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.
Tuesday marked the first big deadline during the three-month session of the Mississippi Legislature.
Getting married could become a bit more expensive in Mississippi.
More than $4 billion over budget and more than two years late, Mississippi Power Co. announced Tuesday that its $7.1 billion Kemper County plant is finally making electricity from gasified lignite coal.
Lost in the debate over how much the state of Mississippi should spend on schools this year is an equally important question: How much should the state be expected to spend on schools in future years?
The Confederate battle emblem still waves on the Mississippi flag and appears in little danger of being erased anytime soon.
Mississippi -- facing repeated court challenges to lethal injection and the difficulty of finding drugs -- could start looking at alternative ways to carry out the death penalty.
A Mississippi father pleaded guilty Friday in the hot car death of his baby daughter but won't go to prison, under a deal with prosecutors.
A county in eastern Mississippi has agreed to clean up its voter rolls but says there is no evidence that illegal votes have ever been cast.
A bill that would double penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters and medics passed the Mississippi Senate by a 37-13 vote Thursday, despite impassioned cries against it from African-American senators.
Fantasy sports betting operators could soon face an 8 percent tax on their Mississippi revenue.
A bill advancing in the Mississippi House of Representatives would require all K-12 schools to fly the state flag or lose their state accreditation.
Mississippi's chief tax collector has announced that internet retailing titan Amazon will collect Mississippi's 7 percent sales tax beginning Feb. 1.
A bill to double penalties for crimes targeting police officers, firefighters and medics -- in or out of uniform -- is moving ahead in the Mississippi Senate.
Mississippi lawmakers are working to name a state building in honor of a congressman who died in 2015.
A tornado that tore a 31-mile path across south Mississippi over the weekend killed four people and damaged or destroyed more than 1,100 homes, state officials said Monday, as the governor assured residents that federal funds were being sought to help them recover from the widespread devastation.
The Mississippi medical examiner is still working on an autopsy report for two nuns who were killed five months ago in the community where they had done charity work for years.
Mississippi lawmakers could approve development of a residential rehabilitation center for people recovering from brain injuries.
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