Our analysis of the Mississippi Special Senate Election

Most Mississippians woke up on November 28th thinking, “Whew.  I’m glad that’s over”. Mississippi got a small taste of “big boy” national politics during the...

Coalition urges lawmakers to increase state cigarette tax

The Invest in a Healthier Future Coalition met at the Capitol on Wednesday to urge lawmakers to increase the current state cigarette tax in...

State legislators react to new comments referencing “public hanging” by State Sen. Charles Younger

Since US Senator Hyde-Smith's comments about "public hangings' several national officials have come out to either condemn her, or defend her. State legislators in...

Mississippi PEER Committee Releases Report on Medicaid’s Non-Emergency Transportation Services

The Mississippi Legislative PEER Committee is releasing its report titled A Review of the Procurement and Oversight of the Division of Medicaid’s Non-Emergency Transportation...

Nooses, signs criticizing CHS apology and to “remind people that things haven’t changed” left...

This morning, two nooses and a handful of signs were found at the State Capitol. Chuck McIntosh, the Director of Communication for the Department of...

Video: Secretary of State talks general information before runoff election on Nov. 27

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann preps the public on heading to the polls tomorrow for the runoff election between Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike...

15-week abortion ban bill overturned by District Judge Carlton Reeves

A bill passed in the 2018 legislative session that would ban any abortion after 15 weeks has been overturned by a U.S. District Judge. Just...

MAE downplays Governor’s recommendation to raise teacher pay of $50 million over two years

The Mississippi Association of Educators has responded to the Governor's newest budget recommendations for the fiscal year 2020, which would allocate $25 million dollars...

Gov. Bryant Releases Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2020

In accordance with state law, Gov. Phil Bryant has released his Executive Budget Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2020. Within the summary the Governor says the...

Chief Justice Bill Waller resigns from the Mississippi Supreme Court effective January 31, 2019

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice William Waller, Jr. has submitted a letter of resignation to Governor Phil Bryant, effective January 1, 2019. Waller has been the...

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