Op-Ed: Congress Can Support Our Farmers by Ratifying the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal

By: Andy Gipson Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce As Mississippi’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, I’ve invested a great deal of time traveling across our...

Kelly Introduces Bill to Address Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer

U.S. Representative Trent Kelly (MS-01) introduced H.R. 1919, the Detection, Enhanced Education, and Response (DEER) Act of 2019, in coordination with U.S. Senator Cindy...

Lt. Governor Tate Reeves address the Senate for the last time

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves addressed the Mississippi State Senate for the final time on March 29, 2019, as he will not be returning after...

Sine Die comes early for the 2019 Mississippi Legislative session

The Mississippi Legislature gaveled in and out for the final time during the 2019 legislative session on March 29, 2019. This is 9 days...

#Msleg passes extra $2 million for ESA for special needs children in DFA conference...

UPDATE 3/29/2019 The $2 million dollars in the DFA Budget has successfully survived the 2019 Legislative Session and is now headed to the Governor to...

Hyde-Smith & Education Sec. Devos share common goal to promote career and technical education...

At Appropriations Hearing, Senator Sees Career-Tech Programs Helping Fill Empty Well-Paying Jobs U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today found common ground with Education Secretary Betsy...

Governor Bryant signs Human Trafficking Bill into law

On Thursday, Governor Phil Bryant signed HB 571, the Human Trafficking bill, into law. The bill was introduced in the House by Speaker Philip Gunn,...

Center for Reproductive Rights files suit against “Heartbeat bill”

The Center for Reproductive Rights has announced a suit has been filed against SB 2116, the Heartbeat bill that would effectively restrict abortions around...

25 Republican Lieutenant Governors Voice Support for United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Following Meeting at White...

Following a meeting Wednesday with the nation’s Lieutenant Governors at the White House regarding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association...

UPDATE: Teachers to receive $1,500 pay raise from Legislature

UPDATE Thursday 28, 11:30 a.m.:  Literally less than an hour after the Senate passed the Conference Report on SB 2770, the House followed suit. Similar to...

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