Regulations for animal shelters could come from the Ag Commissioner’s office #billoftheday

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This bill of the day would require any shelter, pet breeder, stable or kennel who are operating in the state of Mississippi, be provided...

Statewide candidates release campaign finance report filings

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Candidates for statewide elected offices have started releasing their campaign finance reports.  While the top of the ticket offices of Governor and Lt. Governor...

Corrections committee discusses use of Walnut Grove

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The Senate Corrections Committee is considering a bill that would reauthorize the use of Walnut Grove Correctional Facility for offenders. SB 2888 stems from renovations...

Bill to prevent abortions after a heartbeat is detected #billoftheday

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This bill of the day, authored by Representative Robert Foster, who is also a candidate for Governor, would require a physician to listen for...

HomeStretch, Inc., increasing furniture production in Nettleton, creating 71 jobs

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HomeStretch, Inc., an upholstered reclining furniture manufacturer, is expanding in Nettleton. The project is a $500,000 corporate investment and will create 71 jobs. “HomeStretch is...

Reeves announces $6.7M cash-on-hand for gubernatorial run

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Lt. Governor Tate Reeves has just announced on Twitter that he has $6.7 million dollars available for his campaign for the Governor of Mississippi. ...

Abuse in a foster home with active duty parents, could result in military program...

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Today's bill of the day would require Child Protection Services to contact the appropriate Military Installation Family Advocacy Program, if abuse or neglect is...

Law Enforcement civil administrative forfeiture bill has conservatives on both sides

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Civil Administrative Forfeiture law had been on the books since the ’80s. It allowed law enforcement agencies to seize property with a value of...

Legislative PEER Report shows some marginal improvements but still danger ahead for PERS

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The Legislative PEER Committee is releasing its report titled 2018 Update on Financial Soundness of the Public Employees’ Retirement System. Some of the Committee’s major...

Governor Bryant signs rural broadband bill into law

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Wednesday morning at the Capitol, Governor Phil Bryant was joined by the Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn, as well...

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