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...

Education funding formula rewrite expected on the House Floor this week #msleg

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Monday a joint committee hearing took up House Bill 957, the Mississippi Uniform Per Student Funding Formula Act of 2018, essentially an education funding...

Medicaid Reauthorization: Wiggins says ‘the time is now’

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One of the mostly highly anticipated topics of conversation for the 2018 Legislative session, Medicaid Reauthorization, will soon be addressed as bills begin to...

Before operating fair rides, State Fair workers could be required to pass a drug...

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A bill in the House, authored by Rep. Earle Banks would require that all Mississippi State Fair workers take a drug test before they...

Mississippi Matters expose on Jim Hood’s backdoor attempt to route settlement money

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Jim Hood tries to circumvent Legislature to spend funds on financial literacy program by Steve Wilson A recent financial literacy initiative announced in September by Attorney General Jim...

BREAKING: Rhonda Newman Keenum announces she will not pursue a race for Congress #MS03

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After the announcement by Congressman Greg Harper that he would not seek reelection in the U.S. House of Representatives, speculation swirled that Rhonda Keenum...

Governor Bryant, MS Office of Homeland Security Announce Innovative Cybersecurity Partnership for Students

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Online cybersecurity training offers scholarship opportunities for Mississippi high school girls. Governor Phil Bryant announced Friday a new, innovative cybersecurity training partnership between the SANS...

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