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Wicker, Hyde-Smith, Palazzo, Guest Welcome $15 Million in AIP Grants For Mississippi Airports

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Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., today welcomed the announcement of more than $15 million in new investments from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for enhancement projects at 29 Mississippi airfields. The grants come from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP),...

Rep. Palazzo Reacts to Leaked Supreme Court Decision on Roe v. Wade

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Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) reacted to reports of a leak claiming the Supreme Court had reached a decision to overturn the Court’s previous decision on Roe v. Wade. “While this leak is incredibly concerning when it comes to the validity of the nine justice’s final decision, I am hopeful that it is more than just a leak and is reflective of the Court’s final decision o...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Palazzo Welcome Distribution of $36.7 Million in GOMESA Funds to Miss.

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Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and Congressman Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) today welcomed the distribution of more than $36.7 million to the State of Mississippi and its three coastal counties for coastal conservation, restoration, and hazard mitigation activities. The funding represents Mississippi’s share of revenues generated through the 2006 ...

Palazzo Cosponsors 21st Century Dyslexia Act

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Washington, DC - Yesterday, Congressmen Bruce Westerman (R-AR), Co-Chair of the House Dyslexia Caucus, introduced the bipartisan 21st Century Dyslexia Act to reclassify dyslexia within the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The members released the following statement: "By reclassifying dyslexia as its own, stand-alone category within the Individuals with Disabilities Education Ac...

Miss. Legislators File Amicus Brief On Clean Water Act Authority

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Washington, DC - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., and Representatives Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., Trent Kelly, R-Miss., and Michael Guest, R-Miss., joined 196 of their colleagues in filing an amici curiae brief in support of the petitioners in the pending case Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency before the U.S. Supreme Court. The Sackett case is directly rela...

Rep. Palazzo Condemns the CDC's Decision to Suspend Title 42

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) today condemned the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) decision to suspend Title 42, a highly effective order put in place by President Trump, which allowed Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents to facilitate the swift removal of a historic amount of illegal immigrants during the COVID-19 pandemic. "The numbers speak for themselves, and they'...

MISSISSIPPI, MAINE DELEGATIONS URGE SUPPORT FOR DESTROYERS IN NAVY’S NEXT BUDGET

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), and U.S. Representatives Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) and Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) today joined lawmakers from the Maine congressional delegation in a letter urging Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro to include funding for three Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in next year’s FY2023 budget. “As you work to finalize the Depa...

MISSISSIPPI DELEGATION RAISES QUESTIONS CONCERNING DATABASES OF RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS FOR COVID-19 VACCINES

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith R-Miss., and U.S. Representatives Michael Guest, R-Miss., Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., and Trent Kelly, R-Miss., yesterday evening sent a letter to the Office of Management & Budget concerning reports that the Biden Administration plans to create databases of Federal employees who have requested religious exemptions to President Bi...

Palazzo Announces Congressional App Challenge Winner

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Washington, DC - Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) announced the winner of the Congressional App Challenge for Mississippi's Fourth Congressional District. "Congratulations to Micah Hill, south Mississippi's 2021 Congressional App Challenge winner! Micah's project was not only an impressive display of her STEM capabilities, but a forward-thinking investment in her future as well. Her webpage showc...

Palazzo Praises SCOTUS Ruling on Unconstitutional Vaccine Mandate

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Washington, DC- Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-4) released the following statement following the announcement of a Supreme Court decision to halt President Biden's federal vaccination mandate. "My fellow Americans and I have been very clear, we do not support mandated vaccinations. It is our constitutional freedom to make these important decisions within our families and with the advice of a trust...