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Trips to neighboring states to observe their lottery operations have shed light on the types of decisions that must be made should Mississippi opt to... [Read More]
Trips to neighboring states to observe their lottery operations have shed light on the types of decisions that must be made should Mississippi opt to... [Read More]
Gov. Phil Bryant said he is hopeful that the problems related to the Mississippi Budget Transparency and Simplification Act passed in 2016 were fixed in... [Read More]
Mississippi's Republican leadership praised Thursday's ruling by a three-judge panel of the United States' 5th Circuit Court of Appeals re-instating the state's controversial 2016 legislation... [Read More]
The impact of the Taxpayer Pay Raise Act, the largest tax cut in Mississippi history, will begin with the new fiscal year starting July 1... [Read More]
Legislation passed during the 2017 session is the final piece in putting together laws to ensure the fair and accountable awarding of state contracts for... [Read More]
Tupelo's Roger Wicker is expected to cruise to an easy victory next year for his second full term in the United States Senate. [Read More]
When Fulton businessman Johnny Crane had to step down from the Mississippi Community College Board, Gov. Phil Bryant looked to the same hometown - even... [Read More]
The voluntary collection of the 7 percent tax on retail items sold to Mississippians by Amazon and other online retailers is not providing the boost... [Read More]
The state Board of Education, as expected, voted Friday to take the Aberdeen School District out from under state control. [Read More]
Treasurer Lynn Fitch credits work of the three-member Mississippi Bond Commission with saving the state $32 million during the upcoming, cash-strapped fiscal year. [Read More]
At the end of the 2017 legislative session, House Transportation Chair Charles Busby, R-Pascagoula, boldly went to the well of the chamber to proclaim, "There... [Read More]
The Department of Health's Tupelo regional office will be one of three that will remain open under a reorganizational plan announced late Monday by state... [Read More]
House Speaker Philip Gunn will have an opportunity to make multiple, additional committee assignments in the coming weeks. [Read More]
Attorney General Jim Hood, Mississippi's only statewide elected Democrat, says his office is absorbing larger budget cuts than any other state agency. [Read More]
With about two weeks left in the fiscal year, the state's financial condition is in significantly better shape than previously thought. [Read More]
The Mississippi Supreme Court, in a 5-3 decision, re-affirmed that the state's Public Service Commission cannot require rural water associations to postpone the collection of... [Read More]
Some legislators question whether Gov. Phil Bryant's FORTIFY Act, passed during Monday's special legislative session, addresses the major concerns of the powerful credit rating agencies... [Read More]
Long after the Mississippi Legislature finished its special session work Monday night, the House remained in session – talking about race. [Read More]
The Mississippi Legislature worked late into the night Monday to approve the three budget bills that died during the 2017 regular session, and also passed... [Read More]