Posts Tagged ‘Travis Childers’

Chris McDaniel gets a thank you note from Travis Childers

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Childers, Hiatt earn ag education award

by Published: January 2,2011

Tags: Nissa Hiatt, Travis Childers

Outgoing U.S. Rep. Travis Childers, (D-Miss.) and legislative aide Nissa Hiatt were honored recently with the Distinguished Service Award by the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) for their work supporting and promoting agricultural education on a national level. Childers sponsored House Resolution #886, proclaiming Feb. 25, 2010, as National Teach Ag Day. Both he […] [...]

Honorable Mention: Pro-Business wants go unheard by State’s voters

National wave of anti-everything swept through Mississippi Unless your name was Bennie Thompson, November’s midterm elections in Mississippi were a bad time to be a Democratic incumbent. First District Rep. Travis Childers, D-Booneville, lost after serving only one term. Gene Taylor, D-Bay St. Louis, lost after having represented the Fourth District for more than 20 years. […] [...]

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 […] [...]

Solid business support couldn’t save Taylor, Childers

Among the winners of Tuesday night’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 market saturation model to land on the winning side in each of Mississippi’s four congressional races. […] [...]

2 Miss. House Democrats unseated

JACKSON — Mississippi rarely kicks incumbents out of Congress. On Tuesday, voters defeated two of the state’s four U.S. House members – conservative Blue Dog Democrats caught in a wave of voter discontent with Washington. Republican Steven Palazzo, a state representative from Biloxi, unseated 21-year Democratic incumbent Gene Taylor of Bay St. Louis in the […] [...]

2010 Midterm Predictions

JACKSON- A panel of political analysts join the November Stennis Institute luncheon at Regions Plaza in Jackson to discuss the congressional midterm elections. [...]

Hobnob 2010

JACKSON- The Mississippi Economic Council’s “Hobnob Mississippi” swung from somber to humorous and back again as pundits, politicians and the Magnolia State’s business leaders came together for the annual event. [...]

By the numbers: MS congressional races

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Here’s a glance at Mississippi congressional campaign finance reports for money raised and spent through Sept. 30, according to the Federal Election Commission website Monday. Candidates’ reporting deadline was this past Friday. The most dramatic gap is the in the 2nd district, where Bennie Thompson has more than $2 million in cash […] [...]

Farm Bureau recognizes Childers’ work

by Published: October 3,2010

Tags: Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation, Travis Childers

Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation announced that Rep. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) has been named a Friend of the Farm Bureau by the American Farm Bureau Federation for his “sustained and exemplary support of farmers” as a member of the 111th Congress. The annual award recognizes members of Congress who are nominated by their state Farm Bureau […] [...]

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