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State Senator Gary Jackson resigns, citing health concerns
Steven Gagliano
June 2, 2020
A state Senator has resigned.  After representing District 15 since 2004, Republican Senator Gary Jackson submitted his resignation to Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann on Monday. Jackson cited health concerns as the driving force behind his...
$2,000 business relief payments going out this week
Andi Davis
June 2, 2020
Due to COVID-19, many Mississippi businesses have been impacted due to closures.  Recent legislation created the “Mississippi COVID-19 Relief Payment Fund” in order to assist Mississippi small businesses affected during this time. The Mississippi Department of Revenue...
Workforce Board recommends 130-million in CARES Act funds for...
Andi Davis
June 2, 2020
The Mississippi State Workforce Investment Board (SWIB) is recommending the Mississippi Legislature utilize Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds to make an investment of $130 million in workforce training between now and the end...
Mississippi Weather Outlook for Tuesday, June 2nd
Andi Davis
June 2, 2020
Here’s a look at your statewide forecast: To the north, mostly sunny with a slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs near 90. Cloudy tonight with lows near 70. In central Mississippi, partly sunny...
Mississippi Power featured in one of the bestselling business...
J.T. Mitchell
June 1, 2020
A Mississippi company’s response after Hurricane Katrina is being highlighted in a 30th anniversary edition of one of the bestselling nonfiction business books in history. Mississippi Power, a utility company headquartered in Gulfport, is featured...
Governor Reeves applauds peaceful protests, condemns violent riots
Steven Gagliano
June 1, 2020
During his daily press briefing, Governor Tate Reeves spoke about the death of George Floyd and the ensuing protests occurring in Mississippi and across the country.  Floyd died while in police custody last Monday after...
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