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POLITICS
State Health Officer voices concerns regarding Initiative 65
State agencies continue to voice their opposition to Initiative 65—  one of the two medical marijuana options that will appear on the ballot in less than a week.  During a press conference, State Health Officer...
2020 Hobnob Mississippi to be held on Thursday
Photo Courtesy of the Mississippi Economic Council Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Mississippi Economic Council (MEC) is moving its 19th annual Hobnob Mississippi to a virtual format. Typically, the political event is held at...
Senate votes to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to U.S....
Photo courtesy of Senator Roger Wicker’s Office Following a vote largely along party lines, Amy Coney Barrett has been confirmed as the ninth justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.  The Senate voted 52-48 to confirm...
Seven additional counties placed under mask mandate, stricter guidelines
Governor Tate Reeves has added seven new counties to the recently issued executive order placing additional guidelines on hotspot counties as COVID-19 cases rise.  Initially announced last week, the order has been expanded to include...
Watson: What Mississippi voters need to know ahead of...
The following op-ed was written and submitted by Mississippi Secretary of State Michael Watson The elections landscaping is steadily changing, and often, with change comes confusion. The COVID-19 pandemic prompted several changes to state election...
Palazzo: Why I’m Voting No on Medical Marijuana
The following op-ed was written and submitted by Congressman Steven Palazzo (MS-04) Mississippi has long been a safe place for families to raise their children; however, if ballot Initiative 65 is adopted, our way of...
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