A federal appeals court has blocked an African-American attorney's effort to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the Mississippi state flag. He says he'll take the case to the Supreme Court.
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn says he will appoint a committee to study the pros and cons of creating a state lottery.
The Mississippi Legislature ended its 2017 regular session Wednesday, but will have to return later to pass budgets for the attorney general's office and the Department of Transportation.
McCormick & Co. will open a distribution center in north Mississippi, investing $6 million in equipment and hiring 48 workers.
Mississippi lawmakers Tuesday gave Gov. Phil Bryant permission to withdraw another $50 million from state reserves to cover deficits in the budget year that ends June 30.
Lawmakers want Mississippi to change how it handles executions, with changes meant to overcome legal challenges to execution drugs, and possibly allow the state to use electrocution and the firing squad as death penalty methods.
A bill defining domestic violence in is on its way to the governor's desk.
Wilson F. "Bill" Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, died Tuesday at his home in Jackson. He was 94.
Mississippi House and Senate leaders publicly bickered but failed to agree on a transportation spending plan before a Monday night deadline, likely forcing the governor to call lawmakers back for a special session before the budget year begins July 1.
Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law Monday banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help people who have entered the country illegally, saying he wants Mississippi to help federal agencies arrest people without legal status.
The Mississippi legislature inched toward a budget Sunday, after a contentious process the day before.
A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."
A Mississippi catfish processor is recalling 1,700 pounds of fish after the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that it contained chemicals banned in fish farming.
People who commit crimes in Mississippi against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency workers will face doubled penalties starting July 1.
It's been obvious for months that Mississippi tax revenues have been lagging, and Friday was a day that legislative leaders and Gov. Phil Bryant faced up to the fact.
A federal judge has sanctioned an attorney who filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the fatal shooting of a Tupelo man by a police officer.
Buckle up, Mississippi, because it could soon be the law, no matter where you sit in a car.
Elected officials in Mississippi would no longer be able to use campaign money to subsidize their lifestyles or build retirement nest eggs under a bill likely to become law.
Authorities in Flora say a judge has dropped a credit card fraud charge against a former Miss Mississippi.
Lawmakers have given final passage to a plan sought by Gov. Phil Bryant to set up an advisory council on faith-based initiatives.
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