POLITICS
Palazzo introduces Border Bonds bill
Alex Paton
January 17, 2019
With no end in sight to the Government shutdown, Mississippi Congressman Steven Palazzo has introduced a bill that would finance the construction of a wall along the southern border. Representatives Steven Palazzo (MS-04) and Andy...
Governor Bryant delivers final State of the State Address
Steven Gagliano
January 15, 2019
Tonight, Governor Phil Bryant delivered his 8th and final State of the State Address. The Governor addressed the joint session of the legislature and discussed the ways that Mississippi is moving forward.  “My fellow Mississippians,...
House passes co-op broadband expansion bill
Steven Gagliano
January 15, 2019
The Mississippi House of Representatives has taken a step to improve rural broadband access in the state.  A bill authored by Speaker of the House Philip Gunn would allow rural electric cooperatives to offer internet...
Myers McIlrath sworn in as District Attorney
Brittany Land
January 15, 2019
Angel Myers McIlrath was sworn in on Friday as the new District Attorney of the 19th Circuit Court District, which encompasses Jackson, George, and Greene counties. The oath of office was administered by former District Attorney...
Poll highlights voter priorities for 2019 legislative session
Alex Paton
January 15, 2019
Mississippi voters are united around several key policy positions, indicating that an often-fragmented state electorate has found common ground just as the 2019 legislative session begins in Jackson. The January 2019 Millsaps College/Chism Strategies State...
Governor to give final State of the State Address
Alex Paton
January 14, 2019
Governor Phil Bryant will deliver the 2019 State of the State Address on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, in the House of Representatives Chamber of the Mississippi State Capitol. The House will gavel in the joint...
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