The Mississippi Link Newswire
Today, members of the Mississippi House of Representatives were surprised with a treat as they prepared to close the 2016 Regular Legislative Session. American Idol first runner-up La’Porsha Renae stopped by the House Chamber on her way home to McComb. Renae was joined by her mother, father, sister and daughter. She sang “Amazing Grace.” Rep. David Myers (D-McComb) introduced and recognized her with House Resolution 120. Pictured are Speaker of the House Philip Gunn (from left); Edward Mays, Renae’s father; Carolyn Mays, Renae’s mother; Sabrena Mays, Renae’s sister; La’Porsha Renae; Nayalee, Renae’s daughter; Rep. Angela Cockerham (D-Magnolia); Rep. David Myers (D-McComb); Rep. Omeria Scott (D-Laurel) and Speaker Pro Tempore Greg Snowden (R-Meridian).