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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

EMPOWER: Gov. Reeves issues School Choice Week proclamation

Gov. Tate Reeves has issued a proclamation designating January 24-30, 2021 as School Choice Week in the state of Mississippi. At the same time,...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith promote National School Choice Week

WICKER, HYDE-SMITH PROMOTE NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today helped introduce a Senate resolution designating Jan. 24-30,...

Congressman Guest Announces New Committee Assignment

Today, Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) announced his selection to serve on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) for the 117th Congress. “I believe...
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Bill of the Day: Owners of dogs who bite could face their own penalties

In this Bill of the Day filed by Representative Bain, HB 80, says any person who intentionally or negligently allows their dog escape from...

Key MS House leader offers bill to restructure authority over Division of Medicaid

A new bill from the Mississippi House of Representatives, HB 1013 authored by House Ways and Means Chairman Trey Lamar (R) would establish a...

Wicker Urges Biden’s Secretary of Defense Nominee to Meet Shipbuilding Goals

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Tuesday urged Gen. Lloyd Austin, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for...

MDOT announces Southern, Central and Northern grant projects

The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently announced $4.4 million in funding for multimodal transportation projects throughout the Southern District, $3 million in funding for multimodal...

Bill of the Day: A total ban on abortion

It is not uncommon for the Mississippi Legislature to attempt a restriction on abortions each year. In 2018 HB 1510 was passed to ban...

Teacher pay raise bill moves forward in Mississippi Senate

UPDATE 1/21/2021:  The Mississippi Senate has unanimously passed the teacher pay raise bill. SB 2001 was the first action brought up on the floor today....

56th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo Kicks-Off January 22

The 56th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo gets underway Friday, January 22, at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds. The Dixie National Livestock Show...

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