MCRAE: Preparing for the Unexpected

By: Treasurer David McRae How prepared are you for the unexpected? Let’s face it: Life happens. You lose your job. There’s an unexpected medical bill...

Monitor confirmed COVID-19 cases in Mississippi

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MSDH officials have recommended that individuals practice social distancing and people do not gather in groups more than 10. Schools, businesses and even state...

SALTER: State’s casinos showing record growth as pent-up demand drives overflow crowds

By: Sid Salter How ready were gamblers to return to Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos after COVID and the resulting shutdowns? Big time ready, it would seem....

NFIB: Back-to-School Tax Holiday a Time to Support Small, Local Businesses

NFIB State Director Dawn McVea says the upcoming back-to-school sales tax holiday is a good opportunity for people who support local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 downturn. Mississippi’s tax holiday on clothes,...

AG Lynn Fitch reaches settlement with Santander for deceptive auto loan practices

Santander will pay $3.7M to Mississippi; misled consumers are eligible for refund. "I remain steadfast in my commitment to protect Mississippi consumers from unfair and...

Recycling and refuse equipment manufacturer New Way Trucks expanding in Booneville

New Way Trucks committed to creating 120 jobs representing $4 million corporate investment. Recycling and refuse equipment manufacturer New Way Trucks is increasing production capacity...

Major Charles Haynes Appointed as Coordinator of Officer-Involved Shootings, the Criminal Information Center, and...

Major Haynes will manage several key divisions within the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation. Commissioner Sean Tindell has announced the appointment of Major Charles Haynes to Coordinator of...

Hyde-Smith votes for Crime Victims Fund fix

Reform in bill would increase funding for state victim compensation and assistance programs and victims service provider grants. U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today voted...

SALTER: Neshoba County Fair’s return will be welcome after the COVID-19 pandemic hiatus

By: Sid Salter Even for the hot and dirty clean-up after two years of absence, it was good to get back to our Neshoba County...

Hyde-Smith backs bill to sanction Iranian Supreme Leader & President-Elect

Legislation will force human rights sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran.  Bill offered as Biden Administration mulls easing sanctions on Iranian regime. U.S. Senator Cindy...

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