Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Jackson Free Press

Hyde-Smith: ‘We Won’t Be Bullied’ by McDaniel’s Debate Demands

Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's campaign pushed back against opponent Chris McDaniel's renewed calls for a debate on Friday, accusing the Mississippi state senator...

Lumumba’s State of the City Address Pans Over Past, Present and...

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba walked up to the podium onstage at the Alamo Theatre on Farish Street to deliver the his second State of...

Baria: ‘I’m Running Against Roger Wicker, Not Donald Trump’

In what his campaign calls an "aggressive statewide ad campaign," Mississippi House Minority Leader David Baria, D-Bay St. Louis, announced a five-figure television ad...

Candidate Questionnaire: Matt Allen

Age: 41Title of Specific District/Position Campaigning for: Hinds County Circuit Court Judge, Subdistrict 1Educational Background: Currently working towards a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at...

Candidate Questionnaire: Joseph Anthony Sclafani

Age: 43Title of Specific District: Hinds County Circuit Court, Post 4Educational Background: Mississippi College (1996): B.S. History Mississippi College School of Law (1999): J.D.Professional...

Hyde-Smith Calls Kavanaugh Opposition ‘Evil’

U.S. Sen. Cindy-Hyde Smith, R-Miss., continued to defend her support for the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday, accusing Democrats...

Lumumba Honors Writer Laymon, a Jackson Native and Ole Miss Professor

Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba continued a trend of honoring homegrown authors when he delivered a proclamation to Jackson native Kiese Laymon for his writing...

More Water and Sewer Changes to Go Before Jackson City Council

The Jackson City Council will consider more changes, some cosmetic and some contractual, to the beleaguered water and sewer system ahead of the city...

Hyde-Smith Accuses Dems of ‘Disservice to Victims of Sexual Violence’

Accusing Democrats of a "disservice to victims of sexual violence," U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss., voted to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh...

Hood Announces Run: ‘Jesus Taught Us to Fight for the Poor’

One Sunday morning just weeks before announcing his run for governor, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood looked at the backs of the heads of...