Key MS Senate Committee passes Medical Marijuana alternate bill to floor

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In just a few minutes Wednesday afternoon, the Mississippi Senate Constitution Committee passed HCR 39 out to the floor, moving the legislative alternative for...

Entities Receiving Millions in State Tax Incentives Required to Report Job Numbers, Wages Under...

Entities receiving more than $5 million in state economic development tax incentives would be required to report job creation numbers, average wages, and other...

MS House tackles major changes to IHL Board

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The Mississippi House addressed the structure and appointments of the Institutions of Higher Learning's Board of Trustees on Wednesday when two bills were passed...

February Revenue reports up 5.5% over estimates

Total revenue collections for the month of February FY 2020 are $26,423,237 or 8.73% above the sine die revenue estimate. Fiscal YTD revenue collections...

MS Senate seeks to create new state Department of Tourism

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Currently in Mississippi the Tourism department has been a subset of the Mississippi Development Authority included with the Film industry, as well.  SB 2838...

Mississippi Senate Approves Legislation Shoring Up Quality of Pre-K Early Learning Collaboratives 

 A bill revising curriculum and funding requirements for the State’s nationally-recognized pre-K program passed the Mississippi Senate yesterday with overwhelming bipartisan support. First established in...

House passes resolution to compete with Medical Marijuana ballot Initiative 65

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Ballot Initiative 65 was certified by the Mississippi Secretary of State's office for the November 2020 ballot, allowing Mississippians to vote for or against...

More Than 20,000 Absentee Ballots Requested for 2020 Primary Election

As of 7:30 a.m. today, 24,295 Mississippians requested absentee ballots for the March 10 Primary Election, and 21,392 absentee ballots have been returned to...

Bill of the Day: Life Equality Act would limit abortions based on certain circumstances

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In the last two years the Mississippi Legislature has passed some of the most restrictive abortion bans in the nation. In 2018, they passed...

Primary Election Day Reminders and Contact Information

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Polls for the 2020 Primary Election open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Any voter in line at...

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