MDOT out from under State Personnel Board could mean better salaries, but fewer workers

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One bill in the House, HB355, could remove the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) from under the State Personnel Board. A request author for...

Speaker Gunn: We are moving to a student-centered funding formula

Today, the Mississippi House of Representatives voted on and passed House Bill 957, which establishes the Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of...

New Education Funding Formula passes in the House, will do away with MAEP #msleg...

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Wednesday, the House passed the Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of 2018, or HB957 with a vote of 66-54, two Democrats voting...

#SenatorWicker Presses Facebook, Twitter on Efforts to Combat Terrorism

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Miss. Senator Urges Greater Cooperation Between Tech Companies & Law Enforcement U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a senior member of the Senate Committee on Commerce,...

Rep. Wilson says he will not run for the Third Congressional District Seat #MS03...

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Representative Cory Wilson says he will NOT be considering a run for the Third Congressional District seat: “After Congressman Harper announced that he would not...

Republican Whit Hughes announces his candidacy for Congress from the Third Congressional District of...

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Today, Republican Whit Hughes announced his candidacy to run for Congress from the Third Congressional District of Mississippi. Hughes is viewed by many as...

Which has a higher real poverty rate – Mississippi or California? SURPRISE!

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In an op-ed this week's LA Times . . . Guess which state has the highest poverty rate in the country? Not Mississippi, New Mexico,...

Pilot program to provide mobile showers for the homeless could be coming to JSU...

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Rep. Bell has submitted a bill that could aid in combating personal hygiene problems of the homeless or people who don't often have access...

State Auditor Stacey Pickering Reports Fraud, Waste, and Abuse at Mississippi Auctioneer Commission and...

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On Tuesday, January 16, 2018, State Auditor Stacey Pickering released two compliance audit reports detailing fraud, waste, and abuse at the Mississippi Auctioneer Commission and...

YP Daily Roundup 1/16/18

Update on BP money from Lt. Gov. Reeves, Gov. Bryant Senate Appropriations passed a @bricewigginsMS bill setting aside 100% of BP settlement funds for use...

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