The Corinth School District is in its third year of a noticeably modified school schedule, with a shorter summer vacation and longer breaks in the fall and spring.
Now-retired Madison County Circuit Judge William Chapman, before his retirement in January, set aside Patrick Beadle's conviction for drug trafficking and allowed him to plead guilty to simple possession.
Ever since the state legislature passed procurement reform, there has been a constant effort to repeal the reforms. This session is no different. State Rep. Jerry Turner, the leader of procurement reform in the House, is in a battle to preserve reverse auctions. Reps.
We don’t know that Mississippi Senate District 22, even with its majority-black voting-age population, is racially gerrymandered, as federal Judge Carlton Reeves has ruled. We do know that it’s politically gerrymandered.
Attorney General Jim Hood has sent a stern and needed message to those who do business with Mississippi.
Be careful who you hire to try to secure these contracts. If they’re crooked, they could cost you dearly.
Jay Hughes, the Democratic Mississippi lawmaker running for lieutenant governor this year, got tripped up last week on a campaign finance reform he supported.
Worse, he initially gave a couple of lame excuses for not following the law.
As of January 1, hospitals were required by the federal government to publish their prices online. The idea behind the mandate was a good one: Consumers could save money - and in the process help restrain health-care costs - by being able to shop around.
A Mississippi House committee this week passed a bill that would raise teacher pay by $500 for each of the next two school years.
If the proposal becomes law, the starting pay for a teacher with a bachelor’s degree would increase by $1,000, to $35,390 in 2020.
It was inevitable that the battle over administrative forfeiture would end up with the law enforcement lobby threatening legislators with “whose side are you on, us or the drug dealers?” For decades, this threat has scared legislators into giving law enforcement whatever they want, in this case, permission to confiscate private property without
Northside’s C Spire has moved one step closer to bringing high speed fiber optic bandwidth speeds to Mississippi’s governmental infrastructure, especially schools and universities. Hinds County Chancery Judge Denise Owens rejected another attempt by AT&T to derail the award of the new state contract for voice and data services to C Spire.