Mississippi State Senator Wants To Rename Gulf of Mexico “Gulf of America”

Posted by | February 8, 2012 21:46 | Filed under: Top Stories

Democratic State Senator Steve Holland has introduced HB 150.

“For all official purposes within the State of Mississippi, the body of water that is located directly south of Hancock, Harrison and Jackson Counties shall be known as the ‘Gulf of America.’” The Mississippi House’s Marine Resources Committee will hold a hearing on the bill, and if it is approved by the legislature, Mississippi would begin recognizing the Gulf of Mexico as the “Gulf of America” on July 1.

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