Ag Commissioner Gipson Testifies before the Mississippi River Commission

Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson addressed the Mississippi River Commission today at a public hearing in Vicksburg.  During his testimony, Gipson outlined...

SALTER: Weidie cast a long, meaningful shadow over Mississippi’s modern political evolution

By: Sid Salter One of the state’s best known and most influential political journalists of the 1970s and 1980s died last week after a courageous...

Hyde-Smith presents highest civilian defense medal to Jay Blount of Greenville

Blount Only the Second Mississippian to Earn Prestigious Honor Based on his Sacrifices as a Civilian Contractor in Iraq U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) today...

Hosemann: Letter to the residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast

by Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann This correspondence is to inform you of our pending testimony before the Mississippi River Commission on August 21, 2019,...

Mississippi Ag Tour: Congressman Guest Visits with Farmers Across the District

This week, Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) toured Mississippi’s Third Congressional District to speak directly to members of the farming community. Congressman Guest visited with...

The fifth annual Mississippi Book Festival saw record attendance

More than 9,300 people attended the Mississippi Book Festival’s fifth anniversary celebration at the State Capitol complex on Saturday. This represents record attendance for...

SALTER: ICE raids in Mississippi’s poultry plants demonstrate disconnect on immigration policies 

By: Sid Salter The Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in Scott County and other Mississippi locales where there are large-scale poultry processing operations are more...

Mississippi Student Testing Task Force Recommends Ending the U.S. History End-of-Course Assessment

Of the 29 members, the Mississippi Student Testing Task Force voted 9-2 to recommend elimination of the U.S. History end-of-course assessment following a survey...

State Auditor Finds Alarming Business Practices at Hinds County School District

Today Auditor Shad White announced his office uncovered alarming business practices at the Hinds County School District during a routine audit. Auditors found poor...

Mark Baker endorses Andy Taggart in Attorney General Race

Representative Mark Baker of Rankin County, who barely missed the Attorney General runoff mark by one point, has announced his support for Andy Taggart....

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