Monitor confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mississippi

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MSDH officials have recommended that individuals practice social distancing and people do not gather in groups more than 10. Schools, businesses and even state...

Senate offers Medical Cannabis Act in an attempt to overshadow Initiative 65 program

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Since the passage of Initiative 65 on the ballot in November, with over 75 percent of Mississippians showing favor to a medical marijuana program...

SALTER: Remembering Sylvia Howell Krebs: A woman of talent, substance and curiosity

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By: Sid Salter Earlier this month, a gentle, intellectual giant died and it’s likely that few among her university colleagues and friends in Douglasville, Georgia...

Minority Leader Sen. Simmons gives response to State of the State address

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Senator Derrick Simmons offered the Democratic response to Governor Tate Reeves' State of the State address. This is a customary action made by the...

Bill of the Day: Give released inmates a temporary license for 6 months

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In this Bill of the Day authored by Senator Sparks, entitled the "Empowering Reentry through Licensing Act," SB 2561 it would give a six-month...

Key MS House leader offers bill to restructure authority over Division of Medicaid

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A new bill from the Mississippi House of Representatives, HB 1013 authored by House Ways and Means Chairman Trey Lamar (R) would establish a...

MDOT announces Southern, Central and Northern grant projects

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The Mississippi Transportation Commission recently announced $4.4 million in funding for multimodal transportation projects throughout the Southern District, $3 million in funding for multimodal...

Bill of the Day: A total ban on abortion

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It is not uncommon for the Mississippi Legislature to attempt a restriction on abortions each year. In 2018 HB 1510 was passed to ban...

56th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo Kicks-Off January 22

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The 56th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show and Rodeo gets underway Friday, January 22, at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds. The Dixie National Livestock Show...

MDOC sanitization efforts making Mississippi prisons among safest for COVID-19

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With 343,000 U.S. inmates testing positive for COVID-19 and over 2,100 dying from the virus, Mississippi’s 17,000 prisoners are among the safest from the...

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