BIGGER PIE – How Do We Remove Corruption from Regulators?

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A BPF View: How Do We Remove Corruption from Regulators? Two bills introduced this year would undo the consumer protection changes that were made more...

Encouraging public health: cigarette smokers could soon be paying more for a pack of...

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There are a few bills before lawmakers this session that would raise the cigarette tax with hopes of encouraging better public health. Authored by Senator...

VIDEO Weekly Wrap Up 1/26: Vaccinations, sexual assault policy bills, and school choice #msleg

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Here's you're Weekly Wrap Up of the 2018 Mississippi legislative session. It was a busy week with a committee deadline quickly approaching, lawmakers worked...

Abuse to dogs and cats could soon become a first-offense felony #billoftheday

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Committee deadline is just around the corner and for most bills, if they don't make it out of their assigned committee by Tuesday they...

Should #msleg tinker with vaccination success by allowing for religious exemptions?

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by Sarah Ulmer It's back before legislators, a bill that would allow religious exemptions for families who disagree with required vaccinations before their children can...

School districts could be required to adopt dating violence policies to protect students #billoftheday

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HB69 would require school districts to adopt a dating violence policy to protect and educate students on healthy relationships. The bill was authored by...

Considering Medicaid coverage and it’s impact on county jails #msleg

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Senator Brice Wiggins released information pertaining to the state of Medicaid in Mississippi and how it impacts county jails. These documents include an argument...

MBN hopeful that bill to add pay raise survives committee deadlines #msleg

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by Sarah Ulmer The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics is asking for extra support from the state in order to pay their agents more money and...

Joint Statement on behalf of Speaker Pro Tempore Snowden and President Pro Tempore Burton

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The long-standing existing written policy of the Department of Finance and Administration has been that no “rallies” are allowed within the Capitol Building.  Press...

Rep. Jay Hughes’s “Let them eat cake” moment

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By Alan Lange Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI, was once famously quoted, upon being alerted that the peasants had no bread, as saying “let...

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