Cities would receive a slightly larger share of Mississippi sales tax collections under a plan that lawmakers are debating.
A disgraced former mayor withdrew his application Wednesday to work as a city planner in a neighboring north Mississippi city.
The Mississippi Senate voted Wednesday to set penalties for people who lure others into gang activities. Black lawmakers raised concerns that the proposal could lead to racial profiling.
A tire maker says it will open a 100-worker warehouse in northwest Mississippi. Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., which operates a tire factory in Tupelo, says it will invest $10 million.
Years of contention and threatened electric rate increases ended Tuesday as utility regulators approved a settlement declaring how much Mississippi Power Co. customers should pay for their share of a troubled $7.5 billion power plant.
A proposal to keep Mississippi's Medicaid program alive is moving ahead in the Legislature, but some Democrats are concerned that the Republican administration could try to deeply cut costs.
The Mississippi House has passed a bill requiring equal pay for equal work by women and men.
Mississippi lawmakers want to stop people from using fake urine to defeat drug tests by passing the "Urine Trouble" bill.
Democratic Sen. Hob Bryan of Amory is generally regarded as one of the smartest people in the Mississippi Capitol, even by those who oppose him ideologically and those who roll their eyes at his occasional finger-pointing, vein-popping rants about public policy.
Mississippi lawmakers pushed ahead Friday with a bill to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, which would be the earliest ban nationwide and create a possible court challenge.
Mississippi lawmakers are resurrecting a push for a state law mandating equal pay for equal work by women and men, but the outcome remains uncertain.
When Rep. Jeff Smith (R-Columbus) told listeners on the Gallo radio show on Jan. 25 that a major aerospace project that would create 4,000 jobs was expected to come to Mississippi, economic development officials from one end of the state to the other were caught flat-footed.
Mississippi lawmakers will debate spending more public money to send children to private schools, as a bill to allow such a plan advanced out of committee to the full Senate on Tuesday.
Country singer and musician Marty Stuart says he's planning to develop a museum and performance hall in his Mississippi hometown to display his collection of 20,000 country music artifacts, including handwritten lyrics from Hank Williams.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint in early January.
Mississippi could become the first U.S. state to try to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, setting up a possible court challenge.
Mississippi lawmakers won't consider erasing the Confederate emblem from the state flag this year because there's no consensus among them on making a change, a leader in the state House said Tuesday.
Tuesday marked the first deadline during the three-month session of the Mississippi Legislature.
The man fired from his radio DJ job for groping superstar Taylor Swift has been hired by a Mississippi radio station.
A key state senator is backing off plans to change Mississippi's state-federal Medicaid program.
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