The fifth annual Lounging with Libertarians was an event that aimed to bring together elected officials from every side of the political spectrum. Political party did not matter Saturday at the fifth annual Lounging with Libertarians. Elected officials from every side extended an olive branch in political harmony at the White House Hotel for the […]
The Senate GOP health care vote is a no-go, at least for now. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell postponed a planned vote on the Republican health care bill until after the July 4th recess. Both moderate and more conservative Republicans opposed parts of the proposed bill, prompting the postponement. The non-partisan congressional budget office had […]
In Ocean Springs, Republican Shea Dobson ran against Incumbent Democrat Mayor Connie Moran. Moran has been the mayor of Ocean Springs since 2005. After a very heated election, Shea Dobson has upset the three term incumbent Mayor Connie Moran with 55% of the vote to 45%. The 31-year-old will now take over as mayor of […]
In Pascagoula, Democrat Jenafer Gurley, Republican Dane Maxwell and Independent Lazaro Rovira were all hoping to take Mayor Jim Blevins spot. Blevins chose not to run for re-election. The new mayor of Pascagoula is Republican Dane Maxwell. Maxwell won with 77% of the vote, 60% more than Independent Lazaro Rovira. Maxwell was a businessman and […]
Biloxi Incumbent Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich looked to keep his job and his opponent Democrat Sugar Stallings was hoping to become mayor. Fofo will be keeping his seat and serving a full term this go round after winning 87% of the vote. He served two years after AJ Holloway resigned in 2015.
South Mississippi voters headed to the polls this morning, many weighing in on their mayoral candidates. In Biloxi, Incumbent Mayor Andrew ‘FoFo’ Gilich faces off against Democrat Sugar Stallings. In Bay St. Louis, Democrat Mike Favre and Republican Jeff Harding go head to head. In Moss Point, Incumbent and Independent Billy Broomfield is running against […]
State lawmakers were in Jackson today for a special session expected to last one or two days. The session convened at 10 a.m. to finish budgets for the Mississippi Department of Transportation and the Attorney General’s Office. Attorney General Jim Hood is urging lawmakers to restore a portion of the money they have cut from […]