fbpx

Sen. Sally Doty joins #MS03 Congressional Race

Senator Sally Doty has officially filed her paperwork to join the #MS03 Congressional race just weeks after Congressman Gregg Harper announced that he would...

Legislators could be authorized $25k for public service projects #billoftheday

The Legislative Public Project Grant Program bill was authored by Rep. Hines and would award lawmakers $25,000 to be put towards a public service...

Could industrial hemp production improve Mississippi’s economy? #msleg

In an attempt to aid in economic growth across the state of Mississippi, Rep. Joel Bomgar has authored House Bill 390 that would allow...

Empower Mississippi releases statement on Legislation to expand school choice introduced #msleg

New legislation was introduced this week in the Senate and House that will expand education options for Mississippi families. Senate Bill 2623, authored by Sen. Gray Tollison (R-Oxford), and House Bill 1339, authored by Rep. Charles...

What’s your favorite Bible verse? You might want to figure it out if this...

This isn't the first time we've seen a bill trying to designate the Holy Bible as the state book of Mississippi, and if it...

Shocker. Bobby Harrison defends status quo and pans replacement of #MAEP

BOBBY HARRISON: A little clarity on what MAEP and 'shall' mean Now, it appears the Legislature will finally take official action to stop the argument...

MDOT out from under State Personnel Board could mean better salaries, but fewer workers

One bill in the House, HB355, could remove the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) from under the State Personnel Board. A request author for...

Speaker Gunn: We are moving to a student-centered funding formula

Today, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted on and passed House Bill 957, which establishes the Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of...

Democratic Caucus responds to MS House after passage of education funding bill #msleg

The Mississippi House of Representatives took action today to eliminate the formula for funding public education known as the Mississippi Adequate Education Plan (“MAEP”)...

New Education Funding Formula passes in the House, will do away with MAEP #msleg...

Wednesday, the House passed the Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of 2018, or HB957 with a vote of 66-54, two Democrats voting...

Block title