State Auditor report shows absent fathers cost taxpayers millions

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Report states that Mississippi taxpayers will see an additional $700 million in current, future spending obligations each year due to fatherlessness. The Mississippi Office of...

House Republicans respond to media-driven Ethics Commission complaints about caucus meetings

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Ethics Commission could rule by year end if they, in fact, have jurisdiction.  Read the complaints from the media outlet and responses by the...

State Rep. Gibbs running for Hinds County Circuit Court Judge

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Gibbs was elected in a 2016 special election and was re-elected in 2019 to serve as the District 72 Representative. In February, State Representative Debra...

White sets sights on Speaker of the Mississippi House, but timing still in question

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Current Pro Tem State Rep. Jason White says he plans to run for the top House leadership position but won't do so against current Speaker...

Mississippi state revenues continue to exceed estimates in first month of FY 2023

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The FY 2022 budget year is estimated to exceed $1.575 billion when it is officially closed out. For the first month in the new fiscal...

House Transportation Chairman Busby announces for Southern District Transportation Commissioner

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Busby has served in the Legislature for three terms. Current Commissioner King remains undecided on whether he'll seek a fourth term. On Wednesday, State Representative...

Senate Minority Leader Simmons asks Governor Reeves to reconsider ending rental assistance program

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"I ask the governor to have compassion on the poor and needy and continue this program until the needs of all are met," Simmons...

Celeste Hurst, a Republican, announces candidacy for MS House District 75 in 2023

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The seat is currently held by Democrat State Rep. Tom Miles. Celeste Hurst, wife of former U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst who served in the Trump...

MDOT marks end of Highway 49 project with ribbon cutting

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The long-awaited Highway 49 road project South of Jackson has come to an end after nearly five years.  The Mississippi Department of Transportation welcomed lawmakers...

Dept. of Public Safety continues efforts to aid in reducing crime throughout Jackson

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The Capitol Police force was expanded during last session with additional pins, extended jurisdiction in the Capitol Improvement District.  During the 2022 Legislative session, Mississippi...

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