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On Thursday, President Joe Biden revealed a six-pronged strategy the White Home says is supposed to scale back the unfold of the COVID Delta variant and increase vaccination charges nationwide for the 80 million unvaccinated People. Biden stated his mandates should not about freedom or private alternative, however moderately defending People.
“We’ve been affected person, however our endurance is sporting skinny,” Biden stated. “And your refusal has value all of us.”
Based on the White Home, Biden’s COVID-19 Motion Plan goals to get extra folks vaccinated, lower hospitalizations and deaths, and hold faculties and the economic system open…
…Many People, Mississippi officers, and other government officials are hitting again at President Biden’s plan to pursue vaccination mandates, a step Biden himself stated he wouldn’t do in December 2020. But, now, some 9 months later, Biden is doing what he as soon as stated he wouldn’t.
Governor Tate Reeves held a press convention late Friday in response to President Joe Biden’s announcement that he’ll try and mandate the COVID-19 vaccine throughout the nation by way of the Division of Labor.
Reeves started by saying he believes that the one cause Biden got here out with this plan, which is unconstitutional below his authority within the Govt department, was merely a ploy to take the media consideration off of the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Tropical Storm Nicholas to deliver rain to Mississippi
Tropical Storm Nicholas is approaching the Texas coast this morning and shall be transferring Northeast all through this week. It’s anticipated to be downgraded to a tropical melancholy by Wednesday because it strikes by way of Louisiana earlier than ultimately bringing its rains to Mississippi.
Keep climate conscious and put together now for any localized flooding which will happen because of predicted heavy rains.
YP – MS04: Wagner files to run for Congress, increasing the field to 4 Republicans challenging Palazzo
As of this week, a fourth Republican opponent has formally entered Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District race to problem incumbent Congressman Steven Palazzo.
Palazzo’s ethics inquiry into marketing campaign spending practices raised eyebrows earlier this yr, which has led some would-be candidates to consider he’s susceptible on the poll field.
Longtime Hancock Whitney Financial institution fixture Clay Wagner filed his statement of organization with the Federal Election Fee (FEC) on September seventh to run for the South Mississippi seat. The submitting reveals Wagner is utilizing Nashville, Tennessee-based Troy Brewer with Political Monetary Administration to deal with his marketing campaign funds.
Governor extends COVID State of Emergency for 30 days
— Yall Politics (@MSyallpolitics) September 10, 2021
MSDH COVID-19 Reporting
Right now MSDH is reporting 1,892 extra instances of COVID-19 in Mississippi, 35 deaths, and 135 ongoing outbreaks in long-term care amenities. State #covid19 totals: 460,312 instances, 8,905 deaths, and 1,215,723 individuals absolutely vaccinated. Full info: https://t.co/YCv9xPyJDk pic.twitter.com/G5i31UGnuH
— MS Dept of Well being (@msdh) September 10, 2021
Scott Waller with the Mississippi Financial Council spoke with Y’all Politics on Friday to debate the latest hearings by lawmakers relating to the attainable elimination of the state earnings tax.
Waller says as MEC has listened to its members the problem has not been on the forefront for companies throughout the state so far. He says the Legislature has a tall order forward within the 2022 session because it considers the subject whereas balancing different wants resembling schooling, workforce improvement and extra.
WCBI – Tupelo city council votes: restaurants can serve alcoholic beverages earlier during store hours
Eating places in Tupelo can serve alcoholic drinks earlier within the day now.
The Tupelo Metropolis Council handed a vote permitting companies to promote beer and lightweight wine to clients beginning at 8 a.m. as an alternative of 10 a.m.
Nevertheless, eating places are required to attend till 10 a.m. earlier than serving liquor, spirits, and non-light wine.