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...

Jim Hood joins firm he outsourced work to as Attorney General

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After 30 years on the public payroll, former Attorney General Jim Hood has entered the private sector. The four-term Democrat AG and failed gubernatorial candidate...

PSC Temporarily Suspends Disconnection of Utility Services in Response to COVID-19

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In a special meeting on Sunday, March 15, the Mississippi Public Service Commission voted to temporarily suspended disconnections of certain utility services. The restriction...

Espy eyes massive pay day by enlisting his client, Madison County

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Mississippi knows all too well what can happen when politicians and trial lawyers leverage public bodies to make millions on lawsuits for themselves. The worst...

Gov. Reeves Declares State of Emergency to Protect Public Health

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Today, Governor Tate Reeves declared a state of emergency to further ramp up Mississippi's coordinated response across all levels of government and provide health...

Brent Bailey sworn in as Central PSC, addresses campaign donation by Sierra Club

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Brent Bailey was sworn in as the Central District Public Service Commissioner on Thursday, replacing Cecil Brown who chose not to seek re-election. Bailey, a...

In split vote, Madison County hires Mike Espy as county attorney

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Madison County Supervisor Gerald Steen, a Republican, enthusiastically joined his Democratic colleagues Karl Banks and Paul Griffin in approving U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy...

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