What to look for in the 2018 Legislative Session: Medicaid, MAEP, a Lottery and...

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Here's what you need to know going into the 2018 Legislative Session: 1. Medicaid “tech” bill What will probably be the most talked about topic...

Lt. Gov. Reeves, Speaker Gunn express opposition to a state lottery but recognize support...

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Lottery has momentum, not embraced by Legislature's presiding officers In response to emailed questions, Meghan Annison, a spokesman for Gunn, said, “The speaker does not...

State lottery up for debate in 2018 #msleg session

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Mississippi lawmakers could debate creation of a lottery Supporters say money being spent on lottery tickets elsewhere could, instead, be spent in Mississippi, creating revenue...

Speaker Gunn’s #msleg lottery committee hears pros, many cons in final meeting

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Lottery panel hears mostly cons in final meeting The main pro of a state lottery, the panel has heard over the past few months, is...

Speaker Gunn’s lottery study committee set to meet for last time, report forthcoming to...

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Final lottery meeting scheduled for Thursday JACKSON – A lottery study committee formed by House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, will host what is expected to...

PENDER: Creation of a Mississippi lottery appears inevitable

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GEOFF PENDER: Mississippi lottery's time has come 'round at last Creation of a Mississippi lottery appears inevitable, if not during the Legislature's 2018 or 2019...

Speaker Gunn’s lottery study committee sets final meeting

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Lottery committee plans final meeting JACKSON – What is expected to be the final meeting of House Speaker Philip Gunn’s lottery study committee is scheduled...

Rep. Nick Bain – “There are a lot more costs to running (a lottery)...

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Mississippi panel examines lotteries in other states Revenue/costs vary Arkansas’ lottery in 2015 netted the state $71.9 million on $385.4 million in gross sales. Louisiana in 2015...

Could lottery create “shell game” of funds in #msleg?

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Officials worry lottery might create 'shell game' with funds JACKSON – The five states studied by a special lottery committee formed by House Speaker Philip...

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