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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

SALTER: Special session promises new funding alternatives after GOP tax cuts launched

By: Sid Salter The proceeds from a new state lottery? A dedicated portion of the new online sales tax collections? A portion of gaming revenues...

2018 Promote the Vote Materials Now Available to Teachers

Promote the Vote (PTV), the Secretary of State’s comprehensive K-12 voter education program, launches this week with a new theme, partner, and implementation materials...

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $1 Million to Support Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses in...

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1 million grant to the Southern...

OPINION: Will LeBron’s Investment In District Schools Be Any Different?

Sending piles of extra money to district schools, either via taxpayers or celebrities, has not produced the outcomes we’re continually promised. Real reform comes...

State Auditor Shad White Announces New Transparency Website

Today State Auditor Shad White announced the launch of a new section of the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor website dedicated to transparency....

OPINION: People Shouldn’t Be Fired For Old Tweets, But We Shouldn’t Have A Double...

The New York Times, and every other media outlet, is free to hire or fire whomever it likes. The members of the management team...

Commissioner Mike Chaney releases statement on University of Mississippi Medical Center/Blue Cross Blue Shield...

Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney announces that UMMC and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi have come to an agreement on their network...

SALTER: Despite politicians’ rhetoric to the contrary, news they disagree with isn’t ‘fake’ news

By: Sid Salter From the White House down to city halls in rural hamlets across this country, politicians are using the term “fake news” to...

State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and Mississippi Children’s Museum Partner to Celebrate 529 Day

A day to promote the importance of saving for college For the sixth year, the Office of State Treasurer Lynn Fitch and Mississippi Children’s Museum...

Aaron Rice joins the Mississippi Justice Institute team as the new Director

Mississippi Justice Institute The Mississippi Justice Institute (MJI) was founded by the Mississippi Center for Public Policy (MCPP) in 2016 to be its legal arm...

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