Governor Reeves signs Teacher Pay Raise, looks for more next year

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Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves announced on Twitter Monday evening that he had signed the teacher pay raise bill into law giving most educators a...

Education to receive $102 million more in FY2022 budget

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UPDATE: The Senate also moved to adopt the conference report upon gaveling in later Monday evening.  The Mississippi House has approved the conference report for...

Legislature allows delivery of distilled spirits right to your door

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The Mississippi Legislature has passed a bill that would allow for the delivery of distilled spirits to your home as long as they were...

Resolutions filed in Mississippi House opposing critical race theory

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State Representative Chris Brown has introduced two measures that would have the Mississippi Legislature condemn the use of "divisive concepts and theories" that promote...

Mississippi House and Senate on cusp of an agreement for criminal justice reform

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Senator Brice Wiggins (R) said negotiations on the criminal justice reform bills are close to being settled between the Mississippi House and Senate. The...

Conferees remove House income tax phase out proposal from bond bill

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The Mississippi House's plan to phase out the state income tax appears to be dead, dead, dead for the 2021 session. Speaker Philip Gunn filed...

Conference weekend brings up division over Medicaid tech bills

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With only a few days left in the 2021 Mississippi Legislative Session, the House and Senate still cannot seem to come to an agreement...

MS Legislative Black Caucus discuss their budget proposals for the year

The Mississippi Legislature met today as lawmakers work through the weekend to file conference reports to discuss their budget proposals for the year. <iframe src="https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=476&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fmlbcofficial%2Fvideos%2F900497874118865%2F&show_text=false&width=267"...

Governor signs bill for universal recognition of occupational licenses

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Gov. Tate Reeves signed legislation that will make it easier for professionals who are relocating to Mississippi to obtain work under their current licensing. House...

CORDER: Outdoor Trust Bill could go the way of referendum if Legislature doesn’t act

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The Mississippi Legislature is tasked with handling the business of the people, tackling issues of importance that will both improve the State and the...

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