Speaker Gunn recaps House’s work during 2018 Legislative Session

After Sine Die of the 2018 Legislative Session, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn met with media to discuss what he said to be...

Medicaid now has a budget and a tech bill pending Gov.’s sign off

The Medicaid Tech Bill conference report was filed just minutes before the 8:00 p.m. deadline on Monday night which meant it would be Tuesday...

Final budget report for FY2019 has been released

The final action budget report for FY2019 has been released on what many hope to one of the final days of the 2018 legislative...

Medicaid tech bill conference report filed, lawmakers wait for passage till budget is released

On Sunday House members took up the Medicaid budget bill, only to refer it back to conference after disagreements on what to do with...

Governor vetos “well intentioned” child abuse bill

Gov. Phil Bryant has chosen to veto a bill that would require Child Protection Services to notify any applicable military installation family advocacy program...

UPDATE: Conference deadline over, filed bills head to the floor

This weekend is Conference weekend at the Mississippi State Capitol. This is the time that appropriations, finance, and general bills are finalized, dotted lines...

Watchdog group files FEC complaint against Chris McDaniel campaign and super PAC #mssen

Today, the Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission outlining what they believe to be campaign finance violations surrounding the...

Empower MS says lawmakers are ignoring families on long ESA waiting list

For the third year in a row, the state legislature has level-funded the Special Needs Education Scholarship Account program leaving hundreds of children on...

AG announces investigation into social media site, Facebook

Today in his office, Attorney General Jim Hood announced an investigation in the privacy practices at Facebook. Watch the announcement below: Attorney General Jim Hood...

Agreements on $250 million bond package made

Top Mississippi lawmakers said Saturday that they have agreed on a bond package of nearly $250 million to finance several projects.Other members of the...

Block title