Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Mississippi Today

‘Punch in the face, stab in the back’: Legislature overrides Gov....

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaGov. Tate Reeves answers questions during a press conference concerning the coronavirus pandemic. The Republican-led Mississippi Legislature on Monday...

Can Mississippi afford its match for Trump’s $400-a-week unemployment order?

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaPresident Donald Trump greets Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves during a rally at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss., Friday,...

Gov. Tate Reeves says GOP lawmakers are suing him because he...

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaGOP gubernatorial candidate Tate Reeves speaks to media after voting at Liberty Baptist Church during the GOP runoff...

House will sue Gov. Reeves over vetoes, setting up another clash...

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi TodayMississippi House speaker Philip Gunn, center, and Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, right, talk after Gov. Tate Reeves press conference at the...

Will Gov. Tate Reeves make a decision on schools this week?...

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaGov. Tate Reeves walks out of the Governor’s Mansion in Jackson, Miss., Thursday, March 26, 2020, as he...

Ep. 117: Young Black activists seek to reframe Mississippi’s narrative

Jarrius Adams, a 23-year-old activist, is one of several young Mississippians working to influence politics and policy in the state. Adams, who co-organized Jackson’s...

Gov. Tate Reeves plans to replace Republican Chairman Lucien Smith

Lucien Smith, chairman of the Mississippi Republican Party, speaks at a state GOP election night victory party, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, in Jackson, Miss....

Mike Espy, down in Senate polls, turns to young Black leaders...

Jarrius Adams speaks at a Black Lives Matter protest on Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Jackson. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) Mike Espy was 32 years...

Former DOR director: Mississippi is losing ‘tens of millions’ in uncollected...

Mississippi lawmakers in May approved $60 million in COVID-19 relief grants to small businesses with the goal of quickly circulating $2,000 each to more...

Ep. 116: Schools, facing pandemic, deal with lack of funding from...

Veteran Sen. Hob Bryan says Gov. Tate Reeves was grandstanding in vetoing more than $2 billion in education funding, and that the Legislature would...