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Unemployment Rate Falls to Historic Low and Number of Jobs Rises to Historic High.

Mississippi’s Employment Situation – Latest Edition This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in December...

The State Bond Commission authority could soon be limited when issuing bonds #billoftheday

A bill authored by Sen. Blackmon would limit where what administrative functions could be issued state bonds by the  the State Bond Commission. Senate...

“It’s a tough sell” says author of Medical Marijuana bill @joelbomgar #msleg

The option to legalize medical marijuana is sitting before lawmakers during session this year after House Bill 391 was authored by Rep. Joel Bomgar...

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...

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