The Mississippi House could have multiple ways to vote on creating a lottery in the next several days.
The Mississippi House on Tuesday started debating but did not vote on a bill that would triple the penalties for committing violence against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency responders.
A plan for Mississippi's governor to set up an advisory council on faith-based initiatives is moving ahead in the Legislature.
Mississippi senators want to create a new savings account channeling damage payments from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to projects on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The Mississippi House has removed a procedural hold on a bill to enforce tax collections on items sold over the internet.
The Mississippi House voted Monday to exempt top-rated school districts from having to report information about curriculum and some other matters to the state Department of Education.
A California doctor removed a 130-pound tumor from a Mississippi man who had been told by other physicians that he was just fat.
Mississippi legislators will flail their arms and raise their voices to disagree about substantial issues like education funding and state employees' job protection. But they generally find bipartisan peace and harmony in the act of commending the folks back home.
Former Gov. Haley Barbour and the University Press of Mississippi, in responses last month to a lawsuit, deny that a book about Hurricane Katrina used a photographer's work without permission.
New figures show Mississippi's economy grew at a 3.4 percent annual rate from July through September, just short of the national growth rate.
A female employee of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety was awarded more than $46,000 by a federal jury that found the agency discriminated against her because she is a woman.
Knowing he'd been recommended for a maximum 20-year sentence, a businessman who bribed Mississippi's former prisons chief pleaded for and received mercy Friday from a federal judge.
The Mississippi House could be on track to reverse itself and eventually kill a proposed internet sales tax.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has cleaned out his campaign fund and put most of the money into a political action committee.
Most Mississippi state government employees could lose civil service protection for three years under a bill legislative leaders are pushing as a way to potentially save money in tight budget times.
Two suspects in a Mississippi pawn shop robbery that left three people dead are back in the state after being captured in Kansas.
Small Mississippi breweries could sell beer to customers on site under a measure moving forward in the Legislature.
Mississippi's House voted on Wednesday to enforce taxation on internet sales and earmark the money for road and bridge work.
A Mississippi House committee voted Tuesday to create a state lottery, but the proposal faces a tough future with opposition from the Republican House speaker.
The Mississippi Arts Commission is on track to survive as a stand-alone state agency.
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