Redistricting set to happen in Mississippi after new census numbers

It is expected that Mississippi lost roughly 6,000 residents in last 10 years, 0.2% of the population.  Lawmakers are gearing up to begin the redistricting...

Bryant backs bill to reinstate administrative forfeiture process

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A bill introduced by Rep. Mark Baker, HB 1104, would reinstate administrative forfeiture of certain property that is seized under the Uniformed Controlled Substance...

Motion for TRO in NAACP-backed lawsuit to change absentee voter deadline is denied

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A case filed by three Mississippi residents and the Mississippi Chapter of the NAACP against the State of Mississippi and Secretary of State Delbert...

Gov. Bryant Sets Special Election Date for House District 30

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Gov. Phil Bryant has set May 8, 2018, as the special election date for House District 30. The seat recently became vacant when former Rep....

Hyde-Smith advocates for domestic violence victims in rural areas through passage of VAWA

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Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith advocated for greater attention to be given in serving victims of domestic violence and abuse in rural areas before the Senate...

Fitch joins 13 other Attorneys General in challenging Biden’s cancellation of the Keystone Pipeline

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Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch has joined 13 other AGs in challenging President Joe Biden's unilateral cancellation of the Keystone Pipeline.  In a letter...

PSC Chair Brandon Presley says he’s humbled but will not enter a U.S. Senate...

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Today, Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley issued the following statement concerning the 2018 regular United States Senate race: “I am humbled and very...

Biden’s energy policies look to be costing Mississippi taxpayers billions in “soft tax”

Soaring gas prices make talks of state gas tax increase to fix infrastructure DOA. Economists generally believe that artificially high gas prices are one of...

PSC Votes to Extend Order Temporarily Suspending Disconnection of Utilities

During the May 12 Open Docket Meeting held via telephone, the Mississippi Public Service Commission voted to extend the previous order temporarily suspending disconnections of...

Wicker, Hyde-Smith & Guest Announce $5.26 Million for Rural Health, Education Projects

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USDA Rural Development Provides Funds to Improve Telemedicine, Distance Learning Capabilities Across Mississippi ### U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), with U.S. Representative...

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