southern Miss to Operate New Research Vessel
September 10, 2019
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Representative Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today welcomed the news that the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has been selected by the National Science Foundation (NSF) as the operating institution for a newly-constructed Regional Class Research Vessel (RCRV). Wicker, Hyde-Smith, and Palazzo each wrote letters of support for USM’s application to host the RCRV, which will support research activities in the Gu... More
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Wicker, Hyde-Smith, & Palazzo Hail Award of $6.7M for Trent Lott International Airport Runway Improvements
August 30, 2019
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Representative Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., today announced the award of a $6,727,759 grant to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) for the Trent Lott International Runway Improvements project. The funds are being made available as part of the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act), which provides ... More
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