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Steve Holland (politician)

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Political party  Democratic
Religion  Methodist
Role  Elected official
Spouse(s)  Gloria Holland
Name  Steve Holland
Party  Democratic Party

Born  November 5, 1955 (age 60) Tupelo, Mississippi (1955-11-05)
Alma mater  Mississippi State University
Profession  Farmer, Funeral Home Director
Education  Mississippi State University
Residence  Plantersville, Mississippi, United States

Daniel Steven Holland (born November 5, 1955, in Tupelo, Mississippi) is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, representing the 16th district since 1985. He was also a contender for the Democratic nomination in Mississippi's 1st congressional district special election, 2008 but he lost the primary runoff to Travis Childers. He is of Dutch, Italian, and Native American descent.

Holland is the son of Judge Sadie Holland, who was allegedly targeted in the 2013 ricin letters incident. James Everett Dutschke, a suspect in the case, unsuccessfully ran against Holland in 2007.

In 2012, Holland submitted a Bill to the Mississippi Legislature to change the name of the Gulf of Mexico - for all official uses within the state - to the "Gulf of America".

Committee assignments

  • Public Health and Human Services - Chair
  • Appropriations
  • Congressional Redistricting
  • Gaming
  • Judiciary A
  • Judiciary En Banc
  • Legislative Budget Committee
  • Legislative Reapportionment
  • Medicaid
  • Select Cmte on the Gulf Coast Disaster
  • References

    Steve Holland (politician) Wikipedia


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