2020 General Election Absentee Report – Week 2

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As of Sunday, October 11, 2020, the Statewide Election Management System (SEMS) reported a total of 91,474 absentee ballots requested, 86,609 absentee ballots sent, and 58,796 absentee ballots received in the state...

SALTER: There are some relevant realities to face with 60 candles on my birthday...

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By: Sid Salter Longevity runs in my family on both sides. My father lived to a few weeks shy of 76 years. My mom made...

Parents Campaign, MAE oppose Governor Reeves’ FY 2022 budget recommendations

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Education groups have come out in opposition to Governor Tate Reeves' FY 2022 Executive Budget Recommendations. The Parents Campaign issued a statement expressing their unhappiness...

Insurance Commissioner and Senator work together to start RMI Scholarship Fund

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Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney and Senator Walter Michel have joined with the University of Mississippi to offer a scholarship annually for two seniors in...

Bill of the Day: Sheriff’s departments could be given authority do wire taps

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A bill in the Senate authored by freshman Senator Tyler McCaughn would allow for local sheriffs to possess, operate and monitor some devices. SB 2010...

Bill of the Day: Back to Business loan expenses to be deducted from income...

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This bill of the day could give businesses a much needed break, after 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic struck. House Bill 1446 would allow for...

Rep. Bounds gives update on Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund after major changes in Senate

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Representative Scott Bounds, author of SB 1231 the Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund, sat down with Y'all Politics to discuss where the bill lies in...

State Sen. Brice Wiggins previews 2021 legislative session, does not see it being delayed

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State Senator Brice Wiggins joined Y'all Politics on Monday to talk about the start of the 2021 Legislative Session which gavels in tomorrow at...

Senate Education committee hears updates on current school year from MDE

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The Mississippi Senate Education Committee heard from Mississippi Department of Education officials including State Superintendent Carey Wright. MDE provided an update on how schools...

Mississippi lawmaker puts effort behind early voting ballot initiative

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Representative McCray has filed a petition with the Secretary of State’s office promote early voting in Mississippi. State Representative Hester McCray (D-HD 40) said she...

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