Humanitarian groups started placing water for migrants in spots on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico in the 1990s after authorities began finding bodies of those who succumbed to the harsh conditions.
The proposed spending plan would allocate $400 million for water and sewer infrastructure projects.
‘I am here for the fourth time in one year because I want to hear directly from you.’
Congressional leaders want to know how Mississippi plans to spend $10 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act.
Carey Wooten spent nearly seven weeks hunting for safe drinking water for herself, her two children and three dogs after clocking out each day as a Taco Bell manager, so Gov. Tate Reeves’ announcement that the water is clean again in Mississippi’s capital came as welcome news. But the crisis in the city of Jackson isn’t over,…