Cigarettes could get more expensive #billoftheday

This bill isn't uncommon to the Mississippi Legislature, maybe this will be the year it passes. HB 1573, a cigarette tax bill authored by Representative...

The Mississippi Tourism Association supports SB 2193

As the state’s fourth largest industry, employing more than 127,500 people, tourism has a substantial role in the economic growth and vitality of Mississippi....

January 2019 Revenue Report under estimate

The January 2019 Revenue Report has been released and this months reports are in the negative. For the month, the budget is 5.8 million...

Bills to Make Property Transfers Less Expensive, Allow Electronic Notarization Survive First Legislative Deadline

Two bills which would make it easier and cheaper to distribute a decedent’s property to their heirs are now moving to the Mississippi House...

Jay Hughes joins Y’all Politics as Investigative Reporter

Y’all Politics is pleased to announce the addition of Jay Hughes as an Investigative Reporter. Hughes, of Jackson, will focus most of his coverage on data...

Restaurant and hotel tax could go to advertising #billoftheday

This bill would create an advisory board and divert a percentage of the restaurant and hotel tax to advertising. HB 1102, authored by Rep. DeLano...

School Safety Act passes in the House

The House passed HB 1283 on the floor today. The bill, authored by Representative Mark Baker passed by a vote of 114-3, but not after...

Mississippi lawmakers comment on State of the Union Address

On Tuesday, February 5, 2018, President Donald Trump was welcomed into the U.S. House chamber to deliver the State of the Union Address. LIVE now:...

The first committee deadline day brings an end to dozens of bills

Tuesday, January 5 is the first committee deadline day of the 2019 Legislative Session. Bills that do not get out of committee by today,...

Civil Administrative Forfeiture bill dies once again in committee

The civil administrative forfeiture bill, HB 1104, did not survive out of the Judiciary A committee in the House. The bill was highly endorsed by...

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