Sunday, February 17, 2019

Mississippi Today

Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, fighting unpopularity and defeated agendas, asks GOP...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaMississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves speaks during the Stennis Capitol Press Forum at Capital Towers in Jackson Monday,...

Special election candidates have extra day to file

Candidates running for any of the three empty Mississippi House seats have an extra day to qualify, according to a spokesperson for the secretary...

Bryant bullish on teacher pay raises, jobs, and health care economy...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaGovernor Phil Bryant after delivering the State of the State address in the House of Representatives Chamber of...

‘Promises after promises’: State workers, stuck under stagnant wages, have no...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaClarise Martin, 62, has worked at the Adams County DHS office for 30 years. She is one of...

Reeves draws a hard line on ‘Obamacare’ despite GOP colleagues warming...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaState representatives prepare for the 2019 legislative session in Jackson Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Two weeks after announcing his...

Reeves: Teacher pay raise, pension funding among 2019 priorities

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/Report For AmericaMississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves speaks during the Stennis Capitol Press Forum at Capital Towers in Jackson Monday,...

Lynn Fitch, state treasurer, officially declares attorney general bid

The state’s most powerful female elected official wants to be Mississippi’s top lawyer. Rogelio V. Solis, Associated PressMississippi’s Republican second-term state treasurer Lynn Fitch, announces...

Gray Tollison, called ‘a senator’s senator,’ chosen to replace Terry Burton...

Education Chair Gray Tollison, who has been in near lock step with Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on his efforts to expand school choice and...

‘I will subpoena if I’m forced’: Rep. Thompson, in new power...

Bill Clark, CQ Roll Call/Associated PressRep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., leaves the House Democrats’ caucus meeting in the Capitol on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C....

Wicker to oversee internet privacy, broadband, NASA and interstate trade as...

Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated PressVice President Mike Pence administers a ceremonial Senate oath during a mock swearing-in ceremony to Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss.,...