Top Mississippi lawmakers said Saturday that they have agreed on a bond package of nearly $250 million to finance several projects.
A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked Mississippi from revoking the license of the state's only abortion clinic.
The Mississippi Senate had just one piece of legislation on its calendar, a bill that would establish charter schools. It passed.
Three federal judges say they won't redraw Mississippi's legislative districts or order the state to hold a new round of elections in 2013.
The Mississippi Department of Human Services is putting off the rollout of a controversial finger scanning program for daycare centers.
Gov. Phil Bryant has signed Mississippi onto a federal lawsuit against the Obama administration for the president's recent decision to stop deporting young undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.
State Rep. Earle Banks says his campaign is not taking money from political action committees as he runs for a state Supreme Court seat, but the campaign of the man he's trying to unseat is accepting contributions from PACs.
State Rep. George Flaggs, a Democrat from Vicksburg who has served in the House since 1988, says he will retire after the 2013 session.
The Mississippi Democratic Party is endorsing Democratic state Rep. Earle Banks of Jackson.
The state's coffers are getting a $35 million bump.