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Governor Reeves applauds peaceful protests, condemns violent riots
Steven Gagliano
June 1, 2020
During his daily press briefing, Governor Tate Reeves spoke about the death of George Floyd and the ensuing protests occurring in Mississippi and across the country.  Floyd died while in police custody last Monday after...
Gov. announces launch of grant program website & more...
Steven Gagliano
May 29, 2020
Governor Tate Reeves made several important announcements during his daily press briefing.  He opened by stating that, while an application is not yet available, a website has been launched to help businesses prepare for the...
First Steps In Making the Budget for FY 2021...
Bailey Martin
May 28, 2020
The Mississippi House and Senate gaveled back in today to start taking up items regarding the state’s budget for fiscal year 2021. They are already behind in the process because at the beginning of 2020,...
Governor’s ‘Safe Return’ order allows all Mississippi businesses to...
Steven Gagliano
May 27, 2020
Beginning on Monday, all Mississippi businesses that remain closed will be able to reopen under a new ‘Safe Return’ order issued by Governor Tate Reeves. Effective June 1st at 8 a.m. the order will take...
Senator Hyde-Smith is all for the SMART Act
J.T. Mitchell
May 26, 2020
A bill in the United States Senate called the State and Municipal Assistance for Recovery and Transition (SMART) Act could provide $500 billion to state, local, and tribal governments, and Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith thinks the...
PSC’s order suspending utility disconnections expires today
Steven Gagliano
May 26, 2020
The statewide suspension of utility service disconnections ends today. With the expiration of an order from the Mississippi Public Service Commission, water, electric, gas and sewer services can once again be cut off due to...
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