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House passes co-op broadband expansion bill
Steven Gagliano
January 15, 2019
The Mississippi House of Representatives has taken a step to improve rural broadband access in the state.  A bill authored by Speaker of the House Philip Gunn would allow rural electric cooperatives to offer internet...
Governor Bryant responds to Jackson shootings
Brittany Land
January 15, 2019
After a pastor and a teenager were shot and killed in Mississippi’s capital city on Sunday, Governor Bryant said the violence must end. Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba also put out a statement regarding the...
Myers McIlrath sworn in as District Attorney
Brittany Land
January 15, 2019
Angel Myers McIlrath was sworn in on Friday as the new District Attorney of the 19th Circuit Court District, which encompasses Jackson, George, and Greene counties. The oath of office was administered by former District Attorney...
Medicaid asks to reduce budget by $15M
Alex Paton
January 15, 2019
Mississippi’s Division of Medicaid has reduced their budget by $15 million. In early September 2018, the state’s Division of Medicaid said they were able to reduce the department’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget deficit by $35 million....
Three arrested in Forrest prostitution sting
Steven Gagliano
January 15, 2019
A sting operation in Forrest County has led to prostitution charges. On Saturday night, Forrest County Deputies, Agents with The 12th District Narcotics Enforcement Team, Agents with MDOC and an MBI Agent conducted a prostitution...
Poll highlights voter priorities for 2019 legislative session
Alex Paton
January 15, 2019
Mississippi voters are united around several key policy positions, indicating that an often-fragmented state electorate has found common ground just as the 2019 legislative session begins in Jackson. The January 2019 Millsaps College/Chism Strategies State...
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