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Sen. Wicker at Neshoba: Trump Will De-fund Planned Parenthood, Repeal Obamacare

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., who spoke at the Neshoba County Fair on Thursday, called on fair-goers to elect Republicans back to the Senate, and to support Donald Trump in ...

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Neshoba Day 1: 'Social Issues' Front and Center as Reeves, Hood Square Off

The state of Mississippi's political climate and economy are either staggering under the weight of lawsuits or having a really positive year, depending on whom you ask. Attorney General Jim ...

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HB 1523 in the 5th Circuit's Hands

Gov. Phil Bryant and John Davis, the executive director of the Mississippi Department of Human Services, have asked the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to stay the lower court's ...

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UPDATED: ADF to Defend Bryant in HB 1523 Appeal, Emails Reveal Outside Groups' Influence

In a court filing Wednesday, Roberta Kaplan, one of the lawyers representing plaintiffs in the case that made the "Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act" unconstitutional, revealed numerous emails ...

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'Demon Chipmunk' Case Goes Before Mississippi High Court

The Mississippi Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday on a petition Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, filed during the 2016 legislative session, alleging that speed-reading bills in the House of Representatives violates ...

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State Leaders Promise Budget, Tax Reform

State leaders made good on their promise to form working groups to study not only the state's tax structure but also investigate state-agency spending last week.

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Synarus Green: I’m ‘Ready to Serve’ District 72

Synarus Green is no stranger to politics. He has worked government jobs in Jackson, Hattiesburg and Washington, D.C., and has decided to run for the now-vacant District 72 seat in ...

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Wasting Resources on Lies

The state's leaders prioritize their conservative politicking above all else despite costs to the taxpayer that a federal lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood after Senate Bill 2238 took effect July ...

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GOP Convention Features Haley Barbour, Roger Wicker Speeches Today

U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker and former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour are set to speak today at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Trump Supporter Announces Republican Jackson Mayoral Candidacy

Jason Wells has a history of running for office, and now sets his sights on the Jackson mayoral office as a staunch Republican in a field dominated by Democrats.

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The Mystery of a $56-million Mistake

Mississippi's fiscal-year 2017 budget could be $120 million short if Attorney General Jim Hood's calculations are correct, and that budget just took effect on July 1.

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Gov. Bryant Claims Immunity to Dodge Testifying in Airport 'Takeover' Case

Gov. Phil Bryant has filed a motion to quash a subpoena for his appearance in the airport takeover lawsuit, claiming "legislative immunity."

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Gov. Bryant Alone Appeals HB 1523, Wants 'Special Protections and Accommodations'

Gov. Phil Bryant has appealed to the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, asking them to reverse U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves' decision to block House Bill 1523 from becoming ...

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Furloughs for City Employees Here to Stay

The City of Jackson must cut all across the board to balance the budget for the next fiscal year, which means that the furloughs for City employees are here to ...

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Abortion in Mississippi: ‘The Fight’s Not Over’

Derenda Hancock and two other Pink House Defenders were sitting anxiously outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization with donuts and coffee the morning of June 27, all checking their phones ...

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