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 2019-09-08 10:00 

Sun Herald

After Wicker bill, auto makers move to prevent hot car deaths...

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker has used his position as chairman of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee to push forward legislation that would have required alert systems in passenger vehicles. This follows multiple hot car deaths around the country....

 2019-09-06 20:09 

Politico

Senator 'deeply disappointed' Zuckerberg declined to testify on extremism...

Sen. Roger Wicker in a letter pressed Zuckerberg to "personally participate" in the hearing....

 2019-09-04 18:08 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Wicker: Automakers voluntarily agree to implement changes to prevent hot car deaths...

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker said a majority of automakers have voluntarily agreed to take steps with new vehicles aimed at preventing the deaths of children in hot cars....

 2019-09-04 04:15 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Wicker's committee to look at media and impact on gun violence...

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker has asked the CEOs of social media giants to testify in Washington later this month as part of the effort by the Commerce Committee that he chairs to look at ways to stop mass shootings....

 2019-08-29 13:43 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

President Trump selects Cory Wilson for federal judgeship...

The announcement was made by Sen. Roger Wicker Wednesday....

 2019-08-01 17:45 

Yahoo News

Senators: Bill would reverse veto of Mississippi Delta pumps...

U.S. Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker are introducing a bill they say would overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2008 veto of a pumping station that could relieve flooding in parts of the Mississippi Delta....

 2019-08-01 16:42 

San Francisco Chronicle

Senators: Bill would reverse veto of Mississippi Delta pumps...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - U.S. Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker are introducing a bill they say would overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2008 veto of a pumping station that could relieve flooding in parts of the Mississippi Delta. ...

 2019-08-01 16:42 

New Haven Register

Senators: Bill would reverse veto of Mississippi Delta pumps...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - U.S. Sens. Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker are introducing a bill they say would overturn the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2008 veto of a pumping station that could relieve flooding in parts of the Mississippi Delta. ...

 2019-07-30 18:46 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Senators Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith co-sponsor proposal to rebuild deficient bridges...

Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that their Bridge Investment Act has been included in America's Transportation Infrastructure Act....

 2019-07-25 23:34 

Washington Times

Engine test for Space Launch System to be in Mississippi...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - NASA says it will conduct the "Green Run" rocket testing campaign for the new Space Launch System rocket at Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith welcomed Thursday's announcemen...

 2019-07-25 19:56 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

CTA receives grants for projects...

The Coast Transit Authority is heading in a good direction thanks to a federal grant just announced and secured by Senator Roger Wicker and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith and Congressman Steven Palazzo. The CTA will be given $744,000 to help support clean energ...

 2019-07-25 11:05 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Coast Transit Authority Receives Grant for Low and No Emissions Initiative...

The Coast Transit Authority is heading in a good direction thanks to a federal grant just announced and secured by Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith, and Congressman Steven Palazzo. The CTA will be given $744,000 dollars to help support clean ene...

 2019-07-19 11:59 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Senator Wicker Reintroduces Reform Bills for National Flood Insurance Programs...

The flood insurance reform bill is on the table again. Thursday, Senator Roger Wicker reintroduced three legislative measures aimed at improving the national flood insurance programs which covers thousands of homeowners in Mississippi. The legislation int...

 2019-07-18 03:21 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Wicker, Hyde-Smith support confirmation of Ozerden...

Today, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith recommended the confirmation of U.S. District Court Judge Sul Ozerden of Gulfport to serve on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the fifth circuit. Wicker and Hyde-Smith introduced Ozerden at a Sen...

 2019-07-11 23:20 

Bleacher Report

Senate Petitioned for Hearings on Pay Differences Between Men's, Women's Sports...

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Jacky Rosen have petitioned Sen. Roger Wicker, who is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, " to hold a hearing in ......

 2019-07-10 15:48 

New Haven Register

$13.4M in federal grants awarded to 8 Mississippi airports...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - More federal grants have been announced for Mississippi airports. U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith say the Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $13.4 million to eight Mississippi airports. Hawkins Field in Jackson ...

 2019-07-10 15:48 

San Francisco Chronicle

$13.4M in federal grants awarded to 8 Mississippi airports...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - More federal grants have been announced for Mississippi airports. U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith say the Federal Aviation Administration is awarding $13.4 million to eight Mississippi airports. Hawkins Field in Jackson ...

 2019-07-09 18:18 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

More than $13.39 million in grants awarded for improvements to seven airports in MS...

According to U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss the grants will be awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation on behalf of the Federal Aviation Administration....

 2019-06-25 15:38 

Idaho Statesman

Senators: 18 Mississippi airports receiving federal money...

Eighteen airports in Mississippi will receive federal money to make improvements, including rehabilitation of some runways. U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith on Monday announced $4.8 million in grants ... Click to Continue...

 2019-06-25 15:38 

New Haven Register

Senators: 18 Mississippi airports receiving federal money...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Eighteen airports in Mississippi will receive federal money to make improvements, including rehabilitation of some runways. U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith on Monday announced $4.8 million in grants from the U.S. Departm...

 2019-06-25 15:38 

San Francisco Chronicle

Senators: 18 Mississippi airports receiving federal money...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Eighteen airports in Mississippi will receive federal money to make improvements, including rehabilitation of some runways. U.S. Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith on Monday announced $4.8 million in grants from the U.S. Departm...

 2019-06-19 18:58 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker bumped from government flight for Thad Cochran's funeral...

According to Politico, the incident "has become a controversy over Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Richard Shelby's running of the once-powerful panel"...

 2019-06-14 14:45 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

Wicker, Palazzo Appeal to U.S. Secretary of Commerce...

United States Senator Roger Wicker and United States Congressman Steven Palazzo have sent a letter to Wilbur Ross, the United States Secretary of Commerce, supporting Governor Phil Bryant's request for a federal fisheries disaster declaration related ...

 2019-05-08 05:58 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Meets With US Lawmakers Over Regulation...

Sheryl Sandberg met with Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker and Democratic Senator Mark Warner....

 2019-05-03 17:08 

CBS Minnesota

[ WCCO ]

Klobuchar Introduces Bill To Expand Broadband To Rural Areas...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., have introduced a bill to distribute federal funds for broadband expansion to unserved and underserved areas....

 2019-04-03 21:53 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Judge Starrett announces that he will take Senior Judge status...

On Friday, April 5, U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett will notify President Donald J. Trump and Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith that on April 30 he will retire from regular active service as United States District Judge for the Southern Distri...

 2019-04-02 20:13 

Newsmax

Senate Committee to Investigate FAA Safety Inspectors...

A Senate committee says it's investigating whistleblower complaints about the training and credentials of federal inspectors who evaluated a Boeing jet involved in two deadly crashes.Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker asked the Federal Aviation ...

 2019-04-02 19:03 

New Haven Register

Senate committee to investigate FAA safety inspectors...

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate committee says it's investigating whistleblower complaints about the training and credentials of federal inspectors who evaluated a Boeing jet involved in two deadly crashes. Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker asked th...

 2019-04-02 19:03 

WNCT-TV

Senate committee to investigate FAA safety inspectors...

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate committee says it's investigating whistleblower complaints about the training and credentials of federal inspectors who evaluated a Boeing jet involved in two deadly crashes. Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker asked th...

 2019-03-14 20:56 

Sun Herald

Wicker one of 12 Republicans to side against Trump's border wall emergency declaration...

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker was one of 12 Republicans who voted Thursday to pass a resolution against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to build a border wall....

 2019-03-14 20:29 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Sen. Roger Wicker votes against Trump's border emergency...

Among the 59 U.S. Senators who voted Thursday to reject President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border was Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker....

 2019-03-13 18:14 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Holly Bluff community meeting aired out frustration with flooding...

Representatives from Senator Roger Wicker, Cindy Hyde-Smith's office, and the Mississippi Levee Board held a community meeting and listened to homeowners in the community and what they currently have to go through....

 2019-03-12 23:01 

WTVA

[ Columbus, MS ]

Senator Wicker opposes President Trump on emergency declaration for border wall money...

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker says he opposes President Trump's use of an emergency declaration to free up money to pay for construction of a border wall with Mexico....

 2019-02-28 18:43 

Roll Call

Senate Commerce chairman eyes data privacy bill this year...

Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Chairman Roger Wicker is aiming to have a federal data privacy bill written and passed by Congress this year as technology companies, privacy advocates and civil rights groups press lawmakers to act decisively t...

 2019-02-16 08:15 

TMZ

Mississippi Senator Wants Eli Manning Statue Built at Ole Miss...

Sen. Roger Wicker says it's time for an Eli Manning statue on campus....

 2019-02-14 09:35 

insideradio.com

C4 FM Proposal Picks Up Key Ally On Capitol Hill....

Eight months after the FCC took its first step to formally consider the creation of a Class C4 FM, the idea is getting some support from Capitol Hill. It's come from Mississippi Republican Roger Wicker, who last month became the......

 2019-02-13 07:16 

WLBT

[ Jackson, MS ]

Legislation passes, designating Evers' home as a National Monument...

Mississippi Senators Cindy Hyde-Smith and Roger Wicker commend the Senate passage of legislation to designate the home of Medgar and Myrlie Evers in Jackson as a National Monument....

 2019-01-19 12:00 

Defense News

'China watcher' takes over Senate's Seapower Subcommittee in reshuffle...

Sen. Roger Wicker is relinquishing his sea power gavel in a shakeup that includes new ranking members for the nuclear weapons and cybersecurity subpanels....

 2019-01-16 17:22 

Baptist Messenger

Senators Lankford, Wicker, and Roberts Lead Effort to Put a Permanent End to Taxpayer Funding of Abortion...

WASHINGTON, DC According to a press release from Senator James Lankford, Lankford (R-OK), Roger Wicker (R-MS), and Pat Roberts (R-KS) introduced the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2019, S. 109. The measure w...

 2019-01-05 03:32 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

'The Modern Fish Act' passed and introduced by Senator Wicker...

Senator Roger Wicker brought multiple acts to law before the start of new Congress, one that will significantly help recreational fishermen. "The Modern Fish Act,' originally proposed by Wicker, recognizes in federal law the separation of commerci...

 2019-01-04 03:36 

WXXV

[ Biloxi-Gulfport ]

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker sworn in...

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker was sworn into the United States Senate for another six-year term today. Vice President Mike Pence administered the Oath of Office on the Senate floor. Wicker has represented Mississippi in the United States Senate since December...

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