Hinds County opposes landfill in Madison County

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The Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to oppose the controversial proposed NCL solid waste landfill on North County Line Road in Madison...

City of Jackson repeals buffer zone ordinance around abortion clinic after MJI lawsuit

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One year after the Mississippi Justice Institute filed a lawsuit against the city of Jackson, the city council has repealed their buffer zone ordinance...

Andy Taggart joins MJI lawsuit against City of Jackson’s ban on free speech around...

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Ridgeland-based attorney Andy Taggart has joined Mississippi Justice Institute’s (“MJI”) lawsuit against the city of Jackson’s ban on free speech around an abortion clinic. Last...

Nominations for the 4th Annual Mississippi Top 50 Awards Now Open

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Mississippi is graced with tremendous talent in government, the political sphere, business, media and culture. The Mississippi Top 50 Awards were created to recognize...

Mayor Lumumba orders bars closed in Jackson for a week

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Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba has ordered all bars, nightclubs, lounges, taverns, pubs, breweries, distilleries, and wineries unless they can provide drive-thru, curbside, or delivery...

MDOT officers on frontlines against human trafficking

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The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is joining agencies across the world in recognizing Thursday, July 30, 2020, as World Day Against Human Trafficking in...

Mayor Chief of Staff says open carry disproportionately affects blacks as Jackson Council opposes...

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On Tuesday, the Jackson City Council unanimously opposed Mayor Chokwe Lumumba's executive order suspending the right to open carry a firearm in the city. The...

State Rep. Dana Criswell, MJI file lawsuit over Jackson order suspending open carry

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The Mississippi Justice Institute has filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Jackson in the wake of Mayor Chockwe Lumumba's order restricting open...

Jackson Mayor Lumumba uses COVID-19 to suspend open carry

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Jackson, Mississippi Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has issued an executive order suspending open carry laws in his city using the coronavirus pandemic as justification,...

Governor defers business closures, restrictions to local leaders

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Cities across Mississippi are unilaterally deciding to close restaurants to dine-in services, churches, bars, barber shops, movie theaters, gyms, recreation centers, and other service...

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