SALTER: Who has more experience operating a state prison farm than controversial Cain?

By: Sid Salter There has been more than a little media tut-tutting over the decision by Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves to hire controversial former Louisiana...

MDAC Modifies Cost-Share Program to Aid Farmers Impacted by COVID-19

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced that the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce is modifying the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) and...

OP-ED: Community Colleges – Leading the way out of this national crisis

By Dr. Andrea Mayfield, Tom Downs, Dawn Erlandson Community colleges in Mississippi and nationwide have responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic, making contributions to enhance...

Ag Commissioner Gipson Encourages Farmers to Sign Up for the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance...

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson applauds the Trump administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP),...

MDOT: Safety still vital despite reduced Memorial Day traffic

Boats and barbecues are a few ways people pass Memorial Day weekend. With additional safety measures in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the...

SALTER: Reopening of state’s casinos signal a major boost to lagging state tax revenues

By: Sid Salter Mississippi’s current leadership is taking a page from the state’s not-so-distant past by making the state’s gaming industry one of the first...

WATCH: Reeves releases guidelines for safe in person worship services

Today, Governor Tate Reeves released social distancing and sanitation guidelines for in-person worship services to safely resume across Mississippi. Consulting with Dr. Thomas Dobbs and...

Casinos set to reopen before the weekend under health guidelines

The Mississippi Gaming Commission announced last week that casinos would be reopening under strict health guidelines on May 21 at 8:00 a.m. "It's really good...

Mississippi Lottery Corporation Announces April Transfer to the State

Yesterday, the Mississippi Lottery Corporation (MLC) completed its April transfer of $9,709,843.36 in net proceeds to the Lottery Proceeds Fund in the Mississippi State Treasury. This...

WATSON: Contingency plan for November election

By: Secretary of State Michael Watson During these unprecedented times, I am grateful for all of the essential workers and volunteers who are providing access...

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