Maurice Howard guilty of embezzlement

State Auditor Shad White issued the following statement regarding court proceedings in Monroe County this morning: “I am pleased this morning that Mr. Howard, who...

MS Senate seeks to create new state Department of Tourism

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Currently in Mississippi the Tourism department has been a subset of the Mississippi Development Authority included with the Film industry, as well.  SB 2838...

Mississippi Treasurer says State Treasury will not comply with IRS data mining proposal

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IRS proposal to require banks, credit unions and other financial institutions to report certain transactions will not be upheld by State Treasury.  Mississippi Treasurer David...

Mark Baker endorses Andy Taggart in Attorney General Race

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Representative Mark Baker of Rankin County, who barely missed the Attorney General runoff mark by one point, has announced his support for Andy Taggart....

Wicker Launches Third Annual Book Donation Program

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Portion of Senate Collection Will Go to Mississippi Libraries U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today launched his third annual book donation program for Mississippi libraries....

Congressman Guest Named Guardian of Small Business by NFIB

Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) was awarded the Guardian of Small Business Award by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) based on his pro-business...

Biden’s “You Ain’t Black” draws different views from black elected leaders in Mississippi

Appearing on "The Breakfast Club" with Lenard McKelvey, aka Charlamagne tha God, last week, Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden told the black radio host...

Wicker Statement on Mississippi National Guard Activation

U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., today released the following statement upon learning the Mississippi National Guard has been activated in support of civil authorities...

Wicker and Hyde-Smith vote for ‘First Step Act’

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U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) on Tuesday night voted in favor of bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation aimed at reducing...

Bill of the Day: Vaping could receive increased tobacco tax

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In Senate Bill 2182, authored by Senator David Blount, it would define an “electronic smoking device” and add that to the definition of other...

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