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Should #msleg tinker with vaccination success by allowing for religious exemptions?

by Sarah Ulmer It's back before legislators, a bill that would allow religious exemptions for families who disagree with required vaccinations before their children can...

School districts could be required to adopt dating violence policies to protect students #billoftheday

HB69 would require school districts to adopt a dating violence policy to protect and educate students on healthy relationships. The bill was authored by...

Considering Medicaid coverage and it’s impact on county jails #msleg

Senator Brice Wiggins released information pertaining to the state of Medicaid in Mississippi and how it impacts county jails. These documents include an argument...

MBN hopeful that bill to add pay raise survives committee deadlines #msleg

by Sarah Ulmer The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is asking for extra support from the state in order to pay their agents more money and...

Joint Statement on behalf of Speaker Pro Tempore Snowden and President Pro Tempore Burton

The long-standing existing written policy of the Department of Finance and Administration has been that no “rallies” are allowed within the Capitol Building.  Press...

Rep. Jay Hughes’s “Let them eat cake” moment

By Alan Lange Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, was once famously quoted, upon being alerted that the peasants had no bread, as saying “let...

Rep. Cockerham: Protecting Mississippi physicians should be a top priority #msleg

by Sarah Ulmer When medicine is as important to Mississippi as it is, a key component is having qualified and skilled physicians to keep it...

Window tint on the way out if the Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2018...

It's called the "Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2018" and was authored by Rep. Steve Holland. the bill would prevent anyone from driving a...

School Choice Day at the State Capitol; lawmakers push for parents to have a...

by Sarah Ulmer At the Capitol on Tuesday, parents, teachers and students from diverse backgrounds around Mississippi gathered with lawmakers to promote School Choice. For Leah...

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...

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