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Gov. Reeves and family test negative for COVID-19
J.T. Mitchell
July 7, 2020
After a handful of lawmakers recently tested positive for COVID-19, Governor Tate Reeves announced yesterday that he and his family had been tested for the virus. This morning, the first-term governor went to social media...
Gov. Reeves attributes rise in COVID-19 cases to protests
Steven Gagliano
July 6, 2020
In recent weeks, COVID-19 cases in Mississippi, and across the country, have surged with many possible factors playing a part. Sunday afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves attributed the rise to the nationwide protests in response to...
COVID-19 in Mississippi: Numbers rise and cases are confirmed...
Andi Davis
July 6, 2020
Friday may have kicked off a long Fourth of July weekend, but the threat and the impact of COVID-19 did not take a break. The three day total of new coronavirus cases, including Friday (914),...
Bipartisan “fix” to National Guard Student Loan Repayment Program...
Andi Davis
July 4, 2020
A bipartisan bill has been introduced which enhances student loan benefits so National Guard and Reserve members qualify for full student loan repayments. The legislation was introduced by Mississippi’s 4th District Congressman Steven Palazzo, Deb Haaland (NM-01),...
Gold Star Week resolution filed by Hyde-Smith to honor...
Andi Davis
July 3, 2020
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith, with a bipartisan group of cosponsors, has filed a resolution designating Sept. 20-26, 2020, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week” to honor the families of fallen members of the Armed Forces....
Lawmakers allocate remainder of state’s CARES Act $ as...
Steven Gagliano
July 2, 2020
Mississippi lawmakers have allocated the state’s $1.25 billion of federal funding from the CARES Act.  An initial $300 million disbursement developed two small business relief programs in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving hundreds of...
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