Sunday, February 17, 2019

Mississippi Today

Hosemann announces bid for lieutenant governor – ‘where I can make...

RICHLAND — Republican Delbert Hosemann, who rode a comical ad of an elderly woman mispronouncing his first name to election as secretary of state...

‘Bad as I’ve ever seen’: Trent Lott blasts congressional leaders over...

Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott in Jackson, Miss., Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.  WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the partial federal government shutdown dragged into its third...

Burton, Snowden DUI saga: One top leader resigns post as another’s...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaSen. Terry Burton, R-Newton, announces his resignation during the first day of the 2019 legislative session in...

Analysis: Reeves’ praise of state’s financial and fiscal health will be...

Eric J. Shelton, Mississippi Today/ Report for AmericaMississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves speaks during a special session of the Legislature at the Capitol in...

Reeves launches 2019 governor bid, vows to fight ‘liberal ideas’ of...

Rogelio V. Solis / Associated PressFlanked by his wife, Elee Reeves, second from left, daughters Maddie, left, Emma, second from right and Tyler, Lt....

Powerful seats of top legislative leaders in question following separate DUI...

The 2019 Mississippi legislative session will begin with the specter of the two highest-ranking lawmakers having recently been arrested on charges related to driving...

Gov. Bryant quietly in talks about a Medicaid expansion plan for...

Rogelio V. Solis, Associated PressGov. Phil Bryant at the Mississippi Summit on Criminal Justice Reform in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018.  Despite longtime public...

Court of Appeals Judge Griffis to replace Waller on state’s high...

MSSCJudge Kenny Griffis Gov. Phil Bryant has selected Court of Appeals Judge Kenny Griffis of Ridgeland to replace William Waller Jr. on the Mississippi Supreme...

Sen. Clarke, powerful money committee chairman, announces state treasurer bid

Adam Ganucheau | Mississippi TodaySen. Buck Clarke, R-Hollandale and Senate Appropriations chairman, announced his 2019 candidacy for state treasurer on Wednesday. Sen. Buck Clarke, R-Hollandale,...

Meet Johnnie McDaniels, the new judge who wants to rethink Hinds...

Michelle Liu, Mississippi Today/ Report for AmericaJohnnie McDaniels with his campaign truck outside Bakers Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Hinds County on Sept. 23,...