Mississippi lawmakers in coming weeks could change the rules governing schools in significant ways.
The newly hired directors of two Mississippi history museums see their jobs as being educators as much as curators.
Some tax experts and conservative groups are questioning a proposed Mississippi regulation that would require large sellers to collect taxes on internet sales.
A former secretary of the Navy said during a speaking appearance Friday that he has questions about Russia's involvement in the presidential election.
Mississippi's economy is growing at a modest pace but continues to lag behind the national average, an expert told lawmakers Thursday.
Mississippi legislators are unlikely to agree this session on a comprehensive, long-term plan to pay for highways and bridges.
Mississippi lawmakers are pushing forward early drafts of budget bills that are likely to change before a final deadline.
A car manufacturer that assembles vehicles in Mississippi is the latest corporate donor to the state's two history museums.
At least 15 Mississippi companies are heading to the Middle East next month in the hopes of establishing new partnerships.
An effort to rewrite Mississippi's school-funding formula will not be limited by the budget deadlines of the regular legislative session, House Speaker Philip Gunn said Tuesday.
A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced a Texas man to the maximum term of five years in prison for his role in bribing Mississippi's former corrections commissioner.
Mississippi legislators have advanced one bill to strengthen the state's constitutionally weak governor but killed another.
There's still time to have a real discussion about possible changes to Mississippi's school funding formula.
After endorsing a proposal to give the governor more power over state boards that license accountants, architects, cosmetologists and people in many other occupations or professions, Mississippi lawmakers may rethink or even block it.
The odds of Mississippi getting a state lottery this year are slim.
The Mississippi Senate voted 32-16 Thursday to approve a bill saying local governments and public colleges can't stop their employees from asking whether a person has entered the U.S. illegally, and can't try to grant any special status to those who've entered illegally.
The Mississippi House has reversed itself and passed a bill to regulate and tax operators of daily fantasy sports contests.
The Mississippi House voted Wednesday to triple the penalties for committing violence against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency responders.
Lottery supporters in the Mississippi House snatched defeat from the jaws of victory Wednesday, leaving only one bill that could be used to create the statewide game of chance.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood on Wednesday sued 25 people and companies associated with the state's prison bribery scheme, saying they should repay more than $800 million in revenue they received from the state.
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