There's a legal fight brewing over what meat substitute products should be called.The state of Mississippi is being sued in federal court. Some say the law is unconstitutional and how the state is responding.
Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith is making a request to President Trump in an attempt to ease the backwater flooding in the state.Hyde-Smith sent the letter to the President yesterday.She is asking that he approve the use of temporary pumps to start removing water that's been in the Yazoo Backwater area.
Funeral service was held for the late Senator Thad Cochran at the Mississippi State Capitol. One thing was clear through the service and speaking with family and friends, Senator Cochran's service cannot be discussed without reference to his character.
On Thursday, more than a century later, four black Mississippians sued in federal court to put an end to what they say is a racially discriminatory system, unique in the U.S. and deliberately aimed at thwarting the election of African Africans.
Governor Phil Bryant is giving a charge to a newly-created Rural Health Care Task Force.He's asking the group to consider ways to reduce the threat of more hospital closures and improve access to care.
The Church Protection Act allows churches to legally have armed security teams if they choose. If a worst case scenario played out, they could open fire in defense of the church without fear of prosecution.
A miscalculation left a multi-million dollar gap in funding for teacher pay raises. It didn’t take long for districts to notice something was off when the numbers came in from the Mississippi Department of Education.
The Children’s Promise Act (HB 1613) will provide concrete assistance to nonprofit organizations working on diverse problems around the state, including human trafficking, opioid addiction, and autism.
Judge Carlton Wayne Reeves of the U.S District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, quoted the President’s past tweets that disparage judges and told an audience at the University of Virginia Law School:
Campaign trackers were once a hush-hush campaign tactic but are more common now. It's typically individuals that the campaigns are able to identify through the campaign cycle after seeing them at several events.
While there's been disagreements on specifics---there does seem to be a consensus at the State Capitol.That consensus is that the money will most likely go towards pay raises for teachers and state employees.
State agencies house more of your personal information than you may realize. But how secure is it? One official is sounding the alarm and pushing to have the law changed to make your information safer.
Holmes County Consolidated School District is planning to push a local teacher pay raise. Meanwhile, they're hoping the state legislature will also pass a raise to incentivize teachers to stay in the state.