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POLITICS
BIPEC report card: How does your Legislator rank?
Andi Davis
May 23, 2019
BIPEC has released its Legislator “Business & Jobs” Report Card for the 2019 legislative session. The BIPEC Report Card recognizes “Business & Jobs Champions” for their work supporting economic growth, job development, and business-related issues...
Bryant recaps trade mission to Uzbekistan
Alex Paton
May 22, 2019
Governor Phil Bryant recently went on a trade mission to Uzbekistan along with representatives from both the public and private sectors in the hopes of attracting investments and jobs to Mississippi. The trip marked the...
Representative asked to resign after domestic violence arrest
Alex Paton
May 22, 2019
After Representative Douglas McLeod was charged with a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence over the weekend, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn released a statement saying he has reached out to McLeod asking for his...
Judge to decide fate of new heartbeat abortion law
Alex Paton
May 21, 2019
Federal Judge Carlton Reeves who sits on the US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, will hear a request from the Jackson Women’s Health Organization (JWHO), the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, to...
Guest introduces ‘National Police Week’ legislation
Steven Gagliano
May 16, 2019
As ‘National Police Week’ continues, lawmakers and leaders continue to honor the severe of law enforcement officers across the country. Related: Troopers honor their fallen in memorial ceremony Congressman Michael Guest (MS-03) jointly introduced H....
Mississippi hospitals propose Medicaid reform alternative
Alex Paton
May 14, 2019
Mississippi hospitals have announced a proposal to help cover the nearly 300,000 Mississippi adults in Mississippi without health insurance who are not eligible for Medicaid. The proposed plan, Mississippi Cares, would be a public-private partnership...
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