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Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann is fighting to delay the 2020 session, hoping to stave off another outbreak of COVID-19. When the session does begin in earnest, Hosemann plans to push forward on pay raises for state employees, including teachers, in spite of the financial crunch of the virus. Photo courtesy Brice Wiggins

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