Senate Public Health & Welfare Committee hold last Medical Marijuana public hearing

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Chairman Bryan says he doesn't intend on calling any additional hearings regarding medical marijuana.  On Wednesday, the Mississippi Senate Public Health and Welfare Committee met...

House Republicans respond to media-driven Ethics Commission complaints about caucus meetings

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Ethics Commission could rule by year end if they, in fact, have jurisdiction.  Read the complaints from the media outlet and responses by the...

The Mississippi Tourism Association supports SB 2193

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As the state’s fourth largest industry, employing more than 127,500 people, tourism has a substantial role in the economic growth and vitality of Mississippi....

Lawmakers set hearings to discuss potential elimination of Mississippi’s income tax

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Two days of hearings set for August 25 and 26th.  Legislative hearings on Mississippi's income tax will soon begin before a joint select committee of...

Governor Reeves Announces $300 Million Expansion of Nation’s Largest Retailer-Owned Cooperative in DeSoto County

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Today, Governor Tate Reeves announced that Associated Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (AWG) plans to expand in DeSoto County by constructing a new facility in Hernando....

BIPEC, MMA issue statements supporting change of state flag

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Business organizations are issuing statement supporting a change of the Mississippi state flag. Below are two such statements, one from BIPEC and another from...

Medical Marijuana bill expected to be considered by Mississippi Legislature next week

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The main sticking point as of late has been the amount of product allowed to patients at any one time, something lawmakers don't expect...

Clarity for Dept. of Corrections contracts could come from this #billoftheday

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HB 1127 has been sent to the Senate and would clarify requirements for contracts between the department and private correctional facilities. It was authored...

Bill of the Day: Prevent sex offenders from registering with online dating sites

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With many people finding love via the internet these days, its no surprise that lawmakers are beginning to work on legislation that will address...

Longtime Mississippi Educator Selected as Lt. Governor Hosemann’s State Board of Education Appointee

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A former educator with more than 40 years’ experience in Mississippi schools has been selected as Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann’s appointee to the State...

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