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...

Rep. Cockerham: Protecting Mississippi physicians should be a top priority #msleg

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by Sarah Ulmer When medicine is as important to Mississippi as it is, a key component is having qualified and skilled physicians to keep it...

Window tint on the way out if the Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2018...

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It's called the "Law Enforcement Protection Act of 2018" and was authored by Rep. Steve Holland. the bill would prevent anyone from driving a...

School Choice Day at the State Capitol; lawmakers push for parents to have a...

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by Sarah Ulmer At the Capitol on Tuesday, parents, teachers and students from diverse backgrounds around Mississippi gathered with lawmakers to promote School Choice. For Leah...

Unemployment Rate Falls to Historic Low and Number of Jobs Rises to Historic High.

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Mississippi’s Employment Situation – Latest Edition This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. Mississippi’s unemployment rate fell in December...

The State Bond Commission authority could soon be limited when issuing bonds #billoftheday

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A bill authored by Sen. Blackmon would limit where what administrative functions could be issued state bonds by the  the State Bond Commission. Senate...

“It’s a tough sell” says author of Medical Marijuana bill @joelbomgar #msleg

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The option to legalize medical marijuana is sitting before lawmakers during session this year after House Bill 391 was authored by Rep. Joel Bomgar...

Sen. Sally Doty joins #MS03 Congressional Race

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Senator Sally Doty has officially filed her paperwork to join the #MS03 Congressional race just weeks after Congressman Gregg Harper announced that he would...

Legislators could be authorized $25k for public service projects #billoftheday

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The Legislative Public Project Grant Program bill was authored by Rep. Hines and would award lawmakers $25,000 to be put towards a public service...

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