Posts Tagged ‘Alan Nunnelee’

State’s congressional delegation all vote for Farm Bill

WASHINGTON — All four of Mississippi’s U.S. House members voted for a farm bill yesterday, saying it’s not perfect but it’s a good compromise to keep agriculture and nutrition programs running for the next five years. The bill passed the House with bipartisan support and moves to the Senate, where Mississippi’s Thad Cochran was one […] [...]

Analysis: 2012 not stressful for incumbents

This is a comfortable election year to be a sitting U.S. representative, U.S. senator or appellate judge in Mississippi. Incumbents have raised far more campaign cash than challengers, adding to their built-in advantage of name recognition. Judicial candidates are extremely limited in what they’re allowed to say, so it’s tough for a challenger to pick […] [...]

Community Bancshares executives talk with lawmakers

Freddie J. Bagley, president and CEO of Community Bancshares Inc., and Chuck Nicholson, COO of Community Bancshares, visited the nation’s capital recently to voice their concerns about how current banking proposals could impact the local economy. The visit was part of the American Bankers Association’s annual Government Relations Summit. Bagley and Nicholson met with Senators […] [...]

Hosemann picks Hawks

by MBJ Staff Published: September 4,2011

Tags: Alan Nunnelee, Delbert Hosemann, Diane Hawks

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann has tapped former chief of staff to Congressman Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) and former White House deputy director of management Diane Hawks to serve as chief of staff to the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office. A DeSoto County native, Hawks has served both her community and state through various professional and […] [...]

Nunnelee names more staff workers

Congressman Alan Nunnelee has made additions to his Washington, D.C., staff and his Mississippi District office staff along with office locations in Tupelo, Columbus and Hernando. Cadley Burns of Tupelo joins Nunnelee’s office as constituent services liaison. Burns oversees congressional tours, flag requests and operates the front desk in the Washington office. Burns earned his […] [...]

Nunnelee fills more staff positions

by MBJ Staff Published: January 2,2011

Tags: Alan Nunnelee, Dr. Mabel Murphree, Meyer Seligman

Congressman-Elect Alan Nunnelee announced that he has hired Dr. Mabel Murphree as his district director and Meyer Seligman as his legislative director. Murphree has extensive educational, economic development, community development and telecommunication experience. In 2000, Murphree was appointed as the director of the Appalachian Regional Office for Mississippi. Murphree served in that capacity for four […] [...]

Nunnelee hires Hawks as chief of staff

by MBJ Staff Published: December 26,2010

Tags: Alan Nunnelee, congressional chief of staff, Diane Hawks, Newsmakers

Congressman-Elect Alan Nunnelee announced he has hired Diane Hawks as his congressional chief of staff. Hawks has a vast amount of experience serving a majority of her career in the private sector. She has also gained valuable public sector experience working in our nation’s Capital over the past six years. Hawks’ private sector experience includes […] [...]

Nunnelee named to Appropriations

by MBJ Staff Published: December 19,2010

Tags: Alan Nunnelee, Appropriations committee

House Republicans tapped Congressman-elect Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) to serve on the powerful Appropriations committee. Nunnelee is one of only three members of the freshman class to be placed on the Appropriations Committee, and one of just 11 freshmen to be placed on an “A” committee. [...]

Builder groups split on new Congress

Trade associations split on what to expect following elections The state’s two leading construction trade associations are divided as to whether the new-look Congress will be a plus for builders. The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is optimistic. The Associated General Contractors (AGC), on the other hand, is more guarded in its outlook. Now, the […] [...]

Business support can’t overcome voter anger

Taylor, Childers beaten despite significant campaign money from business interests Among the winners of last week’s midterm elections in Mississippi were new Republican congressmen Alan Nunnelee and Steven Palazzo. Butler Snow had a pretty good election, too, but not because of incumbent fatigue. The Ridgeland-based law firm used the campaign finance market saturation model to […] [...]

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