School Choice: What happens when the choices end

When the parents of the founding scholars chose to send their 5th graders to ReImagine Prep nearly four years ago, they were putting a...

Our analysis of the Mississippi Special Senate Election

Most Mississippians woke up on November 28th thinking, “Whew.  I’m glad that’s over”. Mississippi got a small taste of “big boy” national politics during the...

Coalition urges lawmakers to increase state cigarette tax

The Invest in a Healthier Future Coalition met at the Capitol on Wednesday to urge lawmakers to increase the current state cigarette tax in...

OPINION: Hyde-Smith Defeats Espy

With Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s victory in the special election runoff to fill the remainder of Sen. Thad Cochran’s term, Mississippi voters did what they...

SALTER: State’s muddy U.S. Senate Class II race cost $20 million and two candidates’...

By: Sid Salter In 2018, Mississippi voters elected two U.S. senators. The two elections saw about $27. 6 million expended with $11 million of that...

Hyde-Smith wins runoff; becomes the first woman elected to U.S. Senate from Mississippi

Cindy Hyde-Smith has won the runoff for the special election to replace Senator Thad Cochran, who retired due to medical reasons back in April. ...

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

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

Mid-day Runoff Election report from the Secretary of State

Traffic at polling places across the State is steady, according to observers from the Secretary of State and State Auditor’s Offices.  Turnout appears to...

Is the Mike Espy campaign encouraging voters to vote twice?

On his facebook page last night, Mike Espy, Democrat nominee for US Senate, seemingly encouraged his supporters to vote twice by encouraging folks who...

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...

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