Commissioner Brown announces that he will not run again

Public Service Commissioner Cecil Brown said on Monday that he will not run for an elected position again, including the one he currently holds. While...

Speaker Gunn on 2019 agenda items, says legislation to stop human trafficking at top...

Speaker of the House Philip Gunn met with reporters in the House Chamber on Monday to talk about top agenda items for the House...

Presley Applauds FCC Investigation into Cell Companies, Calls for Probe into Coverage Maps Provided...

Today, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley applauded the Friday announcement by the Federal Communications Commission into possible false coverage maps provided to the federal...

State Auditor Releases Compliance Audit of the State Auditor’s Office

State Auditor Shad White announced today the completion of a compliance audit of his own office. Mississippi law and auditing experts from the Auditor’s...

Velesha Williams announces run for Governor – tries to replicate 2015 underdog primary win

When Democrat Velesha Williams announced on Saturday at the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson that she will be running for Governor in 2019 there...

AG Hood Files Suit Against Opioid Distributors

The effort to hold companies accountable for their role in the statewide opioid epidemic continues with a new lawsuit filed by the State of...

Jeremy England announces run for state Senate for District 51

Jeremy England, a lawyer and lifelong resident of Jackson County has announced his candidacy for the District 51 Senate seat.  This is the seat...

Revenue collections are back up for the month of November

For the month on November in FY2019 total revenue collections are $35,725,672 or 9.30% above the sine die revenue estimate. Fiscal YTD revenue collections...

Latorre brings unique perspective as Mississippi Division of Medicaid’s first full-time medical director

Dr. Carlos Latorre earned two degrees in geology and worked at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in...

Joint Legislative Budget Committee approves FY2020 budget recommendation

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee met on Wednesday to sign off on the 2020 budget recommendation. The $6 billion proposal was adopted after some...

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