POLITICS
Improvements coming to Mississippi roads and bridges
Brittany Land
December 7, 2018
U.S. Senators Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the award of $38 million in federal grant funding for road and bridge improvements in Mississippi. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) will provide $25 million to...
Bryant discusses 2020 budget recommendations
Alex Paton
December 5, 2018
Governor Phil Bryant recently outlined his budget priorities and recommendations for 2020. Among a long list of items was a teacher pay raise, increasing public safety funding and pay raises for the MDOC, as well...
Mississippi Medicaid to increase number of doctor visits
Alex Paton
December 5, 2018
In 2019, the Mississippi Division of Medicaid (DOM) will be increasing the number of physician visits it covers for beneficiaries. DOM announced the changes saying they will be effective starting January 1, 2019, and that...
Army Corps invests in 15 Mississippi water projects
Brittany Land
December 3, 2018
U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest an additional $22.5 million on 15 projects in Mississippi, including $3.0 million for a Vicksburg wastewater project and millions for dredging at...
Rep. Foster announces potential run for Governor
Alex Paton
December 3, 2018
Representative Robert Foster (R) may be running for Governor in 2019. Foster announced his unofficial intention to run for Governor on the Paul Gallo Show saying he believes he will offer voters another option in the...
Trump talks prison reform during Mississippi visit
Alex Paton
December 2, 2018
During President Trump’s visit to Mississippi on Monday, he took part in a roundtable discussion on prison reform. Governor Phil Bryant along with Mississippi Senators, Wicker and Hyde-Smith, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, state and...
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