POLITICS
Natchez Aldermen In Limbo Over Hotel and Sales Tax...
Sarah Ulmer
January 15, 2015
Natchez aldermen said Wednesday they still haven’t decided whether they will support a hotel-restaurant sales tax increase to finance an expansion of the city’s convention center and to also help pay debts still owed from its original...
Miss. Legislature Passes Alternative to Initiative 42, No Longer...
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January 14, 2015
JACKSON, Miss. — When you go to the polls in November to vote on initiative 42, which aimed to fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), it will no longer just be a yes...
Miss. House Passes Alternative to Adequate Education Initiative
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January 14, 2015
JACKSON, Miss. – Tuesday the Mississippi House voted 64-57 to approve a House Concurrent Resolution that would create an alternative on ballot Initiative 42. If the alternative initiative also passes the Senate, voters will no...
A Week in Washington: The Mississippi Students About to...
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January 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–Only 104 high schools students from across the nation who will take part in the 2015 Washington Week. Two of those are from Mississippi. As delegates, the Mississippi students will be awarded a $5,000 undergraduate college...
Term Limits, Anti-Obama Care, Anti-Abortion Bills Filed by Palazzo...
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January 13, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–A bill that would limit how long U.S. Senators and representatives could serve in DC, an anti-abortion bill and an anti-Obama Care bill were all filed this week by Rep. Steven Palazzo, a Republican...
FEMA Help Denied, MEMA Lending a Hand
Sarah Ulmer
January 12, 2015
MARION COUNTY, Mississippi– Tornado victims from the storms that went through Jones and Marion counties in December were told that federal help wasn’t coming, but MEMA is providing help. 
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