Governor Reeves marks 15th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

“Fifteen years ago today, Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Mississippi coast,” Reeves tweeted. “Today, we laid wreaths at memorials in Biloxi, Pass Christian, and Waveland to honor the memory of those lost.”

Auditor White talks education data concerns

YP Special Elections Series: Fabian Nelson for MS House District 66

After the resignation of Jarvis Dortch from House District 66, the seat became vacant and available for election. One of the candidates running to fill the spot is Fabian Nelson. The district serves portions of Hinds County.

WLOX – Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn on DMR funding, other legislative news

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn on DMR funding, other legislative news

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn joins us to talk about the agreement over funding the Dept. of Marine Resources.

Watch the full interview here.

YP – Wicker, Hyde-Smith Announce $1.8M for Mississippi Fire Departments

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today announced $1,808.830.23 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant funding to support safety upgrades for fire departments in five Mississippi communities. The grants have been awarded under FEMA’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

“This latest round of FEMA assistance ensures that more of our local fire departments have the tools and training they need to support Mississippi communities,” Wicker said. “Expanded training facilities for firefighters at the Mississippi State Fire Academy, in addition to new fire engines for Greenville and Osyka, will help to save lives and protect property statewide.”

Congressman Thompson calls violence in Portland “red meat” to President Trump’s base

WTVA – Analysis: Push to revise parole survives despite gov’s veto

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves killed a bill but not an idea when he vetoed the Mississippi Correctional Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2020, which would have made more inmates eligible for the possibility of parole.

Advocates for criminal justice changes are still saying Mississippi needs to ease the moral and financial burden of a prison system that is the subject of multiple lawsuits over safety and sanitation and that is under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department.

The push for change is coming from groups across the political spectrum, including the liberal Poor People’s Campaign and the libertarian Mississippi Center for Public Policy.

MSDH reports on latest COVID-19 cases

Mississippi Aquarium opens with Senators, Congressman, state leaders on hand