Mississippi Senate’s $210 million Teacher Pay Plan passes 35-0

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SB 2444 passed without a single vote by the chamber's Black Caucus as they walked off the floor following debate on an anti-CRT. On Friday,...

BRYANT: 2022 Elections Will Be a Referendum on How Well Governors Handle COVID-19

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Submitted by Phil Bryant "Incumbents and challengers alike will have to lead voters with the optimum balance of public health and economic recovery to win...

State Board of Education approves five new early learning collaboratives to serve pre-K 4-year-olds

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The five new ELCs will serve 840 pre-K 4-year-olds in eight new classrooms and 34 existing classrooms The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted...

Wicker, colleagues introduce bill to arm Ukraine against Russia

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The legislation follows Senator Wicker, six other Senators' visit to Kyiv where they met with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. On Thursday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker (R-MS), John...

Mississippi Senate bills propose allocation of American Rescue Act Plan funds to agencies, departments

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Submitted bills provide funds to the Dept. of Child Protective Services, MEMA, National Guard, and Department of Mental Health. After the fall meetings of the...

Municipal League comes out against MS House version of Medical Marijuana bill

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If the House zoning change stands, some cities may feel their only option to protect property values is to opt out of having medical...

Mississippi State Board of Education allows hybrid scheduling during COVID-19 surge

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The hybrid scheduling option is available through March 11, 2022.  Today, the Mississippi State Board of Education announced that if needed, school districts will be...

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services grants UMMC $3 million in ARPA funds...

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The funds are to be used to reduce burnout and promote mental health and wellness among health care workforce. The University of Mississippi Medical Center...

57th Annual Dixie National Livestock Show Officially Kicks-Off Today

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The Dixie National Rodeo takes place February 11 through February 13, and February 16 through February 19 in the Coliseum. Today, the 57th Annual Dixie National...

Judge says Mississippi Certificate of Need laws “result in more costly, less accessible, and...

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SUBMITTED BY BIGGER PIE FORUM Learn more about CON laws and why they stymie competition, health care access. If you believe that free and competitive markets...

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