Politics

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.

Velesha Williams announces run for Governor – tries to replicate 2015 underdog primary win

When Democrat Velesha Williams announced on Saturday at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson that she will be running for Governor in 2019 there...

Wicker Statement on Launch of FCC Mobility Fund Map Investigation

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, today released the following statement in...

AG Hood Files Suit Against Opioid Distributors

The effort to hold companies accountable for their role in the statewide opioid epidemic continues with a new lawsuit filed by the State of...

Jeremy England announces run for state Senate for District 51

Jeremy England, a lawyer and lifelong resident of Jackson County has announced his candidacy for the District 51 Senate seat.  This is the seat...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith Announce $38 Million for Road & Bridge Improvements in Mississippi

U.S. Department of Transportation BUILD Grants to Support Safety, Growth U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., today announced the award of $38...

Revenue collections are back up for the month of November

For the month on November in FY2019 total revenue collections are $35,725,672 or 9.30% above the sine die revenue estimate. Fiscal YTD revenue collections...

Latorre brings unique perspective as Mississippi Division of Medicaid’s first full-time medical director

Dr. Carlos Latorre earned two degrees in geology and worked at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in...

Trey Dellinger to head Americans for Prosperity’s Mississippi Chapter

Americans for Prosperity-Mississippi (AFP-MS), Mississippi’s leading grassroots advocacy organization, on Monday announced Trey Dellinger as its new State Director. Trey will succeed outgoing State...

Attorney General Jim Hood Announces Next Step In Fight Against Robocalls

Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that he has joined a bipartisan group of 40 state attorneys general to stop or reduce annoying and...

Joint Legislative Budget Committee approves FY2020 budget recommendation

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee met on Wednesday to sign off on the 2020 budget recommendation. The $6 billion proposal was adopted after some...

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