Saturday, February 16, 2019

Jackson Free Press

Thompson Calls on Bryant to Drop Anti-Obamacare Lawsuit

Democratic Congressman Bennie Thompson called on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to withdraw from a lawsuit that could overturn protections for those with pre-existing conditions."This...

UPDATED: Who’s on the Ballot in Mississippi in 2018?

*This story has been updated with the list of candidates who will be on the ballot in November.This year will be an entertaining ride...

Mississippi Elections: What You Need to Know

On. Nov. 6, the same day as the national midterms, voters choose between Democrat Mike Espy, Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith and Republican Chris McDaniel in...

The JFP Interview with David Baria: ‘I Am Who I Am’

It is Oct. 24 when the leader of the Mississippi House of Representatives, David Baria, welcomes me to his Bay St. Louis home, where...

American Radicalization in the Roaming MAGA Mosque

In my lifetime, the model for acting presidential was Ronald Reagan. After his first election, he quit using the terms "Democrat" and "Republican" in...

Mississippi to Instate Medicaid Work Requirements?

Mississippi leaders' refusal to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act left about 300,000 Mississippians without access to health care and led to the...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Vote for Decency, a Better Mississippi on Nov. 6

As perhaps the most important Election Day in our lifetime looms on Tuesday, Nov. 6, I'm not going to tell you how you should...

Mabus Endorses Baria to ‘Bring Civility and Honor Back to Politics’

Calling next week's election "one of the most important elections of my life," former Mississippi Gov. Ray Mabus endorsed fellow Democrat David Baria's bid...

Candidate Questionnaire: Tomie T. Green

Title of District/Position Campaigning for:Circuit Judge - Mississippi Seventh Circuit District(Hinds Co.) Subdistrict 2Educational Background:1st-11th grade - Jackson Public Schools (Isable Elementary, Blackburn Jr...

Palazzo Inflames ‘Caravan’ Fears Despite Weekend Synagogue Tragedy

Congressman Steven Palazzo, R-Miss., sought to rile up supporters over a "migrant caravan" en route to the U.S. in an email sent just a...