Changes offered to Senate Medicaid “tech” bill adds reverse repealer and study committees

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At the Medicaid hearing Monday, Senator Brice Wiggins, author of the Medicaid bill SB 2836, offered a committee substitute to the legislation. The committee substitute...

BIGGER PIE – How Do We Remove Corruption from Regulators?

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A BPF View: How Do We Remove Corruption from Regulators? Two bills introduced this year would undo the consumer protection changes that were made more...

AG Announces $33 Million Judgment Amid Legislative Attempt to Strip Prosecutorial Rights

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Attorney General Jim Hood announced today that his office recovered over $33 million from pharmaceutical manufacturer Watson, Inc., after a decision announced earlier this...

Encouraging public health: cigarette smokers could soon be paying more for a pack of...

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There are a few bills before lawmakers this session that would raise the cigarette tax with hopes of encouraging better public health. Authored by Senator...

VIDEO Weekly Wrap Up 1/26: Vaccinations, sexual assault policy bills, and school choice #msleg

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Here's you're Weekly Wrap Up of the 2018 Mississippi legislative session. It was a busy week with a committee deadline quickly approaching, lawmakers worked...

Abuse to dogs and cats could soon become a first-offense felony #billoftheday

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Committee deadline is just around the corner and for most bills, if they don't make it out of their assigned committee by Tuesday they...

@SenatorWicker Leads New Legislation on Precision Agriculture

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Wicker Leads New Legislation on Precision Agriculture Our farmers know that a good harvest is a blessing.  They also know that a season’s worth of...

Rep. Bennie Thompson ignored by national dems on who to run in #mssen

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In an article that ran today in the National Journal ostensibly touting State Rep. David Baria as a potential candidate for US Senate, Congressman...

@SenatorWicker, Letter to the editor: Trump Moves to Beef-Up Overstretched Navy #mssen

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Letter to the editor at The Wall Street Journal from Senator Roger Wicker:  The Navy has outlined a minimum force requirement of 355 ships, and...

Should #msleg tinker with vaccination success by allowing for religious exemptions?

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by Sarah Ulmer It's back before legislators, a bill that would allow religious exemptions for families who disagree with required vaccinations before their children can...

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