Monday, December 9, 2019

Gov.-elect Tate Reeves warns legislative Republicans on gas tax, Medicaid expansion

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaTate Reeves speaks to media after voting during Election Day at Liberty Baptist Church in Flowood, Miss., Tuesday,...

Trent Lott Ties, Civil Rights Rulings Plague Trump Judge Pick from...

An embattled Mississippi judge's nomination to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans faces opposition from civil rights groups that claim...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Meet the Mississippi Free Press

Media and journalism should provide a moral and cultural compass in Mississippi for all residents of various ages, backgrounds, races and ethnicities, but it...

World Series big boost for sports betting in October

The combination of professional and college football, along with a competitive seven-game World Series, helped make October a solid month for sports wagering in...

Pascagoula Man Convicted of Conspiracy to Traffic Methamphetamine

Gulfport, Miss. – Derek Erwin Graves, 52, of Pascagoula, pled guilty today before U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to conspiracy to possess methamphetamine with...

U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst Announces Significant Progress in Making our Communities...

Jackson, Miss. - Two years ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the centerpiece of the...

It is easier than ever to purchase common household goods

Last week, Americans celebrated Thanksgiving with family, turkey, football, and – more likely than not – shopping. Early reports show that Americans began the...

Ep. 82: 2020 Hyde-Smith vs. Espy rematch could bring contention, national...

Mississippi Today reporters Adam Ganucheau and Bobby Harrison discuss the 2020 U.S. Senate election that will likely provide a rematch of the contentious 2018...

The Problem is the System – Not the Cost of Lawyers

Zero Hedge ran this post last week about most Americans not being able to afford lawyers. It’s not an unusual take. Stories like these suggest...

TRUMP’S CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORMS BRING EARLY RELEASE FOR BOLTON

Former Forrest County Chief Deputy Charles Bolton has been released eight months early under The First Step Act, the criminal justice reform legislation that...