In an eight-page letter on Aug. 9, 2019, U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson demands answers from AG William Barr.
Amid a firestorm over massive arrests of immigrant parents, leaving children stranded, U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and ICE say they released 300.
This 2016 study of Jackson crime revealed multiple problems in the DA's office and other parts of the Hinds criminal system.
Sample Ballot 2019 Democratic Primary
Hinds County Primary Elections
Sample Ballot 2019 Republican Primary
Mississippi Voter Info Page
Customer Lawsuit Against City of Jackson
The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the murder conviction of Curtis Flowers, an African American man whom prosecutors have tried six times for the same 1996 slayings of four people at a furniture store in Winona, Miss. The court found that prosecutors violated the Constitution by repeatedly blocking black jurors.
Lawsuit filed by the City of Jackson against the Siemens Corporation and a number of other contractors involved in water, sewer and water billing.
SFF List with Cover Letter
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop Mississippi's fetal heartbeat law from taking effect July 1.
The Jackson Police Department has released a missing person report for a man named Fredrick Funchess.
The City of Jackson has released a State of Emergency proclamation.
Olecia James' lawsuit against the Cleveland Public School District
Wrongful Death Complaint Against Madison County
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Letter to Michael Goff
Mayor Lumumba Addresses Request to Release Officers' Names in George Robinson Investigation
The City of Jackson honored a JFP public-records request for names and status of JFP officers involved in shootings since July 2017, in light of a recent executive order the mayor signed.
The City of Jackson released a three-part plan to reduce crime during outcry over several homicides, including a preacher and a man neighbors say police killed.
NAACP Absentee Complaint Nov. 21
NRSC Motion to Intervene in NAACP Absentee Case Nov. 27
Jackson City Council "No Confidence" in Hyde-Smith (Nov. 20, 2018)
Duane O'Neill announced in a letter on Nov. 2 that he is stepping down as president and chief executive officer of the Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership.
Mississippi 2018 Elections Sample Ballot
City Council Proposed Water and Sewer Ratepayer Bill of Rights (October 2018)
Millsaps-Chism State of the State Survey
City of Jackson Water and Sewer Customer Bill of Rights signed Sept. 24, 2018 as an executive order.
HOUSE BILL NO. 1114
Crystalline Barnes Federal Civil-Action Lawsuit Against JPD Officers and City of Jackson
Rep. Thompson submitted multiple letters and 54 questions about the "One Lake" proposal to the U.S. Corps of Engineers and others.
Roger Wicker Saturday in the Park Flyer
'One Lake' EIS Appendix B: Economic Analysis
'One Lake' EIS Appendix E: Environmental Justice
'One Lake' EIS Appendix C: Engineering
'One Lake' Draft Feasibility and Environmental Impact Statement
59 Streets Interlocal Agreement HiCo & Jackson (Aug 14)
DFA Letter to Jackson Zoo About Bond Repayment (Aug 9, 2018)
The JFP created a verbatim PDF of Judge Green's open letter on Aug. 10.
Poff Letter to DFA about Bond Misuse July 2018
MDOT Letter to City of Jackson
Safe Schools Ordinance
Multiple articles by the Jackson Free Press cited in amicus brief on behalf of Curtis Flowers.
Handout from the "One Lake" public meeting on Tuesday, July 24
Jackson Officer ID Task Force Policy Draft
D3/Downtown Design Dialogue Text/Renderings
Hunden Strategic Partners Downtown Market Study
Eldon, UM Emails (Ex. 13 in evidence. Does not include Emails Sealed in Court)
JPS Bond Referendum Proposed Projects (2018)
UM Research Foundation and Big Data Dolphins Lease (in Hinds County Chancery Court Record)
Fair Vote Project et al v. Big Data Dolphins et al (Motion to Dismiss Memorandum)
Fair Vote Project et al v. Big Data Dolphins et al Motion to Dismiss and Affidavit
Fair Vote Project et al v. Big Data Dolphins et al Complaint
Department of Justice Operation High Life Document
2018 Green Eyeshade Awards/Society of Professional Journalists
Petition Against City of Jackson to Release Names in Shooting Death of Crystalline Barnes
MBI Officer-Involved Shooting Agreement w/ City of Jackson (May 2018)
Women's Access to Quality Jobs in Mississippi (Women's Foundation of Mississippi)
City Council Jan. 3 Clerk Pay Raise Vote
Hood v. MTC Motion to Dismiss
Hood v. MTC Complaint (2017)
EMCF MTC Original Contract (2012, via Transparency)
Lumumba Veto of Clerk Pay Raise (April 2018)
Councilman Stokes' Proposal to End Zoo Contract (April 2018)
Big House Books v. Pelicia Hall Complaint
Brown v. Corinth Proposed Settlement Agreement (April 2018)
April 2018 Siemens Contract "Swap"
MDOC Community Corrections Budget Request (FY19)
McPherson & Jacobson Contract (JPS Superintendent Search)
Council of Great City Schools JPS Instructional Program Report
Millsaps-Chism Strategies State of the State Survey (April 2018)
Senate Bill 2841 Veto Message
House Bill 387 (Signed by Governor)
JPS 2018 Corrective Action Plan
Mitzi Bickers March 2018 Indictment (ATL)
House Bill 1637 (JCVB Reauthorization)
Jackson Convention and Visitors Bureau 2017 Annual Report
JWHO v. Currier Amended Complaint
Mississippi Rising v. Ocean Springs Complaint
DPS Driver Services 'Non US Citizen' Internal License Policy
Mississippi First Testing Report (March 2018)
Statement: Mayor Lumumba's Task Force on Identifying Officers in Officer-Involved Shootings
Darrell Moore and Cedric Winfield Complaint and Affidavit
Olivia Y Agreed Order (Motion for Contempt)
Bobby Ray Mahone and Latesha Vavuris' Indictment
JWHO v. Currier Motion for Temporary Restraining Order
JWHO v. Currier Complaint (March 19, 2017)
JWHO v. Currier (Order Granting Temp. Restraining Order)
Report: The Right to Counsel in Mississippi
Brown et al v. Madison County Motion for Class Action
Brown et al v. Madison County Defendant's Answer (June 2017)
House Bill 1510 (Gestational Age Act, As Sent to Governor)
JPD Use-of-Force Policy
House Bill 1083 (Senate Amended Version)
Educators Letter to Senators Re: HB 1083
MS Justice Institute Ethics Complaint Against COJ
Motion to Recommit HB 957 in Senate Vote Count
House Bill 957 (Senate Strike-All Amendment)
Felony Disenfranchisement in Mississippi Study
Enfranchisement Study Committee Bill (HB 774)
Disenfranchising Crimes List (via SOS)
Hazard Young Attea RFP Response for Superintendent Consultant
McPherson & Jacobson RFP Response for Superintendent Consultant
Mayor Lumumba's Executive Order on Mugshots
AGs Net Neutrality Petition
Virgi Lindsay's Leisure District Ordinances
BRIDGE Act (SB 3046)
PEER Charter School Report FY2017
Gang Bill (Senate Bill 2868)
Veolia's Timeline of Fisher Contract
Veolia's EBO Plan (2016)
Corrections and Criminal Justice Oversight Taskforce Report 2017
House Bill 1083 (Expanding Enhanced Conceal-Carry Rights)
MS Federation for Children PAC Campaign Finance Reports
Informed Consent Materials for Abortion (Dept. of Health)
House Bill 1510 (Gestational Age Act)
MHC Blight Partner City Council Item Jan. 30, 2018
Empower PAC Campaign Finance Reports
Americans for Prosperity Lobbyist's Client Reports
Excel in Ed Lobbyist's Clients Reports
Empower MS Lobbyist's Client Reports
Marijuana Simple Possession Amendment to City Ordinances
Veolia City Council Proposal/Memo
Mayor Lumumba's EBO Open Letter
Jackson-DOJ Letter Jan. 2018
Mississippi State Gang Threat Assessment 2017
Indictment of Neshoba County 13 year-old
Melanie Hagood Police Report (Philadelphia, Miss.) September 2017
MS Uniform Per Student Funding Formula (HB 957)
Victor Mason's Memo to Hinds County Sheriff's Office Employees dated January 18, 2018.
Mississippi UPS Funding Formula (HB 957)
The Friends of Mississippi Civil Rights announced a new celebration of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on the National Day of Racial Healing.
Brown v. Corinth Complaint (Dec. 2017)
House Bill 387 (Criminal Justice Reform Bill)
Brown v. Corinth Joint Interim Agreement (Dec. 21, 2017)
Brown v. Corinth Motion to Stay (Dec 21., 2017)
City of Jackson/Lee Vance's Response
Thompson v. Vance et al
MS House Discrimination and Harassment Policy
JLBC FY19 Budget Recommendations
Section 211 Guidance for 1997 WRDA Projects
2007-2008 WRDA Authorization Letter Pearl River Basin Project
Support Agreement 1: One Lake Project
Mental Health Task Force Polls (on media)
House Bill 1585 (Final Approved Version)
Rankin-Hinds Flood Control District Map (Jurisdictional Boundary)
December 21, City Council Special Agenda Packet
State Auditor Rural Hospitals Report (2017)
DOJ Region 8 Press Release
Mississippi 2017 Health Rankings (United Health Foundation)
IHL Ayers Manual (FY2016 Data)
Christina Strickland Appeal (MS Supreme Court)
Kimberly Day Reply Brief (MS Supreme Court Appeal)
Ayers Settlement Agreement (2001)
Better Together Commission RFP
Becoming Visible Report (New America, Springboard to Opportunities)
Analysis of State Lottery (University Research Center)
DOJ v. MS Olmstead Case Management Order
Gov. Bryant FY19 Budget Recommendations
Aspect, Jackson Citizens' Council Bulletin July 1964 (via Sovereignty Commission Files)
DOJ-City of Jackson Immigration Letter
Brown at 60 Report (UCLA Civil Rights Project)
Alliance Against Racism Newsletter (Ledger, Daily News Coverage via SC Files)
W. Simmons Notre Dame Address (SC Files, March 1963)
Citizens' Council 'Racial Facts' Flyer (via Sovereignty Commission Files)
Citizens' Council 'Facts about Integration' (July 1964 via Sovereignty Commission Files)
Aspect, Jackson Citizens' Council Bulletin Feb. 1965 (via Sovereignty Commission Files)
Aspect, Jackson Citizens' Council Bulletin Aug. 1964 (via Sovereignty Commission Files)
Pearl Special Meeting Agenda (Oct. 25, 2017)
MacArthur Justice Center Pearl Youth Court Press Release
Moore v. Bryant Reply Brief (SCOTUS)
JPS Better Together Commission
CSE v. Bryant HB 1523 Case SCOTUS Petition
2017 Premature Birth Report Card Mississippi (March of Dimes)
Caballero v. Wright (MOU Exhibit)
JPD Operation Cross Country Press Release
Caballero v. Wright Motion for Mootness
CSE v. Bryant Agreed Order (Oct. 27, 2017)
CSE v. Bryant June 2016 Order
Race for Results 2017 Report (Annie E. Casey Foundation)
Richard Green MS Supreme Court Appeal (Divorce Records, Dec. 2014)
School Districts v. State Opinion (Oct. 19, 2017)
Moore v. Bryant (Governor's Brief Oct. 18, 2017)
Supreme Court Response
FEMA Flood Map Downtown Jackson
Petition for Interlocutory Appeal by Permission
Answer to Petition for Interlocutory Appeal by Permission
Zachary Stringer MS Supreme Court Order Allowing Trial Court (Oct. 2017)
Zachary Stringer State Response (Oct. 2017)
Zachary Stringer Motion for Leave to Proceed in Trial Court (March 2017)
Jackson City Council Agenda (225 E Capitol Hotel Group LLC Item)
EAG Asbestos Survey Report
FOIA Fondren Hospitality LLC
MDE Commission on School Accreditation Districts on Probation (Oct. 2017)
Caballero v. Wright Amended Complaint
Caballero v. Wright Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunction
Cabellero v. Wright Defendant's Answer
Harness v. Hosemann Complaint
D.A. Smith Indictment
Barber v. Bryant Petition to Supreme Court (Oct. 2017)
Eudora Welty Library Leak Investigation Report (2015)
Jackson Airport Economic Impact Study (JSU)
Welty Library Inspection Report (Oct. 2017)
Barber v. Bryant 5th Circuit Order (Stay Denied, Oct. 3)
Barber v. Bryant 5th Circuit Motion to Stay (Oct. 3, 2017)
Bailey Education Group JPS Contract (Sept. 2017)
JPS v. MDE Order and Opinion (Hinds County Circuit Court)
CSE I HB 1523 Order to Stay
HB 1523 5th Circuit Denial of En Banc Hearing Order
MDE Compliance Management Report (Office of State Auditor)
Mississippi State Takeovers (Districts previously under state control via MDE)
Millsaps-Chism State of the State Poll
District of Transformation Law (SB2431)
Araujo v. Bryant Defendant May Brief (Findings of Fact)
Araujo v. Bryant Plaintiff May Brief (Findings of Fact)
Attorney and JPS parent Dorsey Carson filed this lawsuit for injunctive relief against the State of Mississippi for its plans to take over Jackson Public Schools.
Hinds County Delegation Letter to MDE
City Council Agenda 9-1 Special Meeting
JPS MDE Investigative Audit 2017
Motion to Dismiss Smith Indictment
McDowell Road Bridge Detour Route
The late-Friday special Jackson City Council meeting was announced to media via fax late the day before.
Councilman Aaron Banks is pushing five steps to prevent crime in Jackson.
MDOT Roads & Bridges Presentation Aug. 2017
Dr. Mukesh Kumar, JSU professor.
DJP President Ben Allen's statement to the judge during his sentencing on an embezzlement count.
Documents from DJP's 2014 efforts to prosecute whistleblower Linda Brune for alleged forged checks.
The State of Mississippi indicted whistleblower Linda Brune for five felonies.
MDE Office of Accountability Baseline Change Presentation (August 2017)
JPS Out-of-School Suspension Data (2016-2017 School Year)
Jordan v. Mississippi (June 2017 En Banc Order)
Richard Jordan 2nd Petition for Post-Conviction Relief
ASA Continuum of Depth of Sedation Spectrum
MS Death Penalty Law (HB 638 2017)
JPS 2017-2018 Code of Conduct
White House Rethinking Discipline December 2016 Report
MLBC Letter to Gov. Bryant Special Session Request (August 2017)
City of Jackson et al v. Bryant et al (Bryant, Reeves Motion for Ruling on Counts 1-4)
Dept. of Mental Health Forensic Services Info Sheet
City of Jackson et al v. Bryant et al Reeves Order on Counts 1-4
City of Jackson et al v. Bryant et al (Amended Complaint)
Child Care-Workforce Training Policy Brief (MLICCI)
SPLC, Lamda SCOTUS Legal Brief (Moore v. Bryant)
Congressional Black Caucus, MS Legislative Black Caucus SCOTUS Brief (Moore v. Bryant)
Gov. Bryant's Opioid and Heroin Taskforce Recommendations
Senators Letter to Tom Price Re: Grandmothered Health Insurance Waiver
Chaney Letter to CMS Re: Youth Waiver
Henley-Young February 2017 Monitor's Report
Henley-Young 2016 Medical Services Review Report
NAACP Black Caucus Southern Legislative Caucus Boycott Letter
DA Robert Smith's appeal to the Mississippi Supreme Court.
DA Smith's Motion to Stay Trial Proceedings.
Mississippi Supreme Court denies DA Robert Smith's Motion to Stay and Appeal
Burks v. Scott County Final Order (June 2017)
Burks v. Scott County Amended Complaint (Dec. 2014)
CSE v. Bryant 5th Circuit Petition for Re-hearing
Barber v. Bryant 5th Circuit Petition for Rehearing En Banc
Troupe v. Barbour Final Judgment, Settlement Agreement
Troupe v. Barbour Joint Motion to Dismiss
Alford, ACLU of MS v. Moulder Memorandum in Support of Stay
Moore v. Bryant SCOTUS Petition (Writ of Cert)
JPS 2017-2018 Approved Budget
Environmental Orgs Intent to Sue Letter to EPA
5th Circuit Opinion (Reversal) HB1523 Case
Community Improvement Unit Timeline for reported blighted, abandoned properties.
VA Nondiscrimination Policy (Adopted 2013)
Secretary of State process for obtaining tax forfeited lands. This page shows the early process and mentions how the State does not pay taxes.
VA LGBT Directive (Effective 2013, via va.gov)
Troupe v. Barbour Order Releasing TAC Report
MS Children's Behavioral Health Needs Assessment (TAC Report 2015)
Kids Count 2017 Mississippi Profile
Kids Count 2017 Report (National Report)
Mississippi Kids Count Report 2017
Order continuing the trial of Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith
Jackson Police Department Chief Lee Vance Answer to Complaint. Filed on May 19, 2017.
ROCAAT Ministries agenda for the summer reading program.
List of the required books needed by ROCAAT Ministries for the summer reading program.
Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith's Indictment. Filed on May 25, 2017.
Tina Wallace's Complaint filed on April 14, 2017.
City of Jackson's Answer to Amended Complaint filed on Dec. 12, 2016.
Amanda Williams' Amended Complaint filed on Dec. 28, 2016.
Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason's Answer to Amended Complaint filed on March 2, 2017.
Cheryl Matory and Tomeca Barnes' Amended Complaint filed on Jan. 20, 2017.
Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason's Answer to Complaint. Filed on April 17, 2017.
Belendia Jones' Complaint filed on Feb. 21, 2017.
Mayor Tony Yarber's Amended Answer filed on May 30, 2017.
Stephanie L. Coleman's Complaint filed on Feb. 2, 2017.
Mayor Tony Yarber's response to Kimberly Bracey's Motion to Compel. Filed on April 20, 2017.
Kimberly Bracey's Motion to Compel filed on April 13, 2017
Kimberly Bracey's Complaint filed on Aug. 25, 2016
JSU Budget Reduction and Recovery Plan
McKinley Alexander et al v. IHL Board of Trustees et al
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves 2017 Campaign Finance Report
Mississippi v. Robert Shuler Smith Indictment (May 30,2017)
Carlos Moore v. Karl Oliver et al Amended Complaint
Williams et al v. Bryant Complaint
Clarksdale School District et al v. MS (Feb. 2017 Reply Brief)
Rep. Clark, Sen. Horhn v. Bryant et al Complaint (May 17, 2017)
L.S. v. Bryant Amended Complaint (April 24, 2017)
Agenda and Questions from WTJ Assembly
Gov. Bryant Helm Place Resolution
L.S. v. Bryant State Response (May 2017)
AG Jim Hood May 2 Letter to Gov. Bryant (Re: Special Session)
Mason-Sherman v. Parish et al (Amended Complaint) Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Mason-Sherman v. Parish et al (Performance Oil Response)
Mason-Sherman v. Parish et al (Ratcliff Response)
Mason-Sherman v. Parish (Parish Response)
The Chokwe Lumumba mayoral campaign as filed a supplement report to its April 25 primary finance filing listing addresses and other information.
JPS School Climate Survey (Jan. 2017)
After Chokwe Lumumba's huge victory in the 2017 Democratic primary, pollsters analyze why they had under-estimated his landslide victory over nine other candidates.
Jackson Public Schools-Bailey Education Group Contract (2017)
Still Life Study by the Sentencing Project (2017)
Brown et. al v. Madison County (ACLU of MS racial-profiling in policing lawsuit)
MS Economic Review 2017 Volume 1
Department of Mental Health FY18 Budget Cuts
Rivers McGraw Act (Mental Health Court Diversion Program)
DOJ Hinds County Findings Letter (2015)
Teacher Pay Raise, School Recognition Program Legislation (2014)
John Horhn April 25 Campaign Finance Report
Robert Graham April 25 Finance Report
Tony Yarber April 25 Finance Report
Ronnie Crudup, Jr. April 25 Campaign Finance Report
House Bill 1425: Occupational Board Compliance Act
Jan. 2015 Commission on Marine Resources Meeting Transcript
2015 Mississippi Oyster Council Report
Governor Veto Message HB 1033
Bracey v. Yarber Motion to Compel (April 13, 2017)
Bracey v. Yarber Court Order (March 20, 2017)
The Stephen Group Fiscal Analysis of HB 1090
The Stephen Group Contract w/MDHS (via Transparency MS)
House Bill 1090 (On Gov.'s Desk)
Re-Entry Council Reforms (HB 1033)
Capitol Complex Bill (HB 1226 Conference Report)
12 States, Gov. Bryant Brief (4th Circuit) in Support of Trump Executive Order
FY18 Proposed State Budget Numbers (General Fund Agencies)
Loden MS Supreme Court Appeal, Exhibits of Lethal Injection Protocol Change (July 2016)
House Bill 638 Death Penalty Bill (Amendment Report Sent to Conference)
Jordan, Chase, Loden v. State MS Memorandum July 2015
MacArthur Justice Center MDOC Public Records Request
Jordan, Chase, Loden Memorandum June 2015
State of MS Response to Sept. 2015 Complaint (Jordan, Chase, Loden)
Jordan, Chase, Loden Amended Complaint Sept. 2015
Tax Legislation Fiscal Impact from Democratic Press Conference (Source: DOR)
Jordan v. Mississippi (1985 MS Supreme Court Opinion)
Jordan v. Mississippi (2001 MS Supreme Court Opinion)
Jordan v. Mississippi (2005 MS Supreme Court Opinion)
Parish Not-Guilty Plea, Arraignment
Mason-Sherman v. Parish, Ratliff, Performance Oil
Congressman Thompson Letter Re: Daniela Vargas
State Flag Amendment Vote Count (SB 2509, Rep. Shirley's Amendment)
Glamour magazine article courtesy Sheila Weller
Vargas v. DHS et al Memorandum in Support of Motion for Stay of Removal
Habeas Petition for Daniela Vargas (Vargas v. DHS, et al)
Vargas v. DHS et al Motion for Stay
The list of city candidates who qualified by the May 3 deadline.
Moore v. Bryant 5th Circuit Appellant Reply Brief (Dec. 2016)
Moore v. Bryant 5th Circuit State Appellee Brief (Dec. 2016)
Moore v. Bryant 5th Circuit Nov. 2016 Appeal Brief
Belinda Jones v. Mason Lawsuit (Feb. 2017)
Matory/Barnes v. Mason (January 2017)
FGA Welfare Fraud Prevention Act (Old Model Legislation; Downloaded Feb. 16, 2017)
House Bill 1090 (As Passed House)
Senate Bill 2330 (MS Welfare Fraud Prevention Act)
Legislative Economic Briefing (Feb. 2017)
House Bill 481 ("Phantom Damages" Bill)
Attend a community meeting at Jackson City Hall on Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. to discuss crime-prevention ideas.
Troupe Plaintiffs Motion Against Consolidation (Jan 2017)
LGBT Youth Amicus Brief (Jan. 2017, 5th Circuit)
Bryant, Davis Reply Brief (Jan. 2017, 5th Circuit)
Senate Bill 2567 (DMH to Governor Control Bill)
Richard Barry Letter (Feb. 9) State Board of Mental Health
"Back the Badge Act of 2017" (House version)
HB 974: State Personnel Board Removal Bill
Imagine Mississippi PAC Report (Jan. 2017)
Gov. Bryant Campaign Finance Report (Jan. 2017)
Complaint filed by Stephanie Coleman against the City of Jackson on Feb. 2, 2017
A judge quashed the subpoena of Clarion-Ledger reporter who received and wrote about documents from former DJP employee.
HB 489 Mental Health Courts Bill
HB 920 Juvenile Sentencing Bill
Reentry Council Reforms Bill (HB 1033)
MDOC-Centurion Healthcare Contract
Blue, Red, and Med Lives Matter Bill (As Passed the Senate)
The prosecution moved to keep DJP allegations against Linda Brune out of Ben Allen's trial.
Dr. Daniel Quon may testify in Ben Allen's trial about why Linda Brune wrote him checks on DJP's account.
Business registration documents from Bickers Group from the State of Georgia
Letter from the leaders of the two sides of the Mississippi State Legislature to "Media Organizations" concerning rent for the fourth floor Press Room
2017 Joint Resolution No. 1, authored by Representative Robert Foster, R-DeSoto
Document submitted by Merrida Coxwell in DJP President Ben Allen's case to demonstrate the difference in types of nonprofit statuses.
Defense attorney Merrida Coxwell's memo to the court concerning the charges against DJP President Ben Allen
The Mississippi Attorney General's response to attorney Sam Begley's questions concerning the status of Downtown Jackson Partners
Sen. David Blount's SB 2891
Agenda information about the two nominees to the Jackson Zoo Board of Directors
1999 Bench Warrant for James Hendrix of 5106 Old Canton Road.
Mississippi v. Google Lawsuit (1-13-17)
House Bill 555 (Rep. Baker)
Hinds DA Robert S. Smith responds on behalf of Linda Brune to DJP's Motion to Compel Discovery
DJP's motion to compel discovery from Linda Brune in civil case against her.
New Madison County Court Judge Staci O'Neal sets a hearing in DJP vs. Brune.
Downtown Jackson Partners civil complaint against former employee Linda Brune
AG's Motion for Leave to Interview Jurors or, in the Alternative, Motion to Reconvene Petit Jury for Individual Examination
Response to Defendant Smith's Motion for Relief Based Upon Juror Misconduct and Upon State Efforts to Provoke Mistrial
Defendant Robert Smith's Motion for Relief Based Upon Juror Misconduct and Upon State Efforts to Provoke Mistrial
Transcript of text messages between Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith and Clarion-Ledger Reporter Anna Wolfe.
HB 479: Campaign Finance Reform Bill
MDCPS Appropriations Handout (House Comm. Meeting)
MDHS Appropriations Handout (House Comm. Meeting)
Resolution of the Downtown Jackson Partners Board and accompanying memo from attorney Robert Gibbs
Linda Brune's answer to the Downtown Jackson Partners Civil Complaint
Motion by Merrida Coxwell filed in November 2016 to Dismiss the Indictment Against Ben Allen
EdBuild Findings, Recommendations Full Report
New Jersey firm EdBuild releases its long-awaited findings about public education in Mississippi.
JPS Request for Proposal for National Supe Search Consultant
Reeves-DeVos Support Letter
MDE FY17 Appropriation Bill
SB 2001 (Sen. Bryan MASS Bill)
Civil Complaint filed by DJP against former employee Linda Brune in Madison County Circuit Court
Sections from the State Auditor's report on DJP investigation
MDE 2015-2016 Superintendent's Annual Report
MCLICCI TANF Report
Bond Request for Wayne Mitchell Parish filed by his attorney Ammie T. Nguyen
Troupe v. Barbour State Motion for Consolidation (Oct. 24, 2016)
The jury note that helped DA Robert Smith's end in a mistrial.
Troupe v. Barbour Order Granting Consolidation (Dec. 6. 2016)
Troupe v. Barbour DOJ Response to Consolidation (Nov. 7, 2016)
Hinds County Grand Jury Indictment of Wayne Mitchell Parish for the Murder of Charles McDonald
Gale Walker's Second Amended Complaint against Hinds County District Attorney Robert Shuler Smith
Gale Walker's Original Court Filing including Her Original Complaint against Hinds DA Robert Shuler Smith
SPLC LGBT Youth Amicus Brief (HB1523 5th Circuit)
AIG, Bloomberg et al Amicus Brief (HB1523 5th Circuit)
Sanderson Farms et al Amicus Brief (HB1523 5th Circuit)
Olivia Y 3rd Remedial Order (Dec. 19, 2016)
Olivia Y 2nd Settlement Agreement (Dec. 19)
JLBC FY18 Budget Recommendation
ADA Jamie McBride's Memo to Hinds County DA Robert Shuler Smith concerning the nol pros motion for the Christopher Butler drug charges from 2011
Complaint detailing charges against Christopher Butler.
Jackson Public Schools' Corrective Action Plan 2016-2017
Jury Instructions for the Hinds County DA Robert Shuler Smith Trial
Barber v. Bryant HB1523 Dec. 16 Brief
CSE v. Bryant HB1523 Dec. 16 Brief (5th Circuit)
MS Supreme Court General Election Results
MSGOP Elector Nominations to SoS (Aug. 2016)
MS Court of Appeals General Election Results
MS General Election Vote Results (President; Vice President)
NFIB Jan. 2016 Small Business Study
2008 Department of Youth Services Report
2015 Department of Youth Services Report
Joint Legislative Budget Committee Proposed FY18 Budget
2015 Centers for Disease Control's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Study
Criminal Justice Reform House Bill 585 (2014)
States Amicus Brief 5th Circuit (HB 1523)
Council Agenda Info on Parking Meter Program with Hudson and Associates from St. Louis
NC Values Coalition Amicus Brief (HB 1523)
Gov. Bryant, John Davis 5th Circuit Appeal Brief (Oct. 26)
Mississippi Child Human Trafficking Report Card (Shared Hope)
Gov. Bryant FY2018 Budget Recommendation
Unofficial Election Results for Mississippi
EdBuild Contract (from Transparency MS)
AG Hood Letter to Legislative Leaders EdBuild Contract
Jim Kitchens Committee Campaign Finance Report (Nov. 1)
MS GOP Executive Committee v. Musgrove (2002 Judgment)
National Association of Realtors Fund (Oct. 28 Filing)
Improve Mississippi PAC (Nov. 1 Filing)
Autism Task Force Report (2007)
Council Agenda Item for Fondren Sidewalk Project
Kenny Griffis Committee Campaign Finance Reports (thru Oct. 10)
Center for Individual Freedom FEC Filing (WAPT)
Improve Mississippi PAC FEC Filings (WAPT)
Improve Mississippi PIC, PAC Campaign Finance Reports (2016)
Jordan v. State Order, Written Statement (MS Supreme Court 2012)
Jim Kitchens Committee Campaign Finance Reports (thru Oct. 10)
MDE Appropriation Bill FY17
MDE Appropriation Bill FY16
5th Circuit Gee Opinion (Sep. 2016)
CIPHER PAC Registration (10-25-16)
Proposed Parking Meter Order for City of Jackson
Jackson Police Department Comstat Report for Oct.10-16, 2016
Planned Parenthood Initial Complaint (Medicaid Bill)
Defendant's Motion (PPSE Medicaid Reimbursement Lawsuit)
Order in Planned Parenthood Medicaid Reimbursement Lawsuit
Order Repealing Neighborhood Gating Ordinance
MDHS Contracting Emails (Oct. 5, 2016)
Reason Foundation Presentation (Leg. Workgroup)
DMH Contracting Emails to Leg. Workgroup
MDOC Contracting Emails (Oct. 7, 2016)
Sentencing Project Report: 6 Million Lost Voters
10th Circuit Opinion (Colorado Amazon Tax Law)
Arts and Economic Prosperity IV: The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations and Their Audiences in Greater Jackson Area
Arts and Economic Prosperity IV: The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Arts and Culture Organizations and Their Audiences in Greater Jackson Area
Tax Foundation Amicus Brief (CO Amazon Tax Case)
Federal Complaint filed by U-Own's parent company against Mega Mattress and, as a party, Christopher Butler
Motion for Immediate Bench Trial on the Misdemeanor Charge Contained in Count III filed by Attorney General's Office
August 19, 2016 Letter from Christopher Butler
February 16, 2016 Letter from Christopher Butler
Co-Defendant, Jamie McBride's Motion and Demand for the Mississippi Attorney General's Written Petition Requesting the Impanelment (sic) of the Grand Jury
Jim Waide's Motion to Direct Judge Weill's Court Reporter to Provide Transcripts of Sealed Hearings
Pro-Life 2014 Complaint
Gov. Bryant Racial Reconciliation Proclamation
House Bill 906: Replacing RID with Evidence-Based Program
Flowers (Separate Case File) Petition for Post-Conviction Relief
Flowers Order to Set Briefing Schedule MS Supreme Court
U.S. Supreme Court Order Flowers Case (Vacate, Remand)
Flowers Writ of Certiorari to U.S. Supreme Court
Curtis Flowers MS Supreme Court Opinion (6th Trial)
Pro-Life 2016 Consent Decree
MIssissippi Supreme Court Order reinstating Robert Shuler Smith
MS Adult Basic Education Program and Director List
Truth in Accounting MS FY2015 Report
MS 2016 Debt Affordability Study
MS CAFR FY2015
MS Adult Basic Education Eligible Population
Motion by the AG's office to recall the Grand Jury and to install themselves as pro tempore prosecutors
Memorandum of Understanding for Henley-Young
State of Working Mississippi 2016 Report
City of Ridgeland, HUD Conciliation Agreement
House Bill 809- Online Voter Registration
East MS Correctional Facility ACLU/SPLC Lawsuit
State Flag Lawsuit Appeal to 5th Circuit
MDOT Salary Study (Stennis Institute)
East MS Correctional Facility Lawsuit MDOC Response
Judge Jeff Weill responds to DA Robert S. Smith's Motion on Assigning Case to Judge Roberts
DA Robert S. Smith's responds to motion to assign his case to Judge Roberts
Letter from Judge Weill to Adam Kilgore
Order in Moore v. Bryant Case (State Flag Lawsuit)
Gov. Bryant Sept. 7 Letter to Laura Jackson ($56.8 Million Cut)
A Hinds County jury indicts DA Smith and ADA McBride for allegedly helping Christopher Butler beat wire-fraud charges.
DA Smith's attorney argues that the AG arrested the AG out of fear.
Hinds ADA Jamie McBride explains that AG staff had heard rumors they were being indicted.
Hinds DA Robert S. Smith was indicted on two felonies for trying to help defendant Christopher Butler.
Motion for Entry of Nolle Prosequi Order
Judge Bell's Order of Nolle Prosequi
Comstat Report for August 22 to August 28
Tina Bianchini's Complaint Against JPD
Robert Gibson Complaint Against Madison County Sheriff's Department
AG's motion to dismiss Jim Waide as DA Smith's Attorney
Transcript from the in-chambers meeting between DA Smith, Waide, and AG's attorneys
Amended complaint in the Kimberly Bracey discrimination lawsuit
Jim Waide's response to the Bar complaints filed against Robert Smith
The findings of MDES about the City of Jackson's findings against former Deputy City Attorney Lara Gill.
In the wake of two explosive lawsuits against the City, the city council has called a special meeting.
Comstat Report for August 15 to August 21
A Hinds County judge affirmed MDES' findings about Lara Gill's firing from the Jackson city attorney's office.
Lara Gill's complaint against the City of Jackson for race discrimination.
Mayor Tony Yarber's former executive assistant sued him for sexual harassment and more.
Judge Reeves's order dismissing Jeffrey Stallworth's complaint in the Jackson airport lawsuit.
Judge Bell's order continuing hearing because not "urgent."
180 Program Evaluation (2014, King County)
DA Smith's attorney wants informant, tapes produced.
The preliminary report of the on-site audit the Mississippi Department of Education conducted in the Jackson Public School District
Legislative Working Groups Members List
Motions revealing AG use of confidential informants and secret tapes.
AG Hood DOJ Olmstead Lawsuit Press Release
5th Circuit Order Denying Gov. Bryant's HB1523 Stay Motion
DOJ Olmstead Mental Health Lawsuit (August 2016)
MS Justice Institute Motion to Intervene (Charter School Lawsuit)
State/Feds arrest Hinds ADA Ivon Johnson
Joint Legislative Tax Panel; Working Groups Slideshow
Full list of Gov. Haley Barbour's pardons
State Auditor FY16 Exceptions Report
Gov. Barbour Tax Commission Study (2008)
Judge Reeves' Order on Motion to Stay (HB 1523 Case)
Richard Jordan MS Supreme Court Appeal (July 2016)
Thomas Loden Jr. MS Supreme Court Appeal (July 2016)
5th Circuit Remands Lethal Injection Challenge (June 2016)
Uber Accessibility Release
Copy of MS Bar Formal Complaint Against Hinds County DA Robert Shuler Smith
July 2015 MDOC Memorandum (Federal Court)
Gov. Bryant and John Davis' 5th Circuit Appeal Motion to Stay
MS Center for Justice Plaintiffs' 5th Circuit Response Motion
CSE v. Bryant Plaintiffs' 5th Circuit Response Motion
CSE v. Bryant Kaplan Motion with Religious Group Emails
July 13 Memo to City from Planning and Development Department outlining options for moving forward with JATRAN, such as leasing buses.
Federal Indictment of Dr. Carl Reddix of Jackson in relation to the Epps bribery case.
Report by BOTEC Analysis on Gang Violence in Hinds County.
Resolution passed by the City Council pressing for more cooperation between Jackson and the Secretary of State's office in redistributing tax-forfeiture properties in the Neighbor's First Program.
Statement from contractor National Express about the state of the buses.
Memo from the City's Planning and Development Department to the City Council, Mayor, on the options for moving JATRAN into the city's infrastructure.
State Budget Bulletin (Fiscal-Year 2017)
Order from Judge Jeff Weill barring Hinds DA Robert Shuler Smith from duties.
Hinds County DA Robert Shuler Smith's Order of Mandamus entered into the Mississippi Supreme Court.
One of the BOTEC studies, focusing on the contributing factors to crime in the capitol city.
Motion filed by the MBAA in support of their motion to intervene in the Bell v. City of Jackson "pay or stay" lawsuit.
Aurajo v. Gov. Phil Bryant Complaint
COMSTAT report for June 27 to July 3
Gov. Bryant Memorandum for Stay on HB1523 Case
FY2017 Budget Update presented to the city council by Michael Thomas on June 30, 2016.
Gov. Bryant Motion to Appeal HB 1523
Order filed by Federal Judge Carlton Reeves halting HB1523
Copy of the Class Action Complaint from the City of Jackson
Continental, Shipyard Bill (Special Session 1)
CSE I HB 1523 Order
A copy of Lowry Heussler’s letter of June 3 to School Board counsel Dorian Turner
Email exchange between JPS Superintendent Dr. Cedrick Gray and BOTEC President Brad Rowe.
One of the BOTEC studies commissioned by the Attorney General's office. This one focuses on Jackson Public Schools.
Amended Complaint by JPS against BOTEC
Press release from the Hinds County Sheriff's Office concerning the bomb threat on June 23, 2016.
DA Smith's press release about his arrest.
DOJ and Hinds County Criminal System Reform Settlement Agreement
Mississippi DOJ Olmstead Letter (2011)
Rosie D Judgment 2007
MS System of Care Law (HB1529)
Affidavit from Smith arrest, provided by the Hinds County Clerk.
JH v. Barbour (Bryant) May 2016 Plaintiff's Motion
Order in ACLU HB1523 Lawsuit
Mississippi's Business June Report (IHL)
CSE and Hrostowski HB1523 Complaint
FAA new policy covering transfer of operating certificate from the Federal Register from June 6, 2016.
JH v. Hinds County 2011 Complaint (Henley-Young Lawsuit)
2016 Henley-Young Court Monitor's Report (JH v. Hinds County)
MDHS 2015 Annual Report
MS Juvenile Detention Facilities Licensing Act
JH v. Hinds County 2016 Consent Decree (Henley-Young Lawsuit)
JH v. Hinds County 2012 Settlement Agreement (Henley-Young Lawsuit)
2014 JDAI Progress Report
JPD ComStat Reports May 23 to May 29
MS Center for Justice HB1523 Federal Lawsuit
CSE v. Bryant Defendant's Response (May 24)
CSE v. Bryant Plaintiff's Second Brief (June 1)
Gov. Bryant's Executive Order Creating Human Trafficking Taskforce (2014)
Human Trafficking Taskforce Report (July 2015)
Copy of MAC and Associates Lawsuit Against Siemens
11-State Lawsuit Against Obama's Transgender Bathrooms Directive
Jackson Police Department COMSTAT Reports May 16 to May 22
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services AOP TANF Letter
Final Version of SB 2162 as sent to the Governor.
Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Law (SB 2700 from 2012 Session)
Olivia Y May 19 Press Release from A Better Childhood
Benjamin Morris Open Letter to Gov. Bryant on HB1523
Senate Bill 2179 (Department of Child Protection Services Creation)
Copy of the Bell Class Action Suit Against City Complaint
Legislative Democratic Caucus, Former Mental Health Director Letter to Gov. Bryant Concerning DMH Budget
DMH FY2017 Budget Cuts Press Release (May 10, 2016)
Congressman Thomson's Letter to NAACP Regarding HB1523
Centers for Medicaid and CHIP Services Letter to Medicaid Directors (April 19)
Senate Bill 2238 (Planned Parenthood Medicaid Reimbursements)
AG April Letter to Leadership (Concerning SB2362)
April MDOC RID Program Press Release
2014 Performance Based Budgeting Bill (House Bill 677)
AG March Letter to Leadership (Concerning SB2362)
May 4 State Response Letter to Kaplan Letter (Regarding HB1523)
City of Jackson Ordinance Requiring a Fund Reserve
Copy of emails from Yarber to the Council about May 9 meeting
Memo from Director of Administration Michelle Battee-Day to Mayor Tony Yarber
CSE v. Bryant Motion to Reopen Case (HB 1523)
ACLU HB 1523 Lawsuit (Initial Complaint)
Gunn v. Hughes Supreme Court Order (May 9, 2016)
JPD ComStat Reports April 25 to May 1
Roberta Kaplan Letter to Govt. Leaders Concerning HB1523
MS Transportation Network Company, as signed into law
Mississippi Graduation Rate Gains 2016 from MDE
The first lawsuit against the Jackson airport "takeover."
State Treasurer Lynn Fitch Letter to Legislative Leadership
City of Jackson Subcontractor Transparency Ordinance
Taxpayer Pay Raise Act 2016 (Conference Report that passed Senate)
Tate Reeves 2015 Election Campaign Finance Reports
Tate Reeves 2014 Annual Campaign Finance Report
City of Ridgeland Motion to Dismiss Complaint (4/11/16)
House Suspension Resolution to Repeal HB1523 (MS Economic and Tourism Recovery Act)
Mason-Dixon April Medicaid Expansion Poll (Mississippi Health Advocacy Program Questions)
2016 Mason-Dixon Medicaid Expansion Poll (MHAP Questions)
Statement of MS Writers Opposing HB 1523
Letter from the MSDH to Public Works detailing the updated corrosion control compliance plan with deadlines.
Letter from the MSDH comparing the cost of the corrosion control study to others around the nation.
The Criminal Justice Reform Task Force Statement of the Problem outlines root and systemic causes of crime in the city of Jackson.
David Baria 2015 Campaign Finance Reports
MS Parental Representation Rights (HB772)
MS Termination of Parental Rights Bill (HB 1240)
Kansas Supreme Court Ruling, Overturning Dismemberment Abortion Ban
House Bill 1523, as Signed into Law by Gov. Bryant
MS Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act
City of Ridgeland Lawsuit
Philip Gunn 2015 Campaign Finance Reports
Mississippi Lawyers, Legal Scholars Respond to HB1523
Jackson, Mississippi's city council expressed opposition to the state's anti-LGBT legislation (HB 1523) and support for LGBT citizens and visitors.
Mason-Dixon HB1523 Poll (Sponsored by MS Center for Public Policy)
BCYDA Mississippi Press Release
Black Caucus YDA Jackson Press Release
JPS Water Test Results
March 31 Order in Campaign for Southern Equality v. Mississippi Department of Human Services
Senate Amendments to House Bill 1523
Medicaid Reimbursement for Nontherapeutic Abortions (House Version of SB2238)
Millsaps Professors Letter Opposing HB1523
Mississippi Economic Council 2014 Lobbyist's Client Report
Mississippi Economic Council 2015 Lobbyist's Client Report
MS See Something, Say Something Act (Senate Version of HB 578)
Anti-Human Trafficking Bill (Senate Version of HB 553)
Court filings of Downtown Jackson Partners versus Linda Brune
Rep. Jay Hughes/Speaker Philip Gunn Legal Dispute Documents
MS Supreme Court Order Dissolving Restraining Order in Hughes/Gunn Dispute
Capitol Complex District Bill (Updated Language)
Mississippi Consumer Finance Association Lobbyist's Client Reports 2014-2015
LEN PAC Campaign Finance Reports 2015
House Ports, Harbors and Airports Committee Amended Jackson Airport Bill
Jackson City Council Agenda for March 22, 2016 meeting
Rep. Karl Oliver (R-Winona) 2015 Campaign Finance Reports
Jackson Police Department COMSTAT Report for March 7 to March 13
The Jackson City Council will vote on whether to demand more transparency.
Jackson State University Lobbyist's Client 2015 Annual Report
Mississippi State Lobbyist's Client 2015 Annual Report
University of Mississippi Lobbyist's Client 2015 Annual Report
"Highway" Bond Bill (Senate Bill 2921)
Juvenile Detention and Alternatives Task Force: Report to the Mississippi Legislature
Sen. John Horhn 2015 Election Campaign Finance Reports
Mississippi Manufacturers Association PAC 2015 Campaign Finance Report
Mississippi Manufacturers Association 2015 Lobbyist's Client Annual Report
House Medicaid Appropriations Bill (HB1650)
Mississippi State College of Business and NSPARC Franchise Tax Study (supported by MMA)
Sen. Josh Harkins 2015 Election Campaign Finance Reports
JMAA Strategic Plan 2021
Precautionary Boil Water Lift
The City of Jackson took nearly a month to tell the JFP that it could not provide a list of "firms holding active contracts" with the City because "for an identifiable public record."
Carlos Moore's 3rd Amended State Flag Lawsuit, filed in the U.S. Southern District Court in Mississippi.
JPD Comstat Reports Feb 29 to March 6
Capitol Complex Improvement District
Taxpayer Pay Raise Act of 2016 (Senate Bill 2858)
The Department of Health's water compliance plan for Jackson.
Mayor Tony Yarber accused the Jackson City Council of politics for rejecting a corrosion-study contract.
Hinds County Indictment of Ben Allen
Division of Child Protection Services House Bill (HB1011)
Downtown Jackson Partners says a disgruntled former employer who embezzled spurred an investigation of its president, Ben Allen.
State Auditor Stacey Pickering revealed these emails after Hinds DA Robert Smith indicted two of his employees.
State Auditor Pickering provided this audit case file receipt signed by DA Robert S. Smith.
McDonald letter to DA Smith
Hinds County Indictment of Auditor Employees
Property owned by the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority is surrounded by valuable Rankin County land.
Execution Team Identity Protection Bill (SB 2237)
Planned Parenthood Medicaid Reimbursement Bill (SB2238)
Uber, Digital Transportation Networks Bill (SB2815)
Capitol Complex Improvement District Bill (SB2525)
Carlos Moore's Amended State Flag Lawsuit
Sanctuary Cities Prohibition Bill (Senate Bill 2306)
JPD COMSTAT Report from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28
A list of Donald Trump's Mississippi Campaign Committee for the presidency.
Mississippi Charter Schools Act-Senate Bill 2161
Here is the revised 2016 Spring Calendar for Jackson State University.
2016 JPD Accreditation Process
Councilman Stamps' "civil emergency" resolution over lead in Jackson's water.
Inmate Release Eligibility Bill (HB 1390) *died in committee
Charles Moore's Mississippi State Flag Lawsuit
Mississippi Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act
Weekly Jackson crime stats.
Sen. Simmons' Response to Gov. Phil Bryant's Proclamation
2015 Report on Holmes-Durant Consolidation
April is the month Mississippi honors the Confederate States and those who fought for the South in the Civil War.
Personal Responsibility Education Bill
MDE 2014-2015 Sex Education Data
Jackson Airport "Takeover" Bill
House Bill 1
The Mississippi Airport Association opposes a State takeover of the Jackson airport on several grounds.
Birth Gender Privacy Act (HB1258)
JPD Comstat Report
Lumumba Wrongful Death Suit
Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act (HB1523)
The Jackson City Council is discussing a new ordinance to increase subcontractor transparency in the city.
Rental property ordinance proposed by Councilman Tyrone Hendrix on 2/17/16.
Senate Bill 2242-Food Desert Legislation
MDHS Final Organizational Analysis Report
MS House Bill 944
Council Agendas Feb. 16, 2015
Comstat Report Jan. 25, 2016
Senate Airport Bill
Federal Regulation and Access to Small Dollar Credit
Hinds Megasite, Shipyard Bill
Hinds Megasite, Shipyard Amendment
Mississippi Kids Count 2015 Fact Book
CITY OF JACKSON PRELIMINARY LEAD EXCEEDANCE RESULTS COMPARISON: JUNE 2015 vs JANUARY 2016
Sample Results During Compliance Period Ending 12/31/2015.
Crime stats from Jan. 25, 2016, to Jan. 31, 2016.
City of Jackson water-quality report for 2015.
2016 Election Law Reform Committee Report
2016 Legal Beagle 5K Registration Form
Councilman Kenny Stokes' letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch.
A grand jury in Clarke County declined to indict Kevin Herrington, a white Stonewall, Miss. police officer, who stopped a black man named Jonathan Sanders last July. Sanders, 39, died after Herrington put him in a chokehold.
COMSTAT Report for Nov. 9 to Nov. 15, 2015.
GREEK PASTRY SALE by the St Basil’s Ladies Philoptochos Society
Robert Gray Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 28 2015.
Jim Hood Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 28 2015.
Cecil Brown Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 9 2015
Cecil Brown Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 28 2015
Brent Bailey Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 9 2015.
Brent Bailey Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 28 2015
Mike Hurst Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 28 2015.
Mike Hurst Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 9 2015.
Jim Hood Campaign Finance Report, Oct. 9 2015.
Class action lawsuit filed against the City of Jackson for practices related to the collection of fines and fees.
2015 christmas parade participant form_201510130910244661
City of Jackson's Motion to Dismiss
City of Jackson Answer and Counter-Claim
The State Fair Commission sued Jackson in Hinds County Chancery Court over that refusal to provide police officers to the fair, which begins Oct. 7 at the state fairgrounds.
Comstat report for Aug. 24 to Aug. 30
Mendenhall Police Chief Indictment.
Jim Hood Campaign's responds to GOP Challenger Mike Hurst about Mendenhall police chief case.
Rana Mitchell filed a complaint to the state Auditor's office on Sept. 17.
Initiative 42 Ballot Example
Mary Coleman Campaign Finance Reports
Robert Gray Campaign Finance Reports
Barbara Blackmon Campaign Finance Reports
Coalition Public Comment Letter to MDE
Coalition Suggested Restraint and Seclusion Policy
McKinney-Vento Grant Allocations
Number of Homeless Youth in McKinney-Vento Grant Counties
HOPE Enterprise Corporation's Katrina 10-Year Report.
Certified Letters sent by Initiative 42 Campaign to House Speaker Philip Gunn and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves
PEER Report of Mississippi Department of Education's Accountability Standards, published August 2015
Jeff Stallworth Campaign Finance Report
Tyrone Lewis Campaign Finance Report Part 2
Zack Wallace Campaign Finance Report
Darrel McQuirter Campaign Finance Report
Eddie J. Fair Campaign Finance Report
Eddie Jean Carr Campaign Finance Report
Tyrone Lewis Campaign Finance Report
Vallena J. Greer Campaign Finance Report
Stephanie McKenzie Foster Campaign Finance Report
Vern Gavin Campaign Finance Report
Victor P. Mason Campaign Finance Report
Reginald Thompson Campaign Finance Report
Anthony P. Thomas Campaign Finance Report
Leslie Tannehill Campaign Finance Report
Robert Amos pre-runoff report.
Mary Coleman Pre-Runoff Report.
Sam Begley Pre-Runoff Report, Aug. 18
Kathy Sykes Pre-Runoff Report, Aug. 2015
Jackson City Council Budget Plan, Aug. 2015.
Sam Begley Campaign Finance Report. July 28, 2015.
MS Department of Human Services Budget Cut Proposal
MS IHL Budget Cut Proposal
MS Community College Board Budget Cut Proposal
Mississippi Department of Mental Health Budget Cut Proposal
Michael McDougle Autopsy Report.
Hinds County Campaign Finance Reports, July 2015.
Hinds County Campaign Finance Reports, July 2015 28 Part II.
Robert Smith Campaign Finance Reports, 2015
Robert Smith Campaign Finance Reports, 2015 Part III.
Robert Smith Campaign Finance Reports, 2015.
Faye Peterson Disposition Summary.
Robert S. Smith Disposition Summary.
U.S. Circuit Judge Jerry Smith's Opinion in Campaign for Southern Equality v. Bryant
Jim Hood's June 29 Statement
Jim Hood's June 26 Statement
5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Letter
South District Public Service Commissioner Candidates Finance Reports
Secretary of State Candidates Finance Reports
North District Public Service Commissioner Candidates Finance Reports
Commissioner of Insurance Candidates Finance Reports
Commissioner of Agriculture Candidates Finance Reports
Central District Public Service Commissioner Candidates Finance Reports
Attorney General Candidates Finance Reports
State Auditor Candidates Finance Reports
Governor Candidates Finance Reports
Lieutenant Governor Candidates Finance Reports
State Treasurer Candidates Finance Reports
Hinds County Periodic Campaign-Finance Reports, June 2015. Part One (A-L).
Hinds County Periodic Campaign-Finance Reports, June 2015. Part Two (M-Z).
Fair Housing Expo General Registration Form
Fair Housing Expo Booth Registration Form
From the press release: FREE BOYS AND GIRLS LAW CAMP: Please apply!!! The Magnolia Bar Foundation’s Boys and Girls Law Camp is a no-cost, overnight camp for boys and girls, ages 13 to 15. The purpose of the camp is to expose young students, from traditionally disadvantaged backgrounds,to programs and activities relating to the field of law, as well as personal and social enrichment activities. The camp will be held at Jackson State University, June 4-7, 2015. Applications must be returned no later than Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The applications may be mailed to the Magnolia Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 2792, Jackson, MS 39207, or sent electronically to email@example.com. All applicants will be notified of a decision no later than May 1, 2015. Businesses or individuals interested in partnering with the Foundation through law camp sponsorship should contact the Magnolia Bar Foundation.
Raftelis Financial Consultants' review of the Siemens performance guarantee.
The city of Jackson's $91 million energy performance contract with Siemens.
UCLA's Civil Rights Project released a February 2015 report showing school suspension disparity across the country.
The Children's Defense Fund researched zero tolerance school policies in Mississippi and compiled its findings.
The National School Board Association looks at the effects of out-of-school suspension and recommends that school boards help eliminate suspension in its schools.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the City of Meridian for its involvement in a school-to-prison pipeline.
"Testing, Crime and Punishment" looks at the correlation between suspension and high-stakes testing.
The American Civil Liberties Union examines the school-to-prison pipeline.
"An Integrated Plan for Sustainable Infrastructure Improvements and Regulatory Compliance."
Researchers from the Montgomery, Ala.-based Equal Justice Initiative spent four years throughout Deep South states where lynching was most prevalent—Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia —combing through local newspapers, historical archives and court records. EJI also interviewed local historians, survivors, and the families of victims.
From the press release: TO: Amy Walker FAX: 601-576-4445 Space is limited. Attendees will be chosen on a first come, first serve basis. One registration form per attendee. Please return a completed form by January 29, 2015 to the above fax number to Amy Walker, MS Attorney General’s Office, Bureau of Victim Assistance. After submitting a Registration Form, we request that you contact Amy Walker 1-800-829-6766 should you be unable to attend. You should receive a confirmation that you have been enrolled in the training.
The federal "Greening America's Capitols" project provided a plan to Jackson on how to help improve its green space.
Mississippi will use performance-based budgeting starting this year.
Rep. Chuck Espy, D-Clarksdale, announces his intent to propose body camera legislation in the 2015 session.
Richard Sellers Campaign-Finance Report 2014
Amile Wilson Campaign-Finance Report 2014
Ashby Foote Campaign-Finance Report 2014
Dorsey Carson Campaign-Finance Report 2014
Charles Barbour Campaign-Finance Report 2014
U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves' order overturning Mississippi's same-sex marriage ban, handed down Nov. 26, 2014.
In 2011, Rosemary Barbour was found to have attempted defrauding the federal government post-Katrina.
Plaintiff brief filed prior to hearing of Campaign For Southern Equality v. Bryant.
The State's response to the plaintiff's complaint in Campaign for Southern Equality v. Bryant.
Indicment in U.S.A. v. Christopher Epps, Cecil McCrory
All Citizens For Mississippi, a controversial super PAC created during the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate, filed their FEC reports October 15, despite the group's failure to file on time previously.
Hinds County Grand Jury Report, Oct. 2014
HUD Monitoring Report on Farish Street Project.
A PEER investigation criticizes Mississippi State Hospital's closure of their community-based services.
Kerner Commission Report on Civil Disorders, published in 1967.
State Sen. Chris McDaniel's election challenge lawsuit.
Federal Appeals Decision in Miss. Admitting Privileges Law Suit.
Affidavit of Susan Morse.
Affidavit of Phillip C. Harding.
National Republican Senatorial Committee filed $175,000 with the Federal Elections Commission to the payee National Media Research, Planning & Placement
All Citizens for Mississippi purchases an advertisement through American Media Advocacy Group.
MDA Drilling Opinion and Order
Resolution Supporting Equality for All Citizens of Jackson, Miss.
Part II of Chokwe A. Lumumba's pre-runoff report, including disbursements.
David Watkins appealed the March 2014 ruling that he violated state law in a bond money transfer.
David Watkins' attorney explains his appeal of secretary of state order.
2014 Political Committee Report of Receipts and Disbursements
Antar Lumumba Report of Receipts and Disbursements
Tony Yarber Report of Receipts and Disbursements
Accident/Loss report related to the removal of a mural depicting late Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.
City of Jackson Parks and Recreation Dept. Vandalism Report for mural on High Street.
Chokwe Antar Lumumba 48 Hour Report #2
Millsaps and Tougaloo colleges released a joint letter against SB 2681, Mississippi's "religious freedom" law.
Comstat Report March 10-16
Comstat Report March 24-30
John Horhn 48 Hour Report
Tony Yarber 48 Hour Report
Harvey Johnson 48 Hour Report
Melvin Priester Jr 48 Hour Report
Tony Yarber Campaign Finance Report
Melvin Priester Campaign Finance Report
Chokwe Antar Lumumba 48 Hour Report
Albert Wilson Campaign Finance Report
Francis Smith Campaign Finance Report
Regina Quinn Campaign Finance Report
Harvey Johnson Campaign Finance Report
Margaret Barrett-Simon Campaign Finance Report
John Horhn Campaign Finance Report
Chokwe A Lumumba Campaign Finance Report.
The city of Jackson's plan to repay $1.9 million in community-development block grants the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said did not meet federal guidelines.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood wants the state supreme court to explain why it overturned the conviction of Michelle Byrom.
The Mississippi State Supreme Court Denied the State's Request to Set an Execution Date for Charles Ray Crawford.
The March 31, 2014, order from the Mississippi Supreme Court regarding the Michelle Byrom v. State of Mississippi case.
Attorneys say the chemicals that would be used to execute two prisoners is cruel and unusual punishment.
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in the administrative proceeding against David Watkins and Watkins Development LLC for allegedly misappropriating funds from one development to another.
The final order issued by Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, Jr., against David Watkins, Sr., and Watkins Development LLC on 3/24/14.
David Watkins Sr. responds to the Secretary of State's offices findings of fact in a case of alleged misappropriation of funds.
Edward Jr. Ltr 1
Michelle Byrom motion for post-conviction relief
U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Michelle Byrom case
Michelle Byrom appeal to the Mississippi State Supreme Court
Edward Jr. Ltr 2
Present this flier March 17 to have 15 percent of your lunch purchase donated to Relay for Life.
JFP asked the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation to look into a dangerous Madison police chase into Jackson.
An account of tensions between Republic of New Afrika members and Jackson Police.
An account of tensions between Republic of New Afrika members and Jackson Police.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann's notice of intent to investigate David Watkins on accusations that he committed securities fraud.
A letter from the CMPDD to the JRA, asking them to reinstate the lease for the Farish Street Group.
Attorney Lance Stevens motion to disqualify the law firm of Jones Walker from representing JRA in a suit against the Farish Street Group.
The Notice of Intent of Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann accusing Jackson developer David Watkins of securities fraud.
The Jackson Redevelopment Authority is going after developer David Watkins for dealings over the Farish Street project.
Public comments submitted as part of the Aug. 2013 Pearl River flood-control scoping meeting.
A letter from the Grambling State football team to school administrators following the team's decision to forfeit an Oct. 19, 2013, game to Jackson State.
Pearl Rental Housing Ammendment
Emergency physicians at the University of Mississippi Medical Center completed a report showing that Quardious Thomas was shot six times.
A report from the Mississippi Center for Violence Prevention on the state's domestic-violence task force.
David Watkins' letter to JRA Chairman Ronnie Crudup, requesting the Jackson Redevelopment Authority Board reconsider cancelling the contract with The Farish Street Group.
Comments Before the JLBC By Darrin Webb
Recommendations for the City of Jackson Parks and Recreation Department
Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba's proposed budget for fiscal year 2014.
An injunction against House Bill 2, also known as the open carry gun law.
Crime Stats 7/7/2013
Jim Hood Letter
This is the PAC Report of Receipts and Disbursements from Pickering, Inc. for the 2013 Municipal Election.
Additional Lee Information
Williams Finance Report
The JFP Chick Ball is July 20, 2013, and will help fight sex trafficking. Download and help distribute this flyer!
This is the Report of Receipts and Disbursements from Cornelius Griggs.
Ponto Downing Finance Report
This is the Report of Receipt and Disbursements from The Pressing Upward Campaign of Francis Smith.
Class Action Complaint
Center for Violence Prevention Director Sandy Middleton explains why the JFP Chick Ball is so important to the Pearl shelter's cause and programs. Download and share to help us get sponsors and donations!
Democratic nominee Chokwe Lumumba's campaign finance report for the general election, filed May 29, 2013.
In this Facebook thread on his public-figure page, Ward 1 Councilman Quentin Whitwell addressed the write-in campaign controversy from vacation. He has since deleted it.
Additional Stamps Information
Statement of Organization for a Political Committee
Statement of Organization for Citizens for a Better Jackson political-action committee.
This flyer, calling Chokwe Lumumba a "race traitor," showed up on cars outside several churches two days before the mayoral runoff.
In 2001, the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed Henry Patton's convictions. This document also shows that the trial court, in front of Judge Marcus Gordon, erred in using an improper "send a message" argument against Lumumba's client.
This 2003 document details Lumumba's appeal to the Court of Appeals
This document also include then-Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James Graves' dissent. (He is now a 5th Circuit Judge.)
The Mississippi Supreme Court reinstated Chokwe Lumumba in January 2007 after a six-month suspension for courtroom behavior.
Jonathan Lee's final campaign finance report before the May 21, 2013, primary runoff.
Ward 4 City Council hopeful De'Keither Stamps primary runoff campaign finance report.
Chokwe Lumumba's final campaign finance report headed into the May 21, 2013 primary runoff.
Contract between Mississippi Products Inc. and the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Mississippi Products Inc. has answered Diversey Inc's. lawsuit for nonpayment.
Mayoral candidate Chokwe Lumumba filed his campaign report on Election Day—a full week after it was due.
Corinthian Sanders Finance Report
Charles Alexander Finance Report
20/20 PAC Finance Report
Charity Wright Finance Report
Tom Stingley Finance Report
Plavise Patterson Finance Report
James Paige Finance Report
Jerry Lindsey Finance Report
Derrick Trimble Finance Report
Marcus Coleman Finance Report
Tony Yarber Finance Report
Charles Tillman Finance Report
Gerald Austin, Sr. Finance Report
Ponto Ronnie Downing Finance Report
Patricia Williams Finance Report
LaRita Cooper-Stokes Finance Report
Ineva May-Pittman Finance Report
June Hardwick Finance Report
Additional Priester Information
Pam Greer Finance Report
Gerald Austin Finance Report
Fran Bridges Report
Zachery Williams Finance Report
Priester Finance Report
Stamps Finance Report
Thompson's Finance Report
Thompson Finance Report
Regina Quinn's campaign finance report.
William Bright's finance report.
Robert Amos' Finance Report
Frank Bluntson only filed one campaign finance report.
The Nucor PAC campaign-finance report.
The Homebuilders Association Build PAC, filed by Mark Evans of Global Asset Consultants in Madison.
Ergon's campaign-finance report.
Mayor Harvey Johnson, Jr.'s campaign finance report filed 4/30/2013.
Default judgement against MPI for Filter Specialists in State of Indiana.
Lawsuit brought against MPI by Diversey, Inc. in December of 2012.
Jonathan Lee's campaign finance report for 2013 through April 30
COMSTAT crime statistics from April 21-April 25, 2013.
Filings for Mississippi Products Inc. with the Mississippi Secretary of State's office.
3M's complaint against Mississippi Products Inc.
An anonymous source sent this packet of documents detailing four default judgments against Mississippi Products Inc.
Pitt Plastics' complaint against Mississippi Products Inc.
Jonathan Lee issued this statement on April 24, 2013, about defaults judgments against his family business.
Georgia Pacific's complaint against Mississippi Products Inc.
A 14-page plan for Jackson from mayoral candidate Jonathan Lee, released April 10, 2013.
Numbers released from the Jackson Police Department on 4/9/13.
Letter to the White House
Tennessee comptroller's audit of Fayette County government and schools.
Letter from the Mississippi Secretary of State's office to Terri Herring requesting she register as a lobbyist, per state law. Dated March 6, 2013.
Terri Herring's Mississippi Lobbyist Registration form, dated March 13, 2013, effective Jan. 1, 2013.
The campaign finance report for all funds raised in 2012, filed by Jackson mayoral candidate Chokwe Lumumba.
A .PDF of Jackson mayoral candidate Regina Quinn's campaign finance report for 2012.
A .PDF of incorporation documents for the non-profit organization "Jackson United" to Elect Regina Quinn, Mayor.
The articles of incorporation that Regina Quinn's husband filed to make her campaign a "non-profit" group.
The campaign finance report for PAC Jackson 20/20, filed Jan. 31, 2013
Ward 1 Councilman Quentin Whitwell
Ward 6 Councilman Tony Yarber
Ward 3 Councilwoman LaRita Cooper Stokes
Challenger Jonathan Lee's report
Ward 5 Councilman Charles Tillman
Mayor Harvey Johnson, Jr.'s report for Jan. 31
National Federation of Independent Business' Index of Small Business Optimism
2011 report from the University of California, Berkeley's Center for Labor Research and Education
"Thinking Outside the Box" reported striking evidence that local business had a far greater economic impact on the city than chain stores.
Text of Gov. Phil Bryant's State of the State speech, Jan. 22, 2013.
House Bill 6, as filed by Rep. Andy Gipson, R-Braxton, in January 2013.
Voter ID exit-poll survey by Edison Research, commissioned by the Secretary of State's office.
Nov. 19, 2012 letter from Republican representatives sent to President Barack Obama concerning Ambassador Susan Rice
Monitoring Compliance Report
Jackson Police Department Major Crime Overview for Oct. 22-Oct. 28, 2012
Blueprint Mississippi Health Care: An Economic Driver
Vision 2012 - a 10-year plan for the Jackson Metro Area.
The Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership's Press Release for VISION 2012.
Jackson Police Department Major Crime Overview for August 27, 2012 Through September 02, 2012
Ordinance Amending the 2008 Amendment to the Capital City Smoke-Free Air Ordinance of 2003
Poverty: 2010 and 2011
Household Income for States: 2010 and 2011
Capital City Smoke-Free Air Ordinance of 2003
A bit of hate mail features editor Kathleen recently received.
Jackson Police Department Major Crime Overview for August 13, 2012 Through August 19, 2012
Current Ward map of Jackson. (Not the best quality. Will try to post better .pdf later today.)
D.L. Johnson Consultant's Option 2 for City Redistricting
D.L. Johnson Consultants' Option 1 for City Redistricting
City Redistricting Option 4
City Redistricting Option 3
Natchez Prison Riot Affidavit.
Jackson Weekly Crime Stats.
Cindy Hyde-Smith, commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, said she will work to change the law that allows same-sex couples to have commitment ceremonies on state-owned property.
The results for Mississippi in the annual Kids Count survey were mixed.
chick ball guide 2012
CBO Letter to House Speaker John Boehner suggests that repealing ACA would increase the deficit.
Sales Tax Holiday 2012
The Challenge of Obtaining Voter Identification
Sandy Middleton describes the work of the Center for Violence Prevention, how much the JFP Chick has helped and why this year's focus is sexual assault.
Danny Glover came to Canton, Miss., in July 2012 to show solidarity with Nissan workers.
UAW's Preable and Principles.
Print this flyer to hand out to potential donors to the JFP Chick Ball or hang in your business. (We suggest pink paper!)
JPD Crime Stats.
The full agenda for the July 16, 2012, Hinds County Board of Supervisors meeting in the Chancery Court building.
Judge Dan Jordan's order allowing Mississippi's sole abortion clinic to stay open.
An exchange of letters between Attorney General Jim Hood and Governor Haley Barbour concerning the governor's blind trust.
Analysis of ACA focusing on children and families.
Policy brief taking a look at the Affordable Care Act, specifically looking at a comparison for Mississippi.
The SPLC wrote a demand letter to the Mississippi Museum of Agriculture and Forestry on behalf of couple Ceara Sturgis and Emily Key.
The Mississippi State Department of Health issued new abortion-clinic rules July 11, 2012. The first page includes the new rules; the second page details the changes.
This is a mind map plan that was designed by Latasha Willis to go with the story "Map It Out".
Disabled-rights advocacy groups sued the Mississippi Department of Education.
This is a mind map that Latasha Willis designed to go with the story "Map It Out."
An after-action report on JPD's July 4-7, 2012, "Operation Firecracker" special operation.
Jackson City Council Agenda for the regular meeting 7/10/12. The Council will hold the meeting in City Hall at 10 a.m.
Amended Complaint 2004 Olivia Y v Haley Barbour
This letter from the Department of Justice demanded more information from Mississippi in order for the new voter ID law to be enforceable.
The Jackson Public Schools' sexual-education curriculum.
Jackson Public Works Department's map of plans for County Line Road.
A statement from the Mississippi secretary of state's office announcing a limited response to its call for people needing voter IDs.
Financial plans and artist's drawings of Iron Horse Grill/Mississippi Music Experience
Artist drawings and financial information of Iron Horse Grill/ Mississippi Music Experience project.
July 2, 2012: The Mississippi Arts Commission awarded $1.5 million in grants.
Judge Dan Jordan's temporary restraining order keeping Mississippi's only abortion clinic open until at least July 11, 2012.
Official Decision of the Supreme Court.
Report on Oxford, Tupelo, Columbus rankings.
A partial collection of the documents in Robert Henderson's pardon file, provided by the attorney general's office.
A federal lawsuit to keep Mississippi's abortion clinic open.
Agenda for June 2012 meeting.
The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Arizona's controversial immigration law.
The U.S. Supreme Court said sentencing kids to life without parole may be cruel and unusual punishment.
Agenda for June 26, 2012, budget meeting.
Scoring and comments on Mississippi's 2011 application for Race to the Top funds for childhood education.