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POLITICS
Mississippi Historic Black Colleges Celebrate Unity on Capitol Steps
Sarah Ulmer
March 4, 2015
JACKSON, Miss— Jackson State University, Mississippi Valley State University, and Alcorn University united together on the steps of the capitol Wednesday with one goal: join forces in the fight for funding. 
Thompson Accuses Republicans of Unnecessary Drama During DHS Funding...
newsadmin
March 4, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–Homeland Security was funded yesterday in the U.S. House in a clean, full-year funding bill. Mississippi’s lone DC Democrat, Rep. Bennie Thompson, said that Republicans held up funding with very little reason.
A Political Peacemaker: Former Speaker Tim Ford Remembered at...
newsadmin
March 4, 2015
OXFORD, Miss.–A political peacemaker is what former Miss. Speaker of the House Tim Ford was called by friends and colleagues at a memorial held Tuesday on the campus of Ole Miss, at the Paris-Yates Chapel.
City Buses, Transit: Wicker Says His Plan Would Give...
newsadmin
March 4, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–If you live anywhere in Mississippi besides Jackson, Meridian or other areas with a larger population, chances are you can’t catch a city bus to get where you want to go. There could be...
The Speech by Benjamin Netanyahu: Miss. Republicans Attend, Say...
newsadmin
March 4, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C.–While some Democrats in Congress, including Mississippi’s Bennie Thompson (2nd District), chose to sit out Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech Tuesday, Mississippi’s Republicans have said they stand with Israel and believe the speech...
Governor Bryant Appoints Harkins-Aldridge to Worker’s Comp Commission
Sarah Ulmer
March 3, 2015
JACKSON, Miss– Governor Phil Bryant announced Tuesday that the Senate has confirmed his appointment of Beth Harkins-Aldridge to the Worker’s Compensation Commission for a six year term.
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