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Personnel File for March 9
Paul Mace has been appointed as chief medical officer at Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Sea Coast Echo
Eight file for state's 4th District House seat
A total of eight candidates from three different political parties have thrown their respective hats in the ring for this year's Mississippi 4th Congressional District race.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Miami Herald
House lawmakers urge Senate to back its flood insurance bill
U.S. lawmakers who represent districts from the Gulf Coast north to New Jersey and New York pleaded with the Senate on Thursday to protect coastal homeowners from a spike in flood insurance rates.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Republicans rule Taylor can stay on party ballot
Former Democratic Mississippi congressman Gene Taylor will stay on the Republican Party primary ballot opposing incumbent U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo.
National Mortgage News
House Passes Flood-Insurance Rate Bill Backed by Realtors
What CFPB's Harsh Words to Servicers Mean for Banks The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's crackdown on mortgage servicers' operations will increase the pressure on lenders to improve their processes, paperwork and communications with borrowers.
House OKs bill to roll back increases in flood insurance
House lawmakers from the Gulf Coast joined their colleagues Tuesday in voting overwhelmingly to approve bipartisan legislation that would block dramatic increases in premiums paid by some property owners covered under the federal flood insurance program.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Mississippi delegation votes for flood insurance overhaul
It's not unheard of but it isn't often that Mississippi's House members agree on something.
House passes bill that would delay flood insurance rate increases
Congressman Steven Palazzo , R-4, on Tuesday in a release from his office praised House passage of H.R. 3370, The Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Convention Madness! Cities square off for GOP crown
When Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus announced last week that eight cities will move on to the next round of consideration for hosting the 2016 Republican National Convention, we couldn't help but envision the scenarios March Madness-style.
Ex-Dem launches GOP comeback for Congress
Gene Taylor served as a Democrat in Congress from Mississippi from 1989 to 2011.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Democrat Childers will seek seat in U.S. Senate
Former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers, D-Booneville, re-entered Mississippi politics Friday, declaring his candidacy for U.S. Senate.
Nunnelee lone Miss. incumbent without primary
JACKSON -- First District Republican Alan Nunnelee is the only Mississippi congressman without a party primary this year.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Taylor running as Republican for former House seat
Former 10-term Democratic congressman Gene Taylor is on his way to Jackson to qualify as a Republican against 4th District U.S. Rep. Steven Palazzo, R-Biloxi.
Taylor on his way to Jackson to file as a Republican for District 4 House seat
Former U.S. Rep. Gene Taylor on Friday told the Sun Herald he will run for the District 4 U.S. House seat he lost to Rep. Steven Palazzo in 2010.
Mississippi Business Journal
Gene Taylor, now a Republican, announces bid for 4th congressional district
The Sun Herald has reported that former Congressman Gene Taylor is filing papers today to run as a Republican against incumbent Fourth District Congressman Steven Palazzo-R.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Vote on flood insurance bill pushed back
WASHINGTON -- House GOP leaders delayed a vote this week on legislation that would delay increases in some flood insurance premiums, raising questions about whether there's enough support to pass it.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Heritage Foundation
Congress Flooded with Flip-Floppers
In 2011, the House took near-unanimous action to reform a program most Americans had never heard of: the National Flood Insurance Program .
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Mississippi politicians question Hagel's proposal; Mississippi military takes wait-and-see approach
The reaction of Mississippians to Defense Secretary's Chuck Hagel's preview of the president's fiscal-year 2015 defense budget plan has been pretty uniform.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
House plans vote to limit flood insurance increases
House Republican leaders have cleared the way for a floor vote on a bill that would roll back portions of a 2012 overhaul of the federal flood insurance program, offering hundreds of thousands of property owners relief from sharp premium hikes.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Flood insurance fight intensifies
Efforts in the House to delay increases in federal flood insurance premiums face determined opposition from watchdog groups that say taxpayers shouldn't have to subsidize coverage for homeowners who build or buy in high-risk areas.