SALTER: Amazon in Alabama: Organized labor’s racial narrative soundly rejected yet again

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By: Sid Salter Organized labor’s organizing efforts in the South in recent years have focused on equating union membership with social justice. Over the last...

Mississippi Hospital Association puts support behind ballot initiative to expand Medicaid

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A new initiative headed for the 2022 Mississippi ballot would expand Medicaid in the state For years, lawmakers, healthcare providers, and a variety of interested...

Economic interests, healthcare and appropriation of federal funds all high priority for Hosemann in...

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Looking to next year, Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann said he is particularly interested in looking at the economic interests for citizens and businesses, healthcare,...

AG Fitch and 13 Attorneys General Ask Congress to Let State Right-to-Work Laws Stand

Attorney General Lynn Fitch has joined a 14-state coalition of attorneys general in sending a letter to U.S. Senate leaders opposing a pro-union bill...

Revenue reports $91.7 million over March estimates

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Total revenue collections for the month of March FY 2021 are $91,714,842 or 23.69% above the sine die revenue estimate. Fiscal YTD revenue collections...

Mississippi lawmakers prepare for redistricting after another Census delay

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Mississippi lawmakers are tasked with drawing redistricting lines in the 2022 session. This redistricting usually occurs every 10 years, after data from the U.S....

Wicker Announces $22.6 Million Defense Contract for Golden Manufacturing

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U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss. today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense is issuing a $22.6 million contract to Golden Manufacturing Co. Inc. in...

Hyde-Smith cosponsors bill to remove barriers for rural infrastructure projects

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Hyde-Smith Teams with Tenn. Sen. Blackburn to Offer Alternative to Biden Infrastructure Agenda U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has joined U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.)...

SALTER: VMT tax proposal would penalize rural states without substantial public transportation

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By: Sid Salter U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stepped strongly toward, then beat a rather hasty retreat from the concept of including a vehicle mile traveled...

WATCH: Gov. Tate Reeves holds COVID-19 press briefing

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Governor Tate Reeves held a press conference on Tuesday regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the current state of the virus in Mississippi after over...

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