John W. Hines

State Representative District 50
An Everyday Guy Looking Out for
Everyday People



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October 3, 2019


Registering to Vote for Upcoming Elections


The deadline to register is approaching, please head to your Circuit Clerk's Office in Bolivar, Issaquena, and Washington counties and register before October 5th.  If you are 17 years of age and will be 18 before November 5, 2019, you can also register to vote.  Please have your Mississippi Drivers License or ID to register.  This election will determine our new governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, state treasurer, and secretary of state. In Washington County, the sheriff's race is on the ballot as are several county supervisors' seats.  Each of these positions impacts governance on a state, county, and local level.  




October 3, 2019


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month


The Amerian Cancer Society estimates that over 200,000 women and 500 men will lose their lives to breast cancer in 2019.  These statistics can be drastically reduced by awareness and understanding of the symptoms associated with breast cancer.  Getting regular mammograms and monthly checks of your breast and reporting any changes to your doctor is critical for long-term survival.

October 3, 2019


October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month


According to estimates, 1.5 million women are victims of domestic violence.  Domestic Violence is defined as violent or aggressive behavior in the home toward a spouse or a partner.  60% of all female homicides are caused by intimate partners or spouses of the victim.  Health-related costs for domestic violence exceed 5.8 billion dollars a year.  If you see something, say something!


October 3, 2019


Education is Key to the Delta's Success


Mississippi House District 50 has five public school districts.  The districts are Greenville Public School District, Hollandale Public School District, Leland Public School District, South Delta Public School District, and Western Line School District.  Recently, the MS Department of Education released the accountability rankings for state public schools.  Two districts increased their accountability ranking while three of the districts were unable to maintain their ranking from the previous year.  The impact of our largest educational systems inability to sustain and increase district achievement is a blow to economic development in House District 50.  Let's come together to build a strategy of success with school district personnel, parents, community members, and students to move forward this year.


"Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment." Congresswoman Babara Jordan

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