Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Louisiana Woman Sentenced to Over Three Years in Federal Prison for...

Jackson, Miss. – Sharday Monique Thomas, 32, of Hammond, Louisiana, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan, III to serve...

School administrative costs balloon

A report by State Auditor Shad White’s office says that despite decreases in both the number of K-12 students and teachers in the last decade,...

A Dream Continued in the Mississippi Delta

Dr. William Laurence Lackey III stood in the center aisle of a bus chartered by the Poor People's Campaign just outside of Tchula, Miss.,...

Outside-the-Classroom K-12 Spending Balloons Despite Fewer Students and Teachers

JACKSON, Miss. – State Auditor Shad White released a report today which shows outside-the-classroom spending on administration and non-instruction activities has increased in Mississippi...

The Pink House Deals With ‘Heartbeat Bill’ Fallout

"Jesus loves you, mommy. Mommy, please don't kill me," a child's voice pleads from a large speaker system outside Mississippi's last abortion clinic, which...

College savings plan running a 17 year deficit

There are student enrolled in the Mississippi Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program and heading off to college that are the same age as the plan’s...

Mississippi AG Candidate Pledges to Take Heartbeat to Supreme Court

State Rep. Mark Baker, a Republican candidate for Mississippi attorney general, is pledging to take the state's recently passed abortion ban all the way...

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It’s Tax Freedom Day in America

Today is a day to celebrate, if that’s the right word, as it is represents how long Americans have had to work in 2019...

Former State Criminal Investigator Sentenced to Over Three Years in Federal...

Jackson, Miss. – Frank Saddler, 52, of Ridgeland, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate to serve 39 months in federal...