SALTER: Public health care expansion push in Mississippi remains a highly partisan conundrum

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By: Sid Salter Republican Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann used his Neshoba County Fair political speaking time to kick the political ant hill of making public...

Digital Learning Coaches Deployed to Schools Statewide

62 schools across Mississippi will use Digital Learning Coach Program.  The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) will deploy digital learning coaches to 62 schools across...

MCRAE: ABLE to Save Month

By: Treasurer David McRae August is ABLE to Save Month, a time to highlight a savings program that is very special to me and the...

Return to the Neshoba County Fair after the COVID shutdown wonderful, yet strange 

Submitted By: Sid Salter With no active political races and a fairgrounds population returning after a 2020 hiatus caused by the global COVID pandemic, this...

Commission on School Accreditation Determines State of Emergency Exists in Holmes County School District

MDE will meet to decide whether to ask Gov. Reeves to declare state of emergency in Homes County Consolidated School District.  The Commission on School...

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...

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...

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