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Mississippi House debates internet sales tax for roads and bridge work

Posted 2/2/2017 in State

Mississippi's House voted on Wednesday to enforce taxation on internet sales and earmark the money for road and bridge work.

 

 

Lottery bill clears Mississippi House panel, prospects dim

Posted 2/2/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Mississippi Arts Commission survives as stand-alone agency

Posted 2/1/2017 in State

The Mississippi Arts Commission is on track to survive as a stand-alone state agency.

 

 

Flag bills die, limits on attorney general survive deadline

Posted 2/1/2017 in State

Tuesday marked the first big deadline during the three-month session of the Mississippi Legislature.

 

 

I do, what? Price of marriage could go up in Mississippi

Posted 2/1/2017 in State

Getting married could become a bit more expensive in Mississippi.

 

 

Kemper Co. plant makes electricity, but more work, cost review ahead

Posted 2/1/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Some Republicans seek end to automatic school money demands

Posted 2/1/2017 in State

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?

 

 

Confederate emblem has staying power on Mississippi flag

Posted 1/31/2017 in State

The Confederate battle emblem still waves on the Mississippi flag and appears in little danger of being erased anytime soon.

 

 

Bill: Alter Mississippi execution methods to sidestep suits

Posted 1/30/2017 in State

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.

 

 

No prison time for father who pleads in baby's hot car death

Posted 1/30/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Noxubee County agrees to purge voter rolls due to lawsuit

Posted 1/28/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Senate passes 'Blue Lives' bill, House eyes alternate plan

Posted 1/27/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Miss. mulls regulations for fantasy sports betting

Posted 1/27/2017 in State

Fantasy sports betting operators could soon face an 8 percent tax on their Mississippi revenue.

 

 

Bill: Make schools fly Mississippi's Confederate-themed flag

Posted 1/26/2017 in State

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.

 

Official: Amazon to start charging tax on Miss. sales

Posted 1/25/2017 in State

Mississippi's chief tax collector has announced that internet retailing titan Amazon will collect Mississippi's 7 percent sales tax beginning Feb. 1.

 

Miss. Senate panel advances 'Blue Lives Matter' bill on targeting police

Posted 1/25/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Environmental Quality building could be named for Nunnelee

Posted 1/25/2017 in State

Mississippi lawmakers are working to name a state building in honor of a congressman who died in 2015.

 

 

Officials count 1,100 homes damaged by Mississippi tornado

Posted 1/24/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Autopsy report for slain Mississippi nuns still unfinished

Posted 1/21/2017 in State

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.

 

 

Bill would allow brain injury rehab center in Mississippi

Posted 1/21/2017 in State

Mississippi lawmakers could approve development of a residential rehabilitation center for people recovering from brain injuries.

 

 

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