Wednesday, August 21, 2019

False Claims in Tate Reeves’ ‘Obamacare’ Mailers on Waller Plan

Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' campaign sent a mailer to Mississippi voters this week with the word "OBAMACARE" emblazoned across it includes false information...

Don’t thread on me

If you haven’t seen an eyebrow threading salon yet, you will soon. The brow-shaping trend is sweeping the nation, and devotees of the practice...

Go west, young man, and forget D.C.

The politics of division might reign in our major cities. But in places like Jackson, hospitality and communal spirit are alive and well. With...

Woodville Man Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Steal and Sell...

Jackson, Miss. – Shawnveon Holiday, 21, of Woodville, Mississippi, was sentenced Tueseday by Senior U.S. District Court Judge David C. Bramlette III to 33...

Gulfport Man Sentenced to Almost Six Years in Federal Prison for...

Gulfport, Miss. – Michael Alex Miller, 19, of Gulfport, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 70 months in federal prison,...

Unlicensed: Lawsuit against the Board of Cosmetology

In this episode of Unlicensed, we talk about the lawsuit the Mississippi Justice Institute filed against the Board of Cosmetology over licensing regulations for...

Mississippi freed hair braiders to work. Now the industry is booming.

Mississippi has more than 2,600 hair braiders registered to practice their art with the state. And these numbers are only growing. They have more...

Hinds County to Hold Special Election Over Primary Irregularities

The Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee will hold a special election on Aug. 20, 2019, for voters in Precinct 51 who filled out incorrect...

Waller Says Yes to Equal Pay, No on LGBT Hate Crimes...

HATTIESBURG, JACKSON, Miss.—In a series of campaign stops for the Republican runoff for governor on Tuesday, former Mississippi Chief Justice Bill Waller reiterated his...

Occupational licensing reform has bi-partisan support, but entrenched opposition

The requirements to obtain an occupational license before working is a growing problem throughout the country. And Mississippi is certainly not immune to this...