EMPOWER MISSISSIPPI: Russ Latino joins Empower Mississippi

Empower Mississippi President Grant Callen announced this week that Russ Latino, a founding board member of the organization, has been named Senior Vice President. A...

SALTER: Legislature should remove archaic vestige of Jim Crow from constitution

By: Sid Salter Republican Gov.-Elect Tate Reeves won a solid general election victory over Democratic nominee Jim Hood and two minor party candidates in a...

SALTER: Will the Great Flood of 2019 supplant the benchmark 1927 flood as the...

By: Sid Salter In what would be his final studio album, the inimitable Mississippi blues legend B.B. King in 2008 covered the 1927 Bessie Smith...

OPINION: The Mob Attacks Rudolph

We can learn many wonderful lessons from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. But more than that, it is something families with young children have enjoyed for...

WATCH: Congressman Michael Guest outlines major components of CARE Act

Congressman Michael Guest spoke with Y'all Politics on Wednesday to discuss several components of the CARE act passed by Congress and other was the...

SALTER: Tweets, posts and video: How much does social media impact election outcomes?

By: Sid Salter In the old days, a long drive on a state highway through stretches of rural Mississippi were a reasonably reliable barometer of...

SALTER: As state’s second largest single employer, shipyard’s future still vital to state’s economy

By: Sid Salter Only Walmart/Sam’s employs more people in Mississippi than does Ingalls Shipyards at about 12,500 employees. But Ingalls and other shipbuilders pay significantly...

SALTER: U.S. Sen. Wicker played a leading role in writing the $2.2 trillion CARES...

By: Sid Salter Most Mississippians are aware of the heroic role that the late Republican Mississippi U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran played in 2005 in literally...

MDOT continues the fight against human trafficking

The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has joined various agencies across the state and country to recognize January as Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human...

Mississippi hospitals to receive emergency accelerated payments from Medicaid

In an effort to help Mississippi hospitals combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tate Reeves has announced that the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) is...

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