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Let the Suffering End

Gov. Bryant, I beg you to get rid of this bill. I know many have gone through or are going through what I did. Let the suffering end. Bring hatred ...

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The Problems with a Supermajority

The 2016 session marked a turning point in the political landscape of the state. After a contested election resulted in the removal of former Rep. Bo Eaton, a Democrat from ...

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Siemens Rep: Water Billing Glitches Result of Backed-up 'TO-DOs'

Siemens representative Frank D. Gagliardi spent most of his presentation to the Jackson City Council's Budget Committee Monday scribbling notes in the margins of the paper on the podium before ...

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Stokes Wants Gun Discharges in City to Bring Increased Jail Time, Larger Fines

Ward 3 Councilman Kenneth Stokes will introduce an ordinance to make discharging a weapon within the city limits punishable by jail time and mandatory fines tomorrow during the regular meeting ...

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Hundreds Rally to Repeal HB 1523, State Faces Deadline Today Before Lawsuit

Hundreds of protesters, from around Mississippi and even out of the state, marched alongside several state lawmakers from the Capitol to the governor's mansion on Sunday afternoon, waving flags and ...

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Sanders, Gibbs Join Green in Seeking District 72 Seat Campbell Is Vacating

Corinthian Sanders and Debra Hendricks Gibbs are running for the Mississippi House seat in District 72, which Rep. Kimberly Campbell is leaving.

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Reflections on Islamic Heritage Month

The Islamic Heritage Festival is Saturday, April 30.

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City Lobbyist Synarus Green Running for Rep. Kimberly Campbell's Seat

Synarus Green is the first candidate to publicly announce he will run for Rep. Kimberly Campbell's seat in the Mississippi Legislature.

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The Wrong Side of History

Even though (HB 1523) may secure your position with religious conservatives, you, sir, will someday realize that you are on the wrong side of history.

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Are We Free?

Are we really free when state government can take control of our citizen's property?

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I’m Staying, and I’m Fighting for Jackson and Mississippi

I promised my husband that I would not leave Mississippi. I looked him in the eye, and I told him that Jackson, Miss., would forever be my home, come what ...

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Hosemann Wrong on Voter ID, Right on Election Reform

The state's election laws and rules are outdated, and if you don't believe us, just go back and read about the two contested election races that shadowed the beginning of ...

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An American in a French Bathroom

Bonjour, monsieur," she said sweetly, as she mopped around my feet. "Oh this is so uncomfortable," I thought to myself as I stood at the urinal and replied, "Bonjour, madam." ...

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The Curious Case of What the #MSLeg Passed, What It Didn’t

With their right to spend their campaign donations on mortgages, automobiles, clothing, tuition payments or non-documented loans still firmly in place, state lawmakers closed up shop early and skipped town ...

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Jackson Airport Enters Next Phase: Lawsuits, FAA, Ethical Limbo

For those wondering what is next in the saga of the takeover of the Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers Municipal Airport, look no further than Charlotte, N.C., and its ongoing discussions ...

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