Nissan officials are not opposed to unions By Othor Cain Editor More than two-thousand people gathered in Canton, Mississippi, March 4, to show support and stand in solidarity with those [not all employees agree] Nissan […]
(AP) All four congressmen won two-year terms after raising more cash than their challengers in what were generally low-intensity campaigns. In the northern 1st District, Republican Rep. Trent Kelly of Saltillo defeated Democrat Jacob Owens […]
By JEFF AMY Associated Press CLINTON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi and Continental AG leaders are celebrating the start of construction of the German company’s $1.45 billion tire plant west of Jackson. But U.S. Rep. Bennie […]
The Mississippi Link Newswire Today Nissan announced the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities to promote science, technology engineering and mathematics initiatives at each school to inspire and develop talent. […]
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi congressmen Bennie Thompson and Gregg Harper cruised to victory Tuesday evening in their party primaries. Thompson, a Democrat from Bolton, won his party’s nomination in the 2nd District. Harper, from […]
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bennie G. Thompson (MS-02) announced that he will host Dr. Renard Murray, Regional Administrator for the CMS Atlanta Regional Office, on July 2 2013, in Mississippi. Dr. Murray will discuss Affordable Care exchange implementation and how it will affect Mississippi hospital administrators, physicians, businesses, and other stakeholders.
“I want Mississippi to succeed, and I am deeply committed to enhancing the healthcare system of our state…. […]
By Artaymis Ma’at
Brazilian trade unionists were welcomed at a reception hosted by Congressman Bennie Thompson at Rosemont Missionary Baptist Church in support of the Mississippi Alliance for Fairness at Nissan (MAFFAN), held Sunday night, March 17, 2013. Pastor Jimmie L. Edwards opened the meeting with a warm welcome…. […]
Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) said he is disappointed by the United State’s Postal Service’s (USPS) decision to end a six-day mail delivery.
That change is slated to begin in August 2013.
Thompson said the decision made by the USPS will have an adverse impact on residents who live in rural areas throughout Mississippi – often a great distance from postal facilities. […]