Latorre brings unique perspective as Mississippi Division of Medicaid’s first full-time medical director

Dr. Carlos Latorre earned two degrees in geology and worked at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) in...

Joint Legislative Budget Committee approves FY2020 budget recommendation

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee met on Wednesday to sign off on the 2020 budget recommendation. The $6 billion proposal was adopted after some...

State Representative Robert Foster set to announce Gubernatorial decision in Hernando

Freshman Mississippi State Representative and farmer to hold special event in hometown of Hernando to announce his decision on his Gubernatorial Bid for 2019....

Medicaid EASE Initiative aims to improve access to needed services

DOM’s EASE Initiative aims to improve access to needed services for Medicaid beneficiaries Effective Jan. 1, 2019, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) is increasing...

Incumbent Gipson announces candidacy for MS Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce

Incumbent Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce has officially announced his candidacy to keep the seat to which he was appointed last year. Gipson was...

Agriculture Commissioner Gipson Submits Comments on Regulation of Cell-Cultured Food Products

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson, on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, submitted public comments to the United States...

State Auditor Issues $673,000 Demand Against Estate of Former Wilkinson County Chancery Clerk

State Auditor Shad White has issued a civil demand to the estate of the former Chancery Clerk of Wilkinson County, the late Thomas C....

Is the Democratic mayor of Magnolia considering a challenge of Jim Hood in Governor’s...

The mayor of Magnolia, Mississippi, Anthony Witherspoon, has been publicly polling social media to gather feedback on him as a candidate in the 2019...

Representative Robert Foster considers run for Governor

District 28 Representative, Robert Foster (R), took to Facebook over the weekend to announce he is considering a run for Governor in 2019. In the...

Outside group is possibly targeting Mississippi for medicaid expansion ballot initiative in 2020

Successful ballot initiatives in Nebraska, Idaho and Utah could lead to even more efforts to bypass Republican governors and legislatures to expand Medicaid by...

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