Cindy Hyde-Smith to serve on US Senate Appropriations, Agriculture, Rules Committees

Newly appointed US Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith will serve on the Senate Appropriations, Agriculture and Rules Committees as she begins her service to Mississippi, this...

Medicaid tech bill conference report filed, lawmakers wait for passage till budget is released

On Sunday House members took up the Medicaid budget bill, only to refer it back to conference after disagreements on what to do with...

Governor vetos “well intentioned” child abuse bill

Gov. Phil Bryant has chosen to veto a bill that would require Child Protection Services to notify any applicable military installation family advocacy program...

Watchdog group files FEC complaint against Chris McDaniel campaign and super PAC #mssen

Today, the Campaign Legal Center filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission outlining what they believe to be campaign finance violations surrounding the...

AG announces investigation into social media site, Facebook

Today in his office, Attorney General Jim Hood announced an investigation in the privacy practices at Facebook. Watch the announcement below: Attorney General Jim Hood...

Agreements on $250 million bond package made

Top Mississippi lawmakers said Saturday that they have agreed on a bond package of nearly $250 million to finance several projects.Other members of the...

Questions for the MSGOP; talk of Hyde-Smith, Trump and McDaniel

Gov. Phil Bryant's pick of Cindy Hyde-Smith as interim U.S. senator and news that anonymous White House wonks told Politico that President Trump might not support...

House stays firm on death of infrastructure bill

After the Joint Legislative Budget Committee met on Friday, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves stepped aside to meet with the press and answer a few...

Cochran: FY2018 Omnibus Appropriations Bill delivers for Mississippi

With President’s Defense, Border Security, Infrastructure Priorities, Mississippi Fares Well in Funding Measure U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, early...

Mississippi makes history with the state’s first black Higher Education Commissioner

The first-ever African American has been named to oversee Mississippi’s eight public universities. According to the Associated Press, the state College Board announced Friday that...

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