New penalties for selling contraband in a prison #billoftheday

Penalties could get harsher for inmates who are found guilty of owning or selling contraband within a correctional facility. HB 348, authored by Rep. Kinkade,...

Politico ranks Mississippi 50 out of 51 in their State of the States ranking....

Politico ranked all 50 states plus DC in their fourth annual State of the States ranking.  New Hampshire finished first, and Mississippi finished next...

SALTER: Thompson’s statements on border security battle with Trump were noteworthy

Mississippi Second District U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson has been an unapologetic liberal on social issues for the whole of his long congressional career and...

State legislators react to new comments referencing “public hanging” by State Sen. Charles Younger

Since US Senator Hyde-Smith's comments about "public hangings' several national officials have come out to either condemn her, or defend her. State legislators in...

Hyde-Smith introduces balanced budget resolution

In one of her first acts in the new 116th Congress, U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) has introduced legislation to require the President and...

Palazzo Honored to Receive Support from Vice President Pence

Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-04) today offered his gratitude to Vice President Mike Pence for his support in the upcoming election cycle, through his leadership...

Secretary of State’s Office Launches Information Campaign for Active Military Voters

With thousands of Mississippi soldiers already deployed or deploying to the Middle East and other areas of the world this year, the Secretary of...

Republican Gubernatorial candidates Waller and Foster debate at MSU

Two Republican candidates for Governor Bill Waller Jr. and Representative Robert Foster participated in a debate at Mississippi State University hosted by MSU College...

OPINION: Biloxi City Councilman Is Conflicted By Harmful Policy Ideas

New regulatory action for home sharing is bad policy for taxpayers and is harmful for tourism. By: Jon L. Pritchett An industry lobbyist who is also...

Wicker, Donnelly Introduce Bill to Delay Burdensome Regulations

U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., introduced legislation that would allow two years for the judicial review of final rules on...

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