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POLITICS
Legislation coming to move DMV from Public Safety to...
Andi Davis
February 12, 2020
Secretary of State Michael Watson has announced upcoming legislation regarding a proposal to transfer functions of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to the Secretary of State’s Office. The “SIP Plan”, which stands for Service,...
Auditor identifies Gov. Bryant as whistleblower in DHS investigation
Steven Gagliano
February 10, 2020
New information has come to light in the ongoing investigation into what State Auditor Shad White has called the “largest public embezzlement case in Mississippi history.” Last week, former Department of Human Services Executive Director...
Senator Wicker introduces ‘SHIPS Implementation Act’
Steven Gagliano
February 7, 2020
Senator Roger Wicker has introduced a bill to bolster America’s naval fleet.  Building upon Wicker’s 2017 SHIPS Act, which made it the policy of the United States to reach a 355-ship Navy, the new ‘Securing...
DOJ launches investigation into Mississippi prison system
Steven Gagliano
February 6, 2020
Photo courtesy of MDOC The Department of Justice has opened an investigation into Mississippi’s prison system.  Amid the recent outbreak of violence in Mississippi’s prisons, the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division will investigate the living conditions...
Mississippi delegation responds to President Trump’s State of the...
Andi Davis
February 5, 2020
President Donald J. Trump delivered his third State of the Union address Tuesday night.  Mississippi’s delegation in Washington issued the following statements: Senator Roger Wicker President Trump presented a strong message of growth and opportunity...
State Auditor reveals results of MDOT efficiency study
Steven Gagliano
February 4, 2020
State Auditor Shad White’s office recently completed an efficiency study of the Mississippi Department of Transportation, and his report outlines where MDOT is performing well along with suggestions for cost-saving measures. Below, you can read through...
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