Juneteenth legislation expected from Mississippi Democratic Senators in 2022

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Simmons, Blount propose repealing Confederate Memorial Day and proposing Juneteenth as a state holiday.  State Senator Derrick Simmons announced that he and fellow Democratic State...

Miss. Dept. of Health on COVID State of Emergency: Agency will accommodate whatever the...

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House Democratic Leader says the declaration should be about health, not politics. The State of Mississippi has been under a state of emergency since Spring...

Governor Reeves: State of emergency over COVID-19 in effect to ensure National Guard gets...

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Speaker Gunn says House wants declaration ended. On Wednesday, Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn sent a letter to Governor Tate Reeves stating that...

MEC holds annual meeting to highlight Mississippi’s economic growth

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The Mississippi Economic Council hosted their 71st annual meeting with business leaders across the state.  The Mississippi Economic Council is the voice of business in...

Mississippi to Receive $1.8 billion from the American Rescue Plan

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Mississippi will receive $1.8 billion through the establishment of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.  Leaders in the Mississippi Legislature are studying the American...

Mississippi DPS Commissioner Sean Tindell completes successful first year at the helm

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Commissioner Tindell was appointed by Governor Tate Reeves to lead the Mississippi Department of Public Safety in May 2020.  As the Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public...

Former State Representative Ashley Henley reported dead

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Monday morning, news on social media began circulating that former Representative Henley had died. Reports are circulating that former state representative Ashley Henley has been...

AG Fitch, Auditor White announce $55.5 million settlement with Centene

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Investigation into overpayments in MS Medicaid resolved. Attorney General Lynn Fitch and Auditor Shad White reached a $55.5-million settlement with Centene, the largest Medicaid managed...

Portion of Highway 45 named for former Speaker Billy McCoy

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The last Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives passed away in November 2019. Today, a portion of Highway 45 is renamed in honor of...

Mississippi $1 billion over revenue estimates

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Mississippi  revenue report totals $1,004.5 million, or $1 billion over sine die estimates year-to-date.  The May revenue report was released on Wednesday and reported an...

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