MDAC Conducting Agriculture Workforce Development Needs Assessment

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Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson and the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) is seeking input from the agriculture industry and...

SALTER: Public health care, retirement system woes are major challenges for state leaders

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By: Sid Salter State voters in 2019 chose a new governor, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, attorney general, and state treasurer along with significant turnover...

Google set to open first ever U.S. operation center in North Mississippi

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The first ever U.S. based Google Operations Center is set to open in North Mississippi in 2020. The announcement was made by Google on Wednesday...

Medicaid signs off on federal reimbursement for rural clinics

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On Thursday, Director for the Division of Medicaid Drew Snyder signed off on a 1.9% reimbursement for Mississippi rural health clinics. Just signed off on...

PEER report looks at why it’s taking three times as long to get a...

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The Legislative PEER Committee is releasing its report titled Review of the Department of Public Safety Driver Service Bureau’s Management of Customer Service Delivery. Some of...

Entergy Mississippi to invest $57 million in project to attract economic development, improve reliability

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The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved Entergy Mississippi’s construction of a $57-million substation at the Madison County Mega Site. The project, which also involves...

SALTER: Mississippi may be coming full circle on state’s unwise corrections and judicial policies

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By: Sid Salter Mississippi spends just under $350 million annually operating our state’s prison system – some $30 million less than in 2014. During a...

Governor’s Obesity Initiative Gets Marching Orders

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Today the Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) and the Mississippi Community Education Center (formerly Families First for Mississippi) hosted a Taking Charge for...

Mississippi receives A rating from international organization working to end human trafficking

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Wednesday at the Center for Violence Prevention Speaker of the House Philip Gunn announced Mississippi had received an A "grade" from Shared Hope International,...

SALTER: Speaker McCoy’s record in the state House is one of vision, pragmatism and...

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By: Sid Salter Mississippi House Speaker William J. “Billy” McCoy was a second-generation state lawmaker, a college-educated vocational agriculture teacher, a Farmers Home Administration loan...

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