Sunday, March 29, 2020

Board of Medical Licensure walks back part of regulation repeal

The Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure has amended a telemedicine proclamation and is limiting access to out-of-state physicians for the service. The Board issued...

Second Mississippi Man Dies from COVID-19 as State Cases Rise to...

A Holmes County man in his 60s is the second person to die from the coronavirus in the state, the Mississippi State Department of...

Distilleries making hand sanitizer now that regulations are removed

A number of distilleries in Mississippi are producing a new item for sale as the coronavirus spreads and one very essential product is available...

Recalling hope amidst fear

Terror has washed over the globe as a virus has compromised hundreds of thousands of people. In an age where the world is more...

The MDHS Scandal and the Need for Whistleblower Laws

Bigger Pie Forum | The MDHS Scandal and the Need for Whistleblower Laws | Guest Contributor   Ashby Foote’s  comments on Mississippi’s need for whistleblower laws,...

COVID-19 and the Rise of Telemedicine

Bigger Pie Forum | COVID-19 and the Rise of Telemedicine | BPF   One small bright spot in the COVID-19 crisis is that some states, including...

Governor: Wait-and-See on State Lockdown Despite 71 New COVID-19 Cases

JACKSON, Miss.—Gov. Tate Reeves again rejected calls for a statewide lockdown at a press conference outside the governor’s mansion today in downtown Jackson, saying...

Rep. Palazzo: Rural Hospitals ‘On Brink’ of ‘Collapse,’ Need Relief Amid...

Congress must assist rural hospitals in its upcoming bill aimed at blunting the economic devastation the coronavirus has wrought, Mississippi Congressman Steven Palazzo wrote...

Reeves says he will sign executive order to suspend restaurant dine-in...

Gov. Tate Reeves announced today that he will be signing an executive order later today to close restaurant dining facilities in an effort to...

Former Philadelphia Court Clerk is Guilty of Embezzlement

JACKSON, Miss. – Today State Auditor Shad White announced former Philadelphia municipal court clerk Karen Refre has been convicted of embezzlement in Neshoba County Circuit Court....