Ag Commissioner Gipson Encourages Farmers to Sign Up for the USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance...

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson applauds the Trump administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP),...

Would Mississippi medical weed be taxed?

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Mississippi does not tax prescription drugs. In fact, a statement from the Mississippi Department of Revenue requested today by Y’all Politics noted, “Mississippi sales tax...

Commissioner Andy Gipson Announces Details of the 161st Mississippi State Fair

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Today, Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson announced the details of the 161st Mississippi State Fair, which runs Wednesday, October 7, through Saturday, October...

House and Senate override Reeves Education budget veto

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The Mississippi House and Senate returned to the Capitol on Monday to address several vetoes made by Governor Tate Reeves. By the end of...

Gov. Bryant signs first-in-the-nation foster care reform

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Gov. Phil Bryant has signed legislation that creates a first-in-the-nation tax credit for targeted investments in Mississippi’s foster care system. Sponsored by Rep. Mark Baker...

Alabama Democrat state representative doubles down on abortion remarks – ‘Dead is dead’

By: Kyle Morris, Yellow Hammer contribution After State Rep. John Rogers’ (D-Birmingham) abortion comments widely circulated across social media platforms Wednesday, politicians and several prominent...

New bill advances to reduce landowner liability from frivolous lawsuits

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The running joke in the Mississippi Capitol right now is that you can't swing a dead cat right now without hitting a trial lawyer. ...

Bill of the Day: College athletes could get paid for their participation in advertising

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Ever wonder if college athletes get paid for all of the advertising they participate in when playing sports for a Mississippi University? A bill...

PEER Committee Releases Report on Local Special Tax Levies

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Since 1972, and as of July 1, 2018, 88 local tourism and economic development taxes are currently authorized by the Legislature, with 82 approved...

Public school extracurriculars not available for homeschoolers, even some distance learners

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While most parents are preparing to send their children back to school in a few weeks, some school districts in Mississippi are allowing distance...

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