Mississippi is on the verge of scuttling a state song with racist roots, two years after it retired a Confederate-themed state flag.
Mississippi lawmakers have approved a bill aimed at bolstering health care in rural Mississippi.
Mississippi legislators are returning to the Capitol on Monday with hopes of finishing their 2022 session.
Mitchell McGinnis and many other Mississippians have raised funds to support Slavik’s family during this time of unrest within Ukraine. To further that goal, McGinnis has helped organize a benefit concert on Friday, April 1, in the parking lot outside of 601 Studios.
The Mississippi House and Senate on Thursday approved each other's redistricting plans that are likely to maintain Republican majorities in each chamber.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill Wednesday authorizing the largest pay raise in a generation for the state's public school teachers, long among the lowest-paid in the nation.
Jackson State University recently announced that it is an Alumni Enrichment Institute Partner for the 2022 Alumni Enrichment Institutes.
The Mississippi House and Senate voted by wide margins Tuesday to approve separate plans to redraw legislative districts to account for population changes revealed by the 2020 Census.
At-risk Mississippians over 12 years of age as well as anyone over 50 are now eligible for a second booster dose, thanks to authorization from the Food and Drug Administration today.
Mississippi legislators worked on budget proposals Monday after missing deadlines because of a long dispute over a tax cut plan.
The Mississippi House on Tuesday approved a plan to redraw its districts to account for population changes revealed by the 2020 Census.
ACLU-MS Deputy Director Alicia N. Netterville said that the first iteration of House Bill 747 effectively functioned as convict-leasing by another name.
Mississippi legislators on Sunday unveiled plans to redraw the state House and Senate districts to account for population changes revealed by the 2020 Census.
After two years’ wait, Hal’s St. Paddy’s Parade and Festival returns to downtown Jackson. This year’s slogan, “Go Big and Come Home,” represents both the Jackson metro community getting to come together again, as well as Jackson’s celebration of its bicentennial.
Top Mississippi lawmakers on Friday increased estimates of how much tax money the state will collect this budget year and next.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves insisted Thursday that legislators pass a bill to phase out the state income tax, but other Republicans who lead the House and Senate remained far apart on the issue.
A federal judge has issued a second contempt order over poor conditions at a county jail in Mississippi, where court monitors found staff members are afraid to work in a housing unit controlled by gangs of inmates.
A federal program closing this week could mean less access to COVID-19 testing and treatment for poorer Mississippians moving forward.
Mississippi House leaders offered a revised proposal Wednesday to phase out the state income tax, sending it to Senate leaders as legislators approach big deadlines to set taxes and spending.
Former Murrah High School star and NBA player Mo Williams accepted JSU’s offer to serve as the school’s new head coach. Williams spent the last two seasons coaching at Alabama State University.