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YP – Hyde-Smith Co-Sponsor Bill to Audit CDC’s Mask Guidance Decision-Making Process
On Thursday, Mississippi Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) joined Florida Senator Marco Rubio (R) in introducing legislation that requires a federal review of the decision-making process and messages from the Centers for Control and Disease Prevention (CDC).
Rubio presented the Restore the Trust Law for Public Health Institutions following the CDC guide publication that reversed the previous mask guide for fully vaccinated Americans. The bill would require a review by the CDC’s Government Accountability Office (GAO).
“Most Americans understand why health policies evolve as we fight the coronavirus, but they also deserve the competence of the agencies charged with guiding us through this pandemic. I appreciate the CDC and their work, but the CDC’s latest mask guide is sowing confusion and skepticism, which is counterproductive, ”Hyde-Smith said.
Passes from SuperTalk host, JT Williamson
He fought a good fight for our state, JT, and he helped improve Mississippi. Thanks! pic.twitter.com/FUDNnOrcSt
– Yall Policy (@MSyallpolitics) July 31, 2021
YP – Wicker, Kelly among legislators celebrating the declaration of the Gold Star Children’s Day
US Senators Roger Wicker, Republican of Miss., And Joe Manchin, DW.Va., along with US Representatives Dean Phillips, Democrat of Minnesota, and Trent Kelly, Republican of Miss., Celebrated the August 1, 2021 designation as Gold Star Child Day.
The Senate passed a resolution presented by Wicker and Manchin officially set aside this day to recognize the sacrifices of the children of the fallen military.
“The designation of August 1 as Children’s Day of the Golden Star will help recognize the unique sacrifices endured by the children of our nation’s fallen heroes,” said Senator Roger Wicker. “I encourage all Americans to come together in support of these sons and daughters who continue the legacy of their parents who paid the ultimate price for our country.”
MSDH COVID-19 Reports
Today, MSDH reports 1,643 more COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, 10 deaths, and 108 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care facilities. Condition # COVID-19 total: 343,505 cases, 7,543 deaths and 1,030,704 fully vaccinated people. Complete information: https://t.co/YCv9xPyJDk pic.twitter.com/9AfKu230iL
– MS Department of Health (@msdh) July 30, 2021
YP – WICKER: President Biden should make cyber defense a top priority for the military
On May 7, hackers launched a cyber attack on Colonial Pipeline, the largest gas pipeline in the United States. The company was temporarily forced to shut down its pipeline, disrupting power supplies from the Gulf Coast to New Jersey. As a result, fuel shortages affected residents throughout the southeastern United States, causing long lines and higher prices at the pump and leaving thousands without gas. Hackers held Colonial’s networks hostage until the company paid nearly $ 5 million in ransom money so the flow of gas could resume.
This direct attack on our infrastructure exposed risks to our power supply. Our nation has about three million miles of pipelines that carry vital resources across the country. These energy products keep our businesses running, our lights on, and our homes warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Likewise, our electrical power grid has become essential to power our communities. It is critical that these infrastructure assets are protected against future attacks like the one on May 7.
Congressman Guest Supports MS’s 15-Week Abortion Ban
The amicus brief that I filed with my colleagues in the House and Senate is an important step toward defending our unborn children and the annulment of Roe v. Calf.
– Congressman Michael Guest (@RepMichaelGuest) July 30, 2021