Monday, October 15, 2018

Mississippi PEP

EPSTEIN: Religious Liberty Under Siege In Mississippi

 BY: Richard A. Epstein | Hoover Institution  Last month, Judge Carlton W. Reeves of the Northern District of Mississippi handed down an extraordinarily misguided...

WADE: Perpetuating Problems Plague Public Schools

BY: Jerel Wade National tragedies have a way of bringing life into perspective. With the recent shootings of five law enforcement officers in Dallas,...

MDA allows for lower job requirements in state contract with solar...

Stion Corp. has renegotiated its contract with state in which its commitment of jobs creation has been cut in half and its time limit...

Tougher accountability model expected to show lower rankings for school districts...

Earning a top state rating is about to get significantly harder for schools in the Magnolia State. The Mississippi Department of Education is preparing...

Gov. Bryant appeals ruling on Religious Liberty law. 

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on Thursday filed a notice that he will be appealing the federal judge’s ruling that stopped implementation and enforcement of...

State Sen. Chris Massey arrested on assault charges. 

WREG reports that Mississippi lawmaker Senator Chris Masseyhas been arrested on assault charges in Olive Branch. The Olive Branch Police Department confirmed they are...

Consolidation Commission meets to discuss dissolution of 3 school districts in...

   A nine-member commission brought together to determine how the Legislature should create a united Chickasaw Consolidated School District met Wednesday with state leaders...

MS GOP: Governor Bryant and State of Mississippi Receive Prestigious Education...

Governor Phil Bryant and the state of Mississippi have received the Frank Newman Award for Education Innovation. The state of Mississippi and its leader,...

Ten new MS laws that take effect Friday.

   Ten new state laws passed by the legislature will go into effect tomorrow, July 1 in Mississippi. Here’s a brief look at each...

AG Hood attempts to plant seeds of doubt over state officials...

Mississippi will get first $150 million from BP economic damages Friday, Attorney General Jim Hood said. Hood also said he fears Mississippi lawmakers may...