Wicker, Colleagues Introduce Resolution Calling on Biden CDC to End Mask Mandate for Vaccinated Americans on Airplanes and Public Transportation
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., joined U.S. Senators. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jerry Moran, R-Kan., Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., in introducing a resolution calling on the Biden Administration’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to end its mask mandate for fully vaccinated individuals on public transportation throughout the United States—including at airports, on commercial airplanes, on buses, and rail systems.
Wicker, Hyde-Smith Announce $3.22M for Mississippi Communities
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today announced $3.22 million in federal grants to support the purchase or lease of low emissions buses for the City of Jackson, and police and public works vehicles for seven other Mississippi communities.
Wicker Challenges Biden Administration Over Research Using Aborted Infants
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss. led Members of Congress in sending a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra criticizing HHS’s recent decisions to discontinue the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) nonpartisan Fetal Tissue Research Ethics Advisory Board (EAB) and to restore taxpayer funding for federal researchers to obtain, use, and store the body parts of aborted children.
Wicker, Colleagues Ask for Transparency Surrounding Repeal of Navigable Waters Protection Rule
Senator Wicker sent a letter questioning the basis for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to repeal and replace the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Rule (NWPR).
Wicker, Hyde-Smith Back Bill to Strengthen Gulf Revenue Sharing Program
The Reinvesting in Shoreline Economies & Ecosystems (RISEE) Act would amend the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) and create a new dedicated revenue stream from future offshore wind development for coastal protection and resiliency.
Wicker’s Sport Fishing, Wildlife Conservation Legislation Clears Senate Commerce Committee
he legislation would reauthorize the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund, which provides nearly $650 million each year for fishery restoration and conservation programs, boating access and infrastructure, and fish stocking programs important to recreational anglers.