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Mississippi is violating terms of its re-admittance to the union after the Civil War by not providing an equitable education for black students, according to... [Read More]
House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, condemned a Facebook post in support of "lynchings" made by freshman Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, and stripped him of his... [Read More]
Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, said Monday that discussions are ongoing between the House and Senate on identifying possible sources of more revenue for transportation needs. [Read More]
Two state legislators have filed a lawsuit in Hinds County Chancery Court contending the law that allows the governor to unilaterally make mid-year budget cuts... [Read More]
Justin Matheny, an assistant attorney general, argued Wednesday before the state Supreme Court that a law passed by the 2006 Legislature could not mandate that... [Read More]
Even though the 2017 legislative session ended with no bond bill to finance long-term construction work during the next fiscal year, some bonds still are... [Read More]
Only one House member on the committee Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, formed to study the lottery, voted during the 2017 legislative session in favor of... [Read More]
Northeast Mississippi roadways are slated to get new signage in the coming months. [Read More]
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will not have to suspend contracts, costing taxpayers "tens of millions of dollars," if the Legislature passes a budget for... [Read More]
Even as legislative leaders contemplate rewriting the Mississippi Adequate Education school funding formula, the state Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on whether legislators are... [Read More]
The 114-year-old Mississippi Capitol, affectionately known as the new Capitol, has been designated as a National Historical Landmark by the National Park Service. [Read More]
A consumer's guide has been published by the office of Attorney General Jim Hood to provide assistance for Mississippians who might be considering installing solar... [Read More]
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday he would consider including the enactment of a lottery in an upcoming special session with the proceeds being used... [Read More]
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – Two Northeast Mississippi House members – Nick Bain, D-Corinth, and Mac Huddleston, R-Pontotoc – will be... [Read More]
A lot of people complain that casino gambling revenue is not directed solely to fund education as was promised when the Mississippi Legislature approved gaming... [Read More]
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON — Services will be reduced at state Department of Mental Health facilities in both Oxford and Tupelo,... [Read More]
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON — Republican Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann voiced support for both a lottery and the collection of... [Read More]
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON — Public Health districts will be reduced from nine to three to deal with budget cuts, state... [Read More]
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON — Mac McAnally, eight times in a row selected the Country Music Association's musician of the year,... [Read More]
By Bobby Harrison Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON — The state Senate's minority leader said Wednesday he hopes Gov. Phil Bryant allows the Legislature to... [Read More]