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$75 million ‘COVID-19 Connectivity Act’ set to expand rural...
Steven Gagliano
June 30, 2020
With Sunday’s vote by the legislature to remove the Mississippi state flag, the passage of another important bill on Monday may have flown a bit under the radar.  The “COVID-19 Connectivity Act”, authored by Senator...
Gov. Reeves to sign bill to remove Mississippi state...
Steven Gagliano
June 30, 2020
This afternoon, Governor Tate Reeves will sign the bill to remove Mississippi’s state flag.  After the bill was passed by the legislature over the weekend, the governor will put pen to paper at 5 p.m....
Mississippi State Flag: Next steps
Andi Davis
June 29, 2020
House Bill 1796 changes the state flag, but what happens now? Reading through a piece of legislation can be cumbersome, so I thought I would attempt to break it down and give you somewhat of...
History made: Mississippi flag to come down with passage...
Steven Gagliano
June 28, 2020
June 28, 2020, will be recalled as a pivotal day in Mississippi’s history as lawmakers have voted to remove the controversial state flag, which has flown over the state since 1894.  By a vote of...
House votes to remove Mississippi state flag, sends bill...
Steven Gagliano
June 28, 2020
The roll call for the vote on HB 1796. Photo courtesy of MS Statewatch History continues to unfold as the Mississippi House of Representatives has voted to remove the current state flag and the bill...
Flag-changing bill passes through House Rules Committee
Steven Gagliano
June 28, 2020
Following Saturday’s historic action taken by the Mississippi Legislature, a bill seeking to remove and change the divisive state flag has officially been introduced.  HB 1796, ‘an act to establish the commission to redesign the...
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