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POLITICS
Runoff elections today in several counties
There are several runoff elections across the state today in the following counties: Benton, Bolivar, Chickasaw, Forrest, Harrison, Hinds, Jefferson, Jones, Lafayette, Lamar, Madison, Marshall, Noxubee, Smith, Tishomingo, Walthall, and Yalobusha. Secretary of State Michael...
City of Madison continues fight against medical marijuana
Even after 74% of Mississippi voters approved Initiative 65, which is slated to create the state’s first-ever medical marijuana program, the city of Madison and Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler are moving forward with a lawsuit...
Thompson introduces bill to overhaul Dept. of Homeland Security
Friday, Congressman Bennie Thomspon introduced legislation seeking to overhaul the Department of Homeland Security.  As the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security, Rep. Thompson, and other committee Democrats, introduced the bill that they say...
Mississippi election results certified by state leaders
On Friday morning, Governor Tate Reeves certified victories in the four Mississippi Supreme Court races, solidifying the state’s 2020 General Election results. Congratulations to Chief Justice Randolph, Presiding Justice King, Justice Coleman, and Justice Griffis...
Mississippi Olympians named to commission by Sen. Wicker
United States Senator Roger Wicker (R) announced on Friday that former Olympic athletes John Dane, III and Brittney Reese will be the first two members of the Commission on the State of U.S. Olympics and...
Doty details progress of ‘COVID-19 Broadband Grant Program’
The effort to shrink the digital divide in Mississippi continues as CARES Act funding is beginning to bring broadband to rural areas.  Over the summer, the passage of the ‘COVID-19 Connectivity Act’ led to the...
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