CORDER: Mississippi is a nuclear option away from losing control over its own elections

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There are tectonic changes to how Americans vote that are a nuclear option away from becoming reality. Imagine states not being able to run their...

Governor Reeves appoints Christa Alexander to Mississippi ITS Board

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Alexander is General Counsel and Vice President of Operations at Fail Telecommunications Corporation. Governor Tate Reeves has appointed Christa Alexander of Laurel to the Mississippi...

Dobbs issues COVID isolation order for positive cases in Mississippi

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Updated Public Health Order establishes isolation criteria to be followed if exposed to COVID-19.  As of today, Friday, August 20, 2021, Dr. Thomas Dobbs, State...

Congressman Thompson announces nearly $440 million in pandemic funding for HBCUs

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Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) and other COVID-19 funding announced for HBCUs in the Mississippi’s 2nd Congressional District.  Mississippi is home to six Historically...

AG Lynn Fitch reaches settlement with Santander for deceptive auto loan practices

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Santander will pay $3.7M to Mississippi; misled consumers are eligible for refund. "I remain steadfast in my commitment to protect Mississippi consumers from unfair and...

Mississippi’s Second Amendment sales tax holiday is being held this weekend

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The 2A tax holiday will be held August 27-29.  Mississippi's 2021 Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday takes place between 12:01 A.M. Friday, August 27, 2021,...

A new effort to create a Conservation Trust in Mississippi could become reality

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A group of Mississippi and national conservation groups including Wildlife Mississippi, Ducks Unlimited, the Nature Conservancy, Delta Council / Delta Wildlife, Coastal Conservation Association...

Lawmakers set hearings to discuss potential elimination of Mississippi’s income tax

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Two days of hearings set for August 25 and 26th.  Legislative hearings on Mississippi's income tax will soon begin before a joint select committee of...

Mayor Lumumba issues executive order amending COVID-19 guidelines for city employees

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Anyone employed by the city of Jackson will be working under new restrictions today. The mayor signed the executive order on Wednesday, requiring all City workers...

Senators take another shot at Criminal Justice Reform after 2020 veto

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Authored by Senators Juan Barnett, Brice Wiggins, Robert Jackson (11th), Sampson Jackson (32nd), Daniel Sparks and Albert Butler, a bill to clarify the conditions...

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