Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jackson Free Press

Jackson Budget Audit Submitted 22 Days Late Due to Errors Dating...

The comprehensive annual finance report, or CAFR, was due on June 30, but the City of Jackson sent it to the State of Mississippi...

Espy: Trump Tariffs Hurt Mississippi Farmers; Opponents Dodge Issue

President Donald Trump's tariffs on China are hurting Mississippi farmers, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy said in a press conference at the Mississippi...

OPINION: Breastfeeding Key to Improving Child and Maternal Health in Mississippi

The Center for Disease Control currently ranks Mississippi second in highest infant mortality rates in the nation—in 2016, the state lost 325 babies before...

OPINION: Breastfeeding Key to Improving Child and Maternal Health in Mississippi

The Center for Disease Control currently ranks Mississippi second in highest infant mortality rates in the nation—in 2016, the state lost 325 babies before...

Tate Reeves, Transport Director Differ Over Highway Communication

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Thursday that a state agency director is backing off of accusations that Reeves and...

Republican Women Honored for Work Against Human Trafficking in State

Republican Mississippi women are working to end human sex trafficking and help its victims, a prominent Jackson-area domestic-violence organization said Monday.The Center for Violence...

The Future of Foster Care in Mississippi

Ariel Hurley does not know she died three times. She does not know her kidneys do not work. She does not know she is...

Planned Parenthood Braces for Battle

Tyler Harden grew up in Hattiesburg, graduated from high school and began attending Jackson State University in 2014. It was not until she got...

OPINION: The Big Flood of the Pearl: Not If, but When

Settlers originally founded Jackson in the early 1800s on Lefleur’s Bluff, the highest bank of the Pearl River in the region. They didn’t have...

Mayor Lumumba Joins City Leaders from Around the World in Second...

The following is a verbatim release from the City of Jackson:JACKSON, Miss. – July 23, 2018 – Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba is going back...